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Ms. Calmbacher from Loveland CO is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Library STEM Space

My students need dry erase tables, science graphic novels, and books bins for organization so we can connect Literacy and STEM.

  • $989 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are hardworking and ready to learn! Our K-5 school has a very wide range when it comes to academic levels. Many students read below level. Most of my students are from a home that is considered at or below the poverty level.

My school is one of the highest poverty level schools in my district.

As a dual-language immersion school, we have a very diverse community here. Students will be bilingual and bi-literate by the time they leave elementary school. We are also a designated newcomer school for students who are English language learners. Many languages are spoken at our school.

A 21st Century library not only is a space to check out books, but is a space where we can read together, create, collaborate, and innovate. I envision a space that can truly allow my students to be 21st Century Learners.

My Project

My students love to learn about science, math, and engineering. We have been fortunate to have many hands-on STEM supplies to experiment and explore. However, we do not have many books that we can read that relate to STEM concepts. We want to be able to read a book and create our own STEM challenge.

For example, each set of the Graphic Science novels will allow us to explore science in an interesting, engaging way.

With these reading books the possibilities are endless for us to create our own STEM challenges.

The book organization bins will allow us to organize our STEM books for easy access.

The tables will help us create a dedicated STEM space in the library to explore, collaborate, and innovate. Since the tables are dry-erase top students will also be able to draw and plan prior to completed STEM challenges.

Ms. Calmbacher
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ECR4Kids Mesa Dry-Erase 30" x 60" Rectangular School Activity Table, Standard Legs w/Ball Glides, Adjustable Height 19-30 inch (Black) • Amazon Business $295.97 2 $591.94
TT925X - Neon Help-Yourself Book Bins - Set of 6 Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $31.99 2 $63.98
Graphic Science Book Set A - Spanish (Set of 6) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $41.61 1 $41.61
Graphic Science Book Set B - Spanish (Set of 6) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $41.61 1 $41.61

Materials cost

$739.14

Vendor shipping charges

$12.48

State sales tax

$47.30

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.09

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$840.01

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$148.24

Total project goal

$988.25

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$988.25

1 Donor

-$420.00

Donations toward project cost

-$420.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$494.13

Match offer toward project cost

-$420.01

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$74.12

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$74.12

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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