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Ms. Czapsky from New York NY is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Keeping Up Appearances

My students need a means to clean their room floor and carpets. Every day a student should walk into a room with a clean, freshly vacuumed carpet and a clean, freshly swept floor.

  • $246 goal

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My Students

My students are a wonderful group of young explorers. Their innate curiosity and joy in discovery make the classroom a lively, engaging space and motivates me to do everything I can to give them a strong foundation in learning. My students largely come from a low socioeconomic background, and nearly all are emergent English speakers.

Unfortunately, the amount of high quality learning materials in our classroom is a poor match for the enthusiasm and potential to be found there.

Having a largely ELL populated classroom means that my students are learning English as well as basic literacy and math. They benefit greatly from high quality multimodal materials. Given that we are a Title I school, and our resources are severely limited. Over the past few years our community of donors have helped to create classrooms that transcend these economic limitations, and have allowed our children and teachers the benefit of the highest quality learning resources and materials from art supplies to new libraries to robotics. Truly, we have seen the maxim 'if you can dream it, you can do it' come to life in our classrooms.

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My Project

This year we have been lucky enough to receive two beautiful area rugs for our classroom. As anyone who has spent time in a student centered elementary classroom knows, taking care of our room is part of our daily routine. First Graders love to be appointed jobs like table washer, and sweeper, and take real pride in keeping their room in good condition. One job left to the teacher is to keep the carpets clean and ready for the day's learning . I am asking for a broom and dustbin for sweeping, and for a vacuum cleaner for the rugs. We need a vacuum to keep our rugs looking fresh and a broom and dustbin to keep our floors free of litter and debris.

Ms. Czapsky
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Shark Navigator Professional Upright Vacuum for Carpet and Hard Floor with Lift-Away Hand Vacuum and Anti-Allergy Seal (NV360), Blue • Amazon Business $149.99 1 $149.99
Dust Pan and Broom/Dustpan Cleans Broom Combo with 54" Long Handle For Home Kitchen Room Office Lobby Floor Use Upright Stand Up Broom and Dustpan Set • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99

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