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Ms. Pitts from West Haven CT is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Gather Round The Tables!

My students need two round tables to promote collaboration and group work.

  • $526 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are sixth graders, attending an intermediate school, in Connecticut. They come from all areas of town and are mostly from an urban setting. Most of our students qualify for free or reduced lunch. In our district, funding is extremely limited, and access to resources is almost non-existent. I want my classroom to be a place where my students can comfortably learn, in a safe and exciting environment, but I also want to give them every opportunity possible to help them succeed.

My Project

After teaching for many years with desks, I've found that they just are not conducive to group work. No matter how you arrange them, the standard desks with attached chairs don't allow for students to sit comfortably and work together.

This year has been all about trying new strategies for my students and using their input to make decisions about what works best for them.

We know that one size does not fit all. That's why I want to eliminate some desks and add tables for classroom seating. With these tables, students will much more easily be able to work as a team. Since we spend most of our day in partner work, peer editing and revising, and in group discussion, it's only fitting that my students have the best space possible to work in.

These tables will encourage collaboration and make sure that everyone's voice can be heard while working.

Ms. Pitts
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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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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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TABLE - CS ACTIVITY ROUND 48 - MARKERBOARD TOP - SPECIFY T-MOLD EDGE/UPPER LEG COLOR - SPECIFY TABLE HEIGHT • School Specialty $186.87 1 $186.87
TABLE - CS ACTIVITY ROUND 48 - MARKERBOARD TOP - SPECIFY T-MOLD EDGE/UPPER LEG COLOR - SPECIFY TABLE HEIGHT • School Specialty $186.87 1 $186.87
22-30 ADJ LEG • School Specialty $0.00 1 $0.00
OPTION CLASS - CS STANDARD/APOLLO ACTIVITY TABLE MATCHING UPPER LEG/T-MOLD EDGE COLOR OPTION • School Specialty $0.00 1 $0.00
22-30 ADJ LEG • School Specialty $0.00 1 $0.00
OPTION CLASS - CS ACTIVITY TABLE ADJUSTABLE HEIGHT OPTION • School Specialty $0.00 1 $0.00
OPTION CLASS - CS STANDARD/APOLLO ACTIVITY TABLE MATCHING UPPER LEG/T-MOLD EDGE COLOR OPTION • School Specialty $0.00 1 $0.00
BLACK (PP1) - CLASSROOM SELECT • School Specialty $0.00 1 $0.00
BLACK (PP1) - CLASSROOM SELECT • School Specialty $0.00 1 $0.00
OPTION CLASS - CS ACTIVITY TABLE ADJUSTABLE HEIGHT OPTION • School Specialty $0.00 1 $0.00

Materials cost

$373.74

Vendor shipping charges

$37.37

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.61

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$446.72

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$78.83

Total project goal

$525.55

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$525.55

3 Donors

-$525.55

Donations toward project cost

-$446.72

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$78.83

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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