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Mrs. Roach/Evans from Hawthorne FL is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Excite and Engage in 5th Grade!

Help me give my students an amazing and engaging 5th-grade experience surrounded by fun and creativity.

  • $635 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are a group of enthusiastic and dynamic 5th grade scholars who want to become amazing and extraordinary adults! We are tweens who love to learn and be challenged. We are dreamers, adventurers, and creatives!

We learn best through hands-on learning experiences and love to debate, analyze, and question why.

We are future college students and future doctors, police officers, and cartoonists.

We form a learning community based on respect, friendship, and mutual understanding. We are the mighty Mustangs!

My Project

After having the amazing opportunity to learn under Mr. Ron Clark of the famed Ron Clark Academy, Mrs. Roach and Mrs. Evans seek to create a unique, exciting, and flourishing learning environment that students will never forget.

Some of the items we saw used included a djemebe drum that helps keep the beat and pace of lessons by having students drum along to the lesson and cheer for students with specific beats..

Barrina UV LED Blacklight bars, Tingkam LED strip light kits, and Litake party lights disco balls will transform our everyday environment into a learning party and when used effectively will increase student engagement and excitement during lessons! The Techni Mobili Mobile & Compact Complete Computer Workstation Desk will allow us, as teachers, to remain standing and moving during our lessons and eliminate the need for us to sit at a desk and stall out ours lessons.

These materials will help to create a learning environment where students are focused and engaged, digging deep into their own learning, while also having a blast at the same time! Research has shown that students are not passive learners, and the days of learning from out-dated textbooks are long gone! These amazing resources will develop students' passion for school and learning that will mark their last year of elementary school.

Mrs. Roach/Evans
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Meinl Percussion HDJ3-M Black River Series Headliner Rope Tuned Djembe, Medium: 10-Inch Diameter • Amazon Business $78.95 2 $157.90
Barrina UV LED Blacklight bar 22w 4ft T5 Integrated Bulb Black Light Fixture for Blacklight Poster and Party Fun Atmosphere with Built-in ON/Off Switch (4-Pack) • Amazon Business $59.99 2 $119.98
Techni Mobili Mobile & Compact Complete Computer Workstation Desk. Color: Graphite • Amazon Business $51.00 2 $102.00
Tingkam Waterproof 5050 SMD 32.8ft (10m) RGB LED Strip Light Kit, Color Changing Black PCB Rope Lights+44-key IR Controller+ Power Supply for Home,Kitchen,Trucks,Sitting Room and Bedroom Decoration. • Amazon Business $38.99 2 $77.98
Litake Party Lights Disco Ball Strobe Light Disco Lights, 7 Colors Sound Activated Stage Light with Remote Control for Festival Bar Club Party Wedding Show Home-2 Pack • Amazon Business $21.99 2 $43.98

Materials cost

$501.84

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.53

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$539.37

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$95.18

Total project goal

$634.55

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$634.55

7 Donors

-$515.73

Donations toward project cost

-$445.87

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$69.86

match offer

-$110.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$93.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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