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Ms. Madera from Washington DC is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Flex-Seating and Improved Reading

Help me give my students the gift of flexible setting and improve the library's reading environment!

  • $529 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is a Title I school that sits in the heart of Washington, DC. Having over 600 students from PreK to 5th Grade, we are truly a cultural hub of DC. Our students are fun loving, eager-to-learn new things, excited about school and love to READ... Which is where I come in! My Library would be considered a melting pot of cultural heritage and social needs. Many of my students have been in the US less than 4 years. They inspire me every day.

To meet their needs I incorporate a variety of learning strategies, group work, and alternative learning options to ensure that each student's needs are met, right where they are!

My Project

These new flexible seating options will help my students enjoy reading in the library and encourage our culture of reading throughout grades.

Being an elementary school library, I have to take account for ALL of the students needs, which means I need flexible lesson plans AND a flexible learning environment!

The flexible seating chairs and pads are not only colorful and comfy, creating a welcoming environment, but they will also provide alternative seating that will benefit my energetic students who learn in different ways. With these, my students will be able to move while they learn and stay focused. They will be more excited, active, and engaged in their reading and studies.

The flexible seating will be not only a great place to read books but also to share their thinking with partners and help each student contribute to classroom conversations. Flexible seating, including floor seats, and seat pads, is needed in my library.

Your generous donations will help make learning meaningful for all my students. You will help bring great resource to awesome students!

Ms. Madera
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC405BU - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 2 $99.98
LC405GR - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 2 $99.98
LC405RG - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 2 $99.98
LC511BU - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 2 $29.98
LC511GR - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 2 $29.98
LC511RG - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 2 $29.98

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