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Mrs. Iwersen from Portland OR is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

More On The Floor!

Help me give my students lap desks, bean bags, and white boards for flexible seating during independent work time!

  • $624 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are hard working and very energetic. They are creative and love to read! We are a year round school and I loop with my class which means I get to work with them for two years. Our school is Title I with 100% of our students receiving free breakfast, lunch, and snack.

"It's okay to be different" has been a positive motto for our class this year!

We were lucky to be in a culturally rich classroom where we can learn about diversity. Over half of my students are receiving services for special education and ESL. We spend a lot of time building our community and appreciating each other's differences.

My Project

Almost 5 years ago Donors Choose funded my first ever project for flexible seating. The seating options I received changed my class and my teaching for the better. Now, it is time to update and replace some of the well loved items in my room.

We put a lot of emphasis on building our stamina for reading and independent work.

Having seating options that allow students to stay focused and engaged is very crucial.

These bean bag chairs and lap desks will give students the flexibility to find places within the room that work for them instead of the traditional idea of staying in a desk all day.

Mrs. Iwersen
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Contender C34330F Single Sided Book Display, Assembled • Amazon Business $127.68 1 $127.68
LC153 - Flex-Space Student Lap Desk • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 2 $119.98
ECR4Kids The Surf Portable Lap Desk/Laptop Stand/Writing Table, Red • Amazon Business $25.00 3 $75.00
LC573BU - Flex-Space Big Beanbag Seat - 30" - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
LC573GR - Flex-Space Big Beanbag Seat - 30" - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
AA651 - Building Math Skills Write & Wipe Boards - K-Gr. 2 - Set of 30 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99

Materials cost

$492.63

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.39

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$530.02

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$93.53

Total project goal

$623.55

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$623.55

4 Donors

-$618.26

Donations toward project cost

-$530.02

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$88.24

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$5.29

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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