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Ms. Fernbach from Chicago IL is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Peace, Love, Learning, Flexibility

Help me give my students an organized classroom with storage that includes learning tools. A literacy display and a variety of flexible seating will let them access learning as they stay alert and engaged.

  • $1,389 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

The students in my classroom are inquisitive, energetic, and creative. They come from an inner city public school and some don’t have a stable home environment. I would like to create a culture in my room that encourages comfort, stability, participation, and success through a student-led,stable yet flexible (seating) environment. With all this energy and excitement I need to find ways to keep them focused and concentrated yet engaged and alert. This bubbly group of kids just need focus and they can do wonders!

My Project

Many of my energetic students find it difficult to sit still for short periods of time and flexible seating would improve their stamina and keep them actively engaged in their learning. My students will be encouraged to take their learning into their own hands and make smart choices for themselves to be the leaders they need to be to succeed. They will choose from a variety of flexible seating so they can be attentive in whole group, in partners or individually. The learning chart/ literacy display will let the students work in small problem solving teams together and have all supplies on hand to be successful. Creating an environment of choice and variation in a learning environment that is student-focused, rather than teacher-focused creates strong leaders.

Ms. Fernbach
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wood Designs 44''H x 36''W x 15''D Mobile Literacy Display with Assorted Trays(990321AT) • $501.49 1 $501.49
Cozy Loungers - Set of 2 • Kaplan Early Learning Company $170.96 1 $170.96
Wood Designs 10"(H) Hardwood Child's Rugged Rocker • $71.09 1 $71.09
15" K'Motion Stool - Red • Kaplan Early Learning Company $49.95 1 $49.95
15" K'Motion Stool - Gray-Blue • Kaplan Early Learning Company $49.95 1 $49.95
15" K'Motion Stool - Green • Kaplan Early Learning Company $49.95 1 $49.95
15" K'Motion Stool - Primary Blue • Kaplan Early Learning Company $49.95 1 $49.95
15" K'Motion Stool - Black • Kaplan Early Learning Company $49.95 1 $49.95
15" K'Motion Stool - Natural • Kaplan Early Learning Company $49.95 1 $49.95
Honey Can Do 3-Drawer Rolling Cart, Pink • $37.39 1 $37.39
Time Timer(r) Plus • Kaplan Early Learning Company $35.06 1 $35.06
Pop for Word Familiestm • Kaplan Early Learning Company $8.96 1 $8.96
Pop for Sight Wordstm Game • Kaplan Early Learning Company $8.96 1 $8.96

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