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Ms. Trozzo from Pittsburgh PA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Get Lost In A Good Book In The Reading Nook.

My students need a comfortable place to encourage reading. We are requesting a reading nook to share and make a wonderful space for them.

  • $991 goal

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My Students

As a teacher in a low-income/high poverty school district, my students are faced with several challenges both in and out of the classroom. Despite the many challenges they face, I am looking to keep things simple and provide my students with creative and meaningful learning experiences.

Many of my students are being raised in single parent households and receive a free lunch based on their socioeconomic status.

These things may prevent them from getting ahead early in life and may not provide them with the life experiences many of us see as "typical". From the minute they walk in the door of my classroom I focus on their potential and growth while they are with me. I may not be able to control their home lives, however, I can certainly control their experience during the school day. By doing this in a creative and positive way, I am hopeful to inspire even our earliest learners to continue on a path of academic excellence.

My Project

I would really like to get this reading nook for my class to help make it a much more welcoming and exciting place for students to spend their day.

I'm hoping the nook will get them eager and excited about learning to READ!

Thank you so much, every little bit counts. I want to give my students every chance to succeed in their schooling and in life. With the help of the tents it gives them a more quiet space to pick up a book and read. The Shape a Space arch gives them a more comfortable place to read and with the storage of books it gives them a different variety to choose from.

Instilling a love of reading as a leisure activity will undoubtedly help them with succeeding, not only in reading itself but vocabulary building and imagination. Reading is such a gift and I'd love to pass that on to them.

Thank you for your time and consideration!

Ms. Trozzo
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Preschool Shape-A-Spacetm Arch • Kaplan Early Learning Company $679.96 1 $679.96
Giant Rainbow Playsilk By Sarah's Silks - 9 Feet Long - Bed Canopy - Fort Building - Play Tent - Group Games • Amazon Business $59.95 1 $59.95
Giant Rainbow Playsilk By Sarah's Silks - 9 Feet Long - Bed Canopy - Fort Building - Play Tent - Group Games • Amazon Business $59.95 1 $59.95

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