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Ms. Mitzi M. Rodriguez from Dallas TX is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Goodbye Mr. Mess, Hello Mr. Neat

Help me give my students this storage system for them to have easy access to materials and make them feel independent, create a sense responsibility and have a sense of ownership for our classroom.

  • $512 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My pre-K students live in a very low-income area in Dallas, Texas. In our school, our goal is to prepare them with the necessary skills and knowledge to be successful. My students' age range is from early four to early five years-old. They are eager to learn new things and engage in fun and exciting learning activities. They like to learn by playing games, creating, and teaching each other and me.

My students make me smile every day and give me the inspiration to do my best in the classroom.

My Project

Our school is very old and the furniture we have, if any, is in very poor condition. We really need good storage that is safe and appealing to our students. As we get new materials I want my students to learn how to be organize, how to take care of materials and how to be responsible for the material they use.

My students will use this organizational skills throughout the rest of their life not only at school but at home as well.

I want my classroom to be set up to accommodate, facilitate, and challenge the children’s thinking. In this way, they can act as extensions of the teacher, who can’t be everywhere in the classroom at once.

With this storage system I will set up materials that are mostly familiar to my students. They will explore the materials to gain understanding and then I will observe them using the materials. When my students have gained understanding of what is set up in the area, I will help them extend their learning and challenges them by adding or replacing a part of the familiar materials that are set up.

Ms. Mitzi M. Rodriguez
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
AB323RD - Kids Colors™ All-Purpose Storage Unit - Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $399.00 1 $399.00

Materials cost

$399.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.98

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$434.98

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$76.76

Total project goal

$511.74

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$511.74

1 Donor

-$170.58

Donations toward project cost

-$144.99

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.59

match offer

-$341.16

Match offer toward project cost

-$289.99

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$51.17

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$0.00

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