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Mrs. Romero from Austin TX is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Interactive Student-Centered Classroom Under Construction!

Help me give my students a variety of materials such as flexible seating options and dry erase markers to create an interactive classroom.

  • $1,225 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The majority of my students come from low socio-economic backgrounds. This oftentimes means that they do not have the opportunities to learn about the world around them, but you would never know it because they come every day eager to learn.

They are like sponges absorbing every lesson that I share with them.

Their ears perk up and their eyes stare in amazement when we talk about places that they have never visited. A lot of my students have never ventured outside of their neighborhood. Even a trip to our local university is a new adventure to them.

My Project

In my 10 years as a teacher, I have seen a variety of learning styles. In a Title 1 school, it is difficult to try to accommodate all of those learning styles because of the lack of resources.

I believe my students should have the same access to materials that embrace their learning styles regardless of their socioeconomic status.

The materials I have requested will allow me to embrace those learning styles by providing a variety of seats and materials that will make my lessons more interactive. The flexible seating options will give the students the opportunity to work more comfortably, especially those that have trouble sitting still for long amounts of time. These materials will have a great impact in my classroom because all my students will feel embraced and cared for.

Mrs. Romero
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

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
LA678DC - Flex-Space Collaborative Floor Work Space Bundle - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $474.01 1 $474.01
ECR4Kids The Surf - Portable Lap Desk/Laptop Stand/Writing Table, Green (10-Pack) • Amazon Business $216.31 1 $216.31
Swingline Thermal Laminating Pouch, Letter Size, Standard Thickness, 200/Pack (3202062) • Amazon Business $19.99 4 $79.96
Unitek Multi Charging Station, 10-Port USB Charger for Multiple Device with SmartIC Tech and Adjustable Dividers, Organizer Stand Compatible with iPad, Tablet, Kindle, iPhone • Amazon Business $35.69 2 $71.38
Pilot FriXion Ball Clicker Erasable Gel Pens, Fine Point, Red Ink, 12/Pack (31452) • Staples Advantage $26.49 2 $52.98
Pilot FriXion Ball Clicker Erasable Gel Pens, Fine Point, Blue Ink, Dozen (31451) • Staples Advantage $26.49 2 $52.98
Expo Dry Erase Markers, Ultra Fine Point, Black, 12/Pack (1871131) • Staples Advantage $15.99 3 $47.97

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