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Mr. Norris from Hyattsville MD is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Operation FUN LEARNING!

Help me give my students a chance to differentiate their learning by new fun and engaging activities and tools. The seats give them a chance to sit somewhere in the room that's fun and comfortable while they work.

  • $640 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have the pleasure of teaching a very diverse group of learners this year. We are a Title I school with a high population of English Language Learners. I teach two sections of ELA and Social Studies. My homeroom consists of 24 students. I have 17 girls and 7 boys. I have eight students who receive special ed services for varying needs.

My second section contains independent learners with more advanced critical thinking skills.

These students will need creativity and varying degrees of challenging tasks to stay engaged.

My Project

This school year I will employ gamification into my classroom practices. Research has shown that children learn a tremendous amount through play and socializing with peers. I intend to harness this research through the learning games that I am requesting. There are books with questions and then there are games with strategy and decisions. I want them to love what they are doing while learning these skills.

Students enjoy choices.

I intend to allow one of my centers to use the floor chairs as a way to sit somewhere else in the room that will be comfortable and safe. My other requests are to be used as a way to reach my learners while in small groups with me. These tools will be engaging and thought-provoking​ for my diverse groups.

Mr. Norris
Grades 6-8
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
LC405GR - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $54.99 5 $274.95
GG370 - Reading Comprehension Games Library - Gr. 4-5 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $149.00 1 $149.00
LC1639 - Magnetic Story Board • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
DD728 - Developing Writing Skills Magnetic Teaching Charts • Lakeshore Learning Materials $23.99 1 $23.99

Materials cost

$477.93

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$28.68

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.17

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$543.78

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$95.96

Total project goal

$639.74

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$639.74

6 Donors

-$445.00

Donations toward project cost

-$378.25

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$66.75

match offer

-$194.74

Match offer toward project cost

-$165.53

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.21

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$0.00

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