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Ms. Ortiz from Waterford CA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Independent Scholars

Help me give my students a laptop desk so that they have a place on the carpet to work independently on their laptops during reading centers.

  • $334 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are little scholars. They are motivated, enthusiastic, determined, energetic, and hard workers. They enjoy coming to school and learning new things. Everyday they greet me with a smile and walk in ready to learn. They look around my classroom to see what we are learning that day. They are excited about becoming readers and reading books on their own.

My 1st graders are a group of kids who come from a variety of back grounds.

Included in the group of students are low socio economic students, English Learners, students with special needs, and many others. They are very sweet and respectful groups of kids.

My Project

Reading is a big part of 1st grade. We have reading centers daily. During this time it is important that students work independently during three centers, while I work with my reading groups. During two of the centers students use laptop computers and work on reading programs (Lexia and Benchmark Advance) to help them with their reading skills. Having laptop desks will help students have a designated place on the carpet to work on their laptops. The laptop desks will ensure that the laptops don’t get damaged. The desks will also help students with their posture and help with classroom management.

Ms. Ortiz
Grades PreK-2
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
THE SURF - 10 PIECE CLASSROOM PACK - SPECIFY COLOR • School Specialty $209.97 1 $209.97
RED (RD) - ECR4KIDS RESIN • School Specialty $0.00 1 $0.00
ECR4KIDS SURF OPTION CLASS • School Specialty $0.00 1 $0.00

Materials cost

$209.97

Vendor shipping charges

$21.00

State sales tax

$19.21

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.15

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$283.33

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$50.00

Total project goal

$333.33

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$333.33

1 Donor

-$318.51

Donations toward project cost

-$283.33

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.18

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$14.82

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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