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Ms. Colter from Sioux Falls SD is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning to Read in English!

My students need various storage containers, such as the Neon Connect & Store Book Bins to help differentiate their learning, as well as, to stay organized and responsible.

  • $916 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My blended second/third grade classroom is filled with students who are new to the country and speak little or no English. They have come from all over the world: El Salvador, Guatemala, Puerto Rico, Chad, Mexico, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Kenya, Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Liberia, Bhutan, Nepal, Cameroon, and Burundi.

Many of them have come from refugee camps and have never had access to quality school supplies and/or materials.

These kiddos are ready to learn and ready to succeed! They come to me with limited or no English and by the end of the year, it is always my hope they will be at or near grade level! "Learning is not a spectator sport, so let's play!"

My Project

My students come from all over the world. Currently they come from Liberia, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Congo, Brazil, Nepal, Somalia, Ukraine, and Puerto Rico. Because of this, they speak a variety of languages. My job is to teach them English, while also teaching them grade level curriculum. My classroom is in need of storage supplies to help make navigating it easier and more effective for my students.

With items like the storage bins, I will be able to differentiate my teaching to meet the needs of each an every students by giving each student their own book bin with books specifically picked out for their reading level.

The caddies will help students stay organized at their tables as they do the have individual desks.

Everything for this project will help ease the students into the American classroom and help them acculturate smoothly while learning academics, life skills, and social skills.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
FF688 - File and Store Mobile Cart • Lakeshore Learning Materials $169.00 1 $169.00
TT769X - Neon Connect & Store Book Bins - Set of 6 Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $28.99 5 $144.95
PP388 - Tabletop Supply Caddy • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 8 $135.92
TT925X - Neon Help-Yourself Book Bins - Set of 6 Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 2 $79.98
TT305X - Neon Classroom Supply Caddies - Set of 6 Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LL130 - Heavy-Duty Paper Trays - Set of 3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
TT192GB - Neon Heavy-Duty Paper Tray - Bright Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.99 2 $13.98
TT192BL - Neon Heavy-Duty Paper Tray - Bright Purple • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.99 2 $13.98
TT192BB - Neon Heavy-Duty Paper Tray - Bright Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.99 2 $13.98
TT192BO - Neon Heavy-Duty Paper Tray - Bright Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.99 2 $13.98
TT192BP - Neon Heavy-Duty Paper Tray - Bright Pink • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.99 2 $13.98
TT192BY - Neon Heavy-Duty Paper Tray - Bright Yellow • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.99 2 $13.98
TT193GB - Lid for Neon Heavy-Duty Paper Tray - Bright Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.99 2 $5.98
TT193BY - Lid for Neon Heavy-Duty Paper Tray - Bright Yellow • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.99 2 $5.98
TT193BP - Lid for Neon Heavy-Duty Paper Tray - Bright Pink • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.99 2 $5.98
TT193BO - Lid for Neon Heavy-Duty Paper Tray - Bright Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.99 2 $5.98
TT193BL - Lid for Neon Heavy-Duty Paper Tray - Bright Purple • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.99 2 $5.98
TT193BB - Lid for Neon Heavy-Duty Paper Tray - Bright Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.99 2 $5.98

Materials cost

$699.59

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$38.48

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.49

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$778.56

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$137.39

Total project goal

$915.95

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$915.95

3 Donors

-$915.95

Donations toward project cost

-$778.56

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$137.39

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$0.00

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