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

It Takes Two: Additional Learning Space for the Co-Teaching Classroom

My students need a comfortable rug and learning space where they can meet with our co-teacher for parallel teaching, small group work, and centers.

  • $736 goal

This project expired on December 25, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I currently teach thirty energetic, eager-to-learn second graders at an inner-city school located in Illinois. My students come from a variety of cultures, across a wide range of income levels located within the school's neighborhood and from other neighborhoods across the city.

Like most second graders, my students are extremely curious and love to figure out the world around them through open-ended exploration of materials, topics, ideas, and their surroundings.

I am constantly amazed by the thoughts they have, the way they express themselves, how they work to understand and communicate their experiences with one another.

My Project

Our classroom is extremely lucky to have two teachers, but what we don't have is another learning space so that each teacher can simultaneously meet with groups of our diverse students across mutliple subjects throughout the day.

If our classroom had another rug, easel, and chair, both teachers could teach parallel or differentiated mini-lessons, meet with larger groups of students, and have room for two teacher-guided centers at once.

Students would also be able to utilize this space during independent and partner work times as well.

Having a co-teacher in a classroom is a wonderful resource for all of the students and it is important for each teacher to have a space to teach these diverse learners.

Mrs. Blundy
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 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CARPET NATURES COLORS SEATING RUG 7FT6IN X 12FT • School Specialty $338.77 1 $338.77
AA348 - Magnetic Write & Wipe Adjustable Easel • Lakeshore Learning Materials $149.00 1 $149.00
DG517 - 17 1/2" Heavy-Duty Teacher’s Chair • Lakeshore Learning Materials $64.99 1 $64.99

Materials cost

$552.76

Vendor shipping charges

$33.88

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.29

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$624.93

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$110.28

Total project goal

$735.21

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$735.21

2 Donors

-$735.21

Donations toward project cost

-$624.93

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$110.28

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$0.00

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