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Mr. Hoffner from Long Island City NY is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Magic Carpet Math

My students need a carpet and 4 bean bag chairs.

  • $774 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

A peaceful place to go and do enhanced or remedial lessons is needed. I teach middle school math in NY. We are the most diverse area in the world. The school and neighborhood are bursting with energy. We need a quiet area for refuge and study.

I have been working in this school for 7 years. I'm moving into a room in the basement that is very large and divided into areas by columns.

It's ideal for a sectioned area that can be used for small group or individual work. It's such a benefit if kids can work in a comfortable and separate area. This is going to be a perfect place where peer to peer tutoring can be accomplished. It's going to be private, and comfortable. Kids are going to want to go there and be helped by a classmate. Some middle school kids easily get the fraction, decimal, percent conversions. For others this is the most difficult thing in the world. Sometimes another student, in a comfortable environment, can communicate the solution much better than a teacher speaking to a whole class. It will also be a great place for enrichment. Where a few kids working together can solve complex algebra problems.

This space offers an opportunity to give the children of this crowded and busy community something they really need, a place of quiet and comfort. They can do their work individually or in small groups. Carpeting and bean bag chairs will fill the bill.

Mr. Hoffner
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 90 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LRG BEAN BG CHAIR DKB DNM • Highsmith $42.80 4 $171.20
DEWEY DCML CRPT 7 FT RCTNGL • Highsmith $389.84 1 $389.84

Materials cost

$561.04

Vendor shipping charges

$56.10

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.42

Fulfillment labor & materials

$9.00

Total project cost

$634.56

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$139.29

Total project goal

$773.85

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$773.85

6 Donors

-$773.85

Donations toward project cost

-$634.56

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$139.29

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$0.00

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