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Mr. Chen from Chicago IL is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Us Get a New Teaching Easel!

Help me give my students a new easel for whole group lessons on the rug.

  • $548 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My kindergarteners are energetic, deeply curious, bright, emotional, and eager to become more independent with every passing day. Our school is located in the West Chesterfield / Chatham neighborhood on the Far South Side of Chicago. Although the school is majority low-income and faces financial challenges associated with belonging to a large, urban school-district like CPS, the teachers, administrators, staff, and families at the school work tirelessly to provide an enriching, safe, and high-quality education.

Although I have only been with my kindergarteners since mid-year, I have gotten to know them individually and as a group.

They enjoy hands-on experiences, out-of-school learning trips, asking questions, and showing their developing independence.

My Project

Students gather on the rug frequently for mini lessons and other forms of instruction. Although we have a SMARTBoard, I still believe it is important to have a center piece to record thoughts about books, model writing on real paper, and co-constrict posters to solidify our collaborative learning.

Currently, I am using an old ‘easel’ left over from previous teachers when I arrived in the classroom.

It is missing some critical components and is damaged/old, and so it is time for a new one. We use the easel everyday often so we are hoping to be able to get one!

Mr. Chen
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LM540 - Store & Display Teaching Cart • Lakeshore Learning Materials $429.00 1 $429.00

Materials cost

$429.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.44

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$465.44

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$82.14

Total project goal

$547.58

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$547.58

1 Donor

-$491.69

Donations toward project cost

-$465.44

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$55.89

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$0.00

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