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Mrs. Yeager from Philadelphia PA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Organization is KEY!

Help me give my students the positive, welcoming, and organized learning environment they deserve!

  • $687 goal

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My Students

Writing about what makes my students special is extremely difficult for me to do because there are not enough words in the English language that can describe how much my students mean to me. I currently teach a fully inclusive fourth grade class at a public school located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. I have a total of 42 unique, diverse, and devoted students in my classroom. A majority of my students are English language learners. Everyday, I learn something new about them. That is what makes my classroom special, their cultural backgrounds. I am proud to teach in a school that celebrates diversity.

The staff is made up of highly qualified educators, instilling a sense of pride and urgency for education in our students.

As a result, our school has been named one of the top performing schools in the district for the past five years. As educators, we take pride in this accomplishment but all of the recognition should be directed towards the students and parents. Parent involvement is an essential component for the success of the students in my classroom and I am so thankful for all of their support and consistency over the past few years.

My Project

Due to the overwhelming increase in our school population, I was asked to instruct an oversized fourth grade classroom. My current classroom size is 42 children. I have had to adjust my teaching style to accommodate all of the learning needs in my classroom. This experience has taught me the importance of organization and procedures.

In order to effectively teach, we must provide our children with a safe and welcoming environment.

These resources will help me maintain a sense of peace and will also promote a positive learning space. For example, the book bins will be used in our classroom library to help categorize the books by reading level. The material caddies will also help make materials accessible to the students in the front and back of the room. Movement throughout the classroom will be at a minimum.

I would love to provide a energetic and engaging environment that promotes self exploration and positive learning experiences. It takes a village, and we need your help!

Mrs. Yeager
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
TT925X - Neon Help-Yourself Book Bins - Set of 6 Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $44.99 3 $134.97
EE800 - Problem Solving Journal - Gr. 4-5 - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 3 $104.97
TC473 - Chalkboard Brights Bundle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $84.99 1 $84.99
TT586 - Neon Classroom Carry-All Supply Caddy • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 2 $49.98
PP664 - Pick-A-Problem Math Warm-Ups - Grade 4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
CT454 - Chalk It Up! Motivational Poster Pack - Set 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $21.99 1 $21.99
RC244 - 1" Graphing Chart Pad • Lakeshore Learning Materials $21.99 1 $21.99
STD5619 - Chalkboard Brights Dot & Loop Border • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 5 $19.95
STD3498 - Chalkboard Brights Circle Border • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 4 $15.96
STD3569 - Chalkboard Brights Star Border • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 4 $15.96
JJ276 - Lakeshore Modern Cursive Reference Nameplates - Gr. 3-5 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.99 2 $13.98
STD5617 - Chalkboard Brights 4" Punch-Out Letters • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
RR657 - Lakeshore Lapboard Stand • Lakeshore Learning Materials $4.99 2 $9.98
STD7276 - Chalkboard Brights Magnetic Student Hall Pass • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.49 1 $3.49
STD7277 - Chalkboard Brights Magnetic Girl’s Hall Pass • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.49 1 $3.49
STD7278 - Chalkboard Brights Magnetic Boy’s Hall Pass • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.49 1 $3.49

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