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Mrs. Erikson from Nome AK is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Organized Work Area

Help me give my students square tables to make for a more organized work area.

  • $2,095 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is located in North West Alaska, an hour and a half plane ride from the nearest major city. We are a Title I school with students from all walks of life learning together.

We all learn from each other with our different family traditions.

We live a subsistence life here. Each season keeps us busy with supplying for our families. We fish in all seasons, pick different berries, hunt different wild game, pick greens, crabbing, and many other activities.

My Project

In my classroom, I have the students seated in groups of four. In order to do this, I have two tables pushed together to make enough room for the four students and their books or papers. In the middle of the two tables there's a work mat, pencil box, whiteboards, and markers. If the tables get pushed apart, everything falls to the floor. If we can get the square tables, we will stay organized all the time. It will also be easier to move our tables, when and if we need to, without having the issues of losing all our supplies to the floor.

Mrs. Erikson
Grades 3-5
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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Materials Cost Quantity Total
ECR4Kids 48" x 48" Square Activity Table With Standard Legs & Ball Glide, Maple/Maple/Black • Staples Advantage $227.89 6 $1,367.34

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