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Dr. Price from Vicksburg MS is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning at the Dock of the Bay

Help me give my students a space with light covers, books, curtains, and a clock to use their imagination while learning.

  • $265 goal

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My Students

I encounter over 75 students daily from an impoverished area where one hundred percent receive free lunch. Ninety percent of our students live in single-parent homes. My school services over 450 deserving children on a daily basis. Our school is a safe haven where our focus is to educate the whole child. These children are very special to me. They come to school with a desire to learn, but should be able to learn in a vibrant learning environment.

As an educator, it is my responsibility to provide a space that enhances student learning and promote a space to ensure student success.

My Project

With a high level of boredom in an educational setting, it is my job as an educator to provide a space that is inviting. The nautical theme items will also be used to spark conversation about aquatic life in different areas of the state of Mississippi.

All materials in this project will be used to make the classroom space refreshing and functional.

The clock will be used to assist with teaching time, curtains will be used to block distractions outside of the classroom, light covers will be used to calm down the space for students with learning disabilities. The bookshelf will be used to store science related books in the reading corner.

Dr. Price
Grades 3-5
Nearly all 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
Educational Insights Classroom Light Filters Tranquil Blue Pack of 4 • Amazon Business $44.94 2 $89.88
Deconovo Navy Blue Striped Blackout Curtains Rod Pocket Nautical Navy and White Striped Curtains Tie Up Curtain for Kids Room 46W X 63L Navy Blue 1 Panel • Amazon Business $20.99 1 $20.99
WINOMO Wheel Wall Clock Decoration Nautical Silent Wall Clock with Rope Decor Ticking (Random Color) • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Natural Fish Net Party Decorations for Pirate Party, Hawaiian Party, Nautical Themed Cotton Fishnet Party Accessory by Big Mo’s Toys • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
Nautical All Hands on Deck Classroom Jobs Mini Bulletin Board • Amazon Business $12.87 1 $12.87
Beautiful Gold and Blue Chevron Inspirational Nautical Prints; Four 8x10in Poster Prints • Amazon Business $10.95 1 $10.95
Ecjiuyi Photo Hanging Display Frames, Mediterranean Decorative Nautical Fish Net with Sea Shells and Clips for Dorm Home Wall Birthday Ocean Theme Party Decorations • Amazon Business $10.19 1 $10.19

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