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Ms. Gomez from Pasadena TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Oh The Places They Will Go...

Help me give my students a read along center, flexible seating, and organization for their workstations.

  • $1,209 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students have a love for learning unlike I've ever seen. It's so refreshing to see children highly engaged in our daily curriculum. They are constantly wanting to learn more and more.

What can I say...my students are awesome!

Their passion for reading touches my heart because it not only fosters their creativity but their young imaginations as well.

As a teacher, it's an amazing feeling to see faces light up when students are learning new and exciting things or they can finally master certain reading and learning skills.

My Project

Flexible seating allows students to take charge of their learning and make the choices that work best for them. During independent work times they choose a location in the classroom that works for them. Currently my students are choosing to work in a variety of locations in our room such as: at different tables, sitting under tables with clip boards, or sitting or laying on the floor with a clip board. Making sure students are comfortable is an essential component in motivating them. I have noticed amazing differences in my students when they are given a choice in their seating. They almost always make good choices about where they sit, are more engaged, and get more work completed than when they are just sitting at their desk.

My students are noticeably more engaged in their work and less disruptive of their peers when they are given a choice of where to work.

The products that I have selected will help my students by giving them additional seating options to make more effective learning choices. The wobble stools are adjustable and will allow students to sit at desk/higher tables but will still allow some movement. These will be extremely beneficial for some students that just need to get the wiggles out. They can also be used as an alternative chair if needed! The comfy floor seats and the beanbag chair will allow for additional comfortable floor seating options. They are lightweight and can be easily used in many areas of the classroom.

I have seen how choice can positively affect my students work and demeanor and hope that the additional options will help us grow even more!

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
RE823 - Fiction⁄Nonfiction Single Student Read-Alongs Library Gr. 2-3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $379.00 1 $379.00
CE772 - Ready-To-Go Listening Center for 8 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $199.00 1 $199.00
LL878 - Classroom Clipboards - Set of 6 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 4 $119.96
LC529BU - Flex-Space Balance Ball Seat - 22" - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 4 $99.96
PP873 - Magnetic Folder Bins - Set of 3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 2 $79.98
PP568 - Ready to Write! Prompt Box - Gr. 2-3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
PP589 - Magnetic Write & Wipe Organization Charts • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
HH317 - Write & Wipe Kid Magnets • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99

Materials cost

$982.87

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$14.74

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,027.61

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$181.34

Total project goal

$1,208.95

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,208.95

1 Donor

-$1,208.95

Donations toward project cost

-$1,027.61

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$181.34

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$0.00

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