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Ms. Dickens from East Orange NJ is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Independent and Quiet Work Area

My students need lap desks and floor seating for independent quiet work area.

  • $191 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students must audition to attend our performing and fine art school, which is comprised majority of low income families. The students have a huge gap to bridge when it comes to their math ability level and any materials will greatly help my students with their ability level.

My students try their best, yet still have a hard time retaining information in math or just understanding the concepts being taught.

This is why my students assist to create projects to help them learn math concepts, stay organized and be excited and more comfortable with understanding math.

My Project

My students made a project including lap desks and chairs for seating to complete independent work in a designated quiet space in the classroom. The lap desks will be used to complete independent work if students want to sit on the floor to complete their work, whether they want to work alone or have finished their group work and want to work on extra credit/independent work. The chairs will be used by students who also want to sit in the quiet area to complete work alone or have finished their group work and want to work on extra credit/independent work.

These materials will make a difference in my students' learning because it will allow students who need a quiet area to complete work to have that space to do that in.

Some students need quiet to do work and other students finish work before others and have the opportunity to complete independent extra credit work to ensure mastery of the skills taught.

Ms. Dickens
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Big Joe Dorm Bean Bag Chair, Sapphire • Amazon Business $29.88 2 $59.76
ECR4Kids The Surf Portable Lap Desk/Laptop Stand/Writing Table, Blue • Amazon Business $25.00 2 $50.00
LapGear Essential Lap Desk - Alaskan Blue (Fits upto 13.3" Laptop) • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98

Materials cost

$129.74

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.95

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$161.69

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$28.53

Total project goal

$190.22

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$190.22

2 Donors

-$107.61

Donations toward project cost

-$91.47

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.14

match offer

-$82.61

Match offer toward project cost

-$70.22

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.39

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$0.00

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