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Ms. Martinez from Washington DC is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Learners of The WORLD!

My students need authentic Spanish decor, organization supplies and basic supplies to put up work on classroom walls like painters tape and putty for posters.

  • $628 goal

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My Students

My students' biggest challenge is getting my students motivated when they believe they are not good at something. By the end of the year, I want my students to be confident, independent, self-assured young adults who are ready to overcome any obstacle. I would like them to believe that their attitude determines their altitude.

My students are amazing innovators ready to take over the world with their multi-language abilities.

A typical day in my class starts with a Spanish greeting at the door and them asking millions of questions. I can say my students are very intelligent and I have to proactively study to keep up with them. My kids have the ability and hunger to learn the target language. I can say culture, ethnicity and differences are truly valued here; I want to keep fostering that classroom culture. I want students to feel comfortable and have all they need to learn. I'm blessed to have ended up teaching at this incredible school where education is a priority.

My Project

We are a school that doesn't follow the traditional method of teaching. We love to give our students the experience of being learners of the world. When they walk into my classroom I want them to feel that they will be learning a foreign language. Having the Latin-American decoration like the Mexican style table runners and Spaniard flowers will give a sense of emerging into a new world at least for fifty minutes a day. The putty, command hooks, and painters tape will allow us to show off their work in the hallway and classroom while still protecting the beautiful space we have been allowed to have. The organizational trays will allow us to keep order of assignments by periods. We certainly need a cabinet to have things stored to keep our class environment safe and under control. This will allow us to keep our class supplies organized and easily access them without having them to be stored somewhere else in the building or outside the school.

My students are willing to take charge of their education and these supplies will allow just that.

The presentation clicker will allow them to teach what they have learned and show off the abilities they possess. Having magnetic borders and whiteboard magnets will help my students that have learning disabilities focus on assignments by sections. Having the ability to separate assignments into small chunks prevents them from getting overwhelmed. I have students who often need to work by themselves and need additional lighting which will allow them to have a safe corner with a lamp where they can focus and reach the same expectations with a few accommodations. With your help, our students will get these supplies that will make a huge difference with few accommodations.

Ms. Martinez
Grades 9-12

This project will reach 150 students.

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Sandusky Lee RTA7000-09 Black Steel SnapIt Storage Cabinet, 4 Adjustable Shelves, 72" Height x 36" Width x 18" Depth • Amazon Business $189.98 1 $189.98
Crystallove Rose Red Metal Carved Hollow 3-Tier Paper File Tray Magazine Holder Document Storage • Amazon Business $23.99 2 $47.98
Teacher Created Resources Confetti Circles Die-Cut Magnetic Border (TCR77390) • Amazon Business $10.99 3 $32.97
Removable Mounting Poster Putty, Aipaide 2 Pack White Reusable Non-Toxic Sticky Stuff for Hanging Posters, Photos Frames, Greeting Cards, Decorations, Led Strips, Maps • Amazon Business $8.99 3 $26.97
Etekcity LED Desk Lamp with Flexible Gooseneck Adjustable Brightness Level Night Light, 1000mAh Rechargeable Eye-caring Colorful Table Light with USB Port Touch Control (256 Base Color) • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Command Utility Hooks Value Pack, Medium, White, 6-Hooks (17001-6ES) • Amazon Business $5.31 4 $21.24
6 Pack 0.94’’ Blue Painters Tape, medium adhesive that sticks well but leaves no residue behind, 60 yards Length, 6 Rolls, 360 Total Yards • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
DinoFire Wireless Presenter, Hyperlink Volume Control Presenter RF 2.4GHz PowerPoint Clicker Presentation Remote Control Laser Pointer (Black) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Crystallove Set of 3 Metal Mesh Office Desk Accessories Organizer, Rose Red-Style 2 • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
250pcs Multicolor Pennant Flags,LOOBJOYGAME 263Ft Nylon Fabric Decorations Grand Opening Banner Rope • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Cinco De Mayo Decorations Fiesta Tissue Pom Paper Flowers - Mexican Party Supplies 16" (Set of 6) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Threads West Genuine Mexican Premium Handwoven Bright MexicanTable Runner Saltillo Serape Colorful Striped Sarape 60" x 12" (Pink) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
GREATMAG Push Pin Magnets, Fridge Magnets, 56 Pack 7 Assorted Color Neodymium Magnets, Use at Home, School and Office, Magnets for Refrigerator Calendar Map Dry Erase Board and Whiteboard Magnets • Amazon Business $11.87 1 $11.87
Scotch Brand Double Sided Tape, Long-Lasting, Photo-Safe, No Liner, Engineered for Bonding, Narrow Width, 1/2 x 500 Inches, 6 Dispensers/Pack (6137H-2PC-MP) • Amazon Business $11.09 1 $11.09
Kids stickers 1200+, 40 different Sheets, 3D Puffy Stickers for Kids, Bulk stickers for Girl Boy Birthday Gift, Scrapbooking, Teachers, Toddlers, Including Animals, Stars, Fishes, Hearts and More! • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Bostitch Office B210R-PINK Bostitch Ascend 3 in 1 Stapler with Integrated Remover & Staple Storage, Pink (B210-PINK) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Duck Brand Reusable & Removable Mounting Poster Putty, 2 oz, White (1436912) • Amazon Business $1.79 3 $5.37

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