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Mrs. Cooper from Shawnee MSN KS is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning Comfortably in the Classroom

My students need items that can help them learn in a comfortable environment. WE need lap desks, ball chairs and more.

  • $587 goal

This project expired on September 29, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As a teacher in a low income and high poverty school district, my students are faced with several challenges. As a math teacher, students come to me hating math and afraid to try thinking that they will just fail again. It is my goal as a teacher to change their attitude toward math and help them succeed not only in my classroom but also in life outside of school.

In today's society, more kids have attention problems and need outside help in focusing their brain.

It is my goal to create an atmosphere that is conducive to all types of learning styles and help those kids with focus problems develop skills that they may use in life after school.

My Project

Flexible seating options allow students to learn in an environment that is most helpful to them. During independent work times, my students are able to pick a location in the classroom. Currently, my students only have desks to work at - which are not all that comfortable! Making sure students are comfortable when learning math is a vital component to motivating them to do their best.

The products that I have chosen will help my students by giving them additional seating options; thus, helping them learn in their own way.

The stability balls will help students that have attention issues focus their energy in a positive manner. The lamps and the lap desks will provide an option for those students who choose to work on the floor. Materials will be stored in the 4-Cube organizer.

Mrs. Cooper
Grades 9-12
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 120 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
LED Desk Lamp,Yoocool Modern Stylish USB Port with Third Gear Touch Control LED Eye Lamp Brightness Adjustable Gooseneck Portable Eye-protected Small Table Lights (White Stand) • Amazon Business $9.99 10 $99.90
LapGear Essential Lap Desk - Charcoal (Fits up to 13.3" Laptop) • Amazon Business $18.39 4 $73.56
Ikea Not Floor Lamp Reading E17, E26, LED (Bulbs Included) White • Amazon Business $34.99 2 $69.98
Trideer Exercise Ball Chair, Stability Ball with Ring & Pump, Flexible Seating, Improves Balance, Core Strength & Posture (Office & Home & Classroom) • Amazon Business $32.99 2 $65.98
Exercise Ball, Ball Chair 65cm&75cm Stability Ball with Ring & Resistance Bands & Pump, Flexible Seating, Improves Balance, Core Strength & Posture (Ball with Ring (Green), 65cm) • Amazon Business $32.99 2 $65.98
OneSpace 4-Cube Organizer, Espresso • Amazon Business $28.30 2 $56.60

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