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Mr. Leon-Rodriguez from San Diego CA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Popular Science/STEM Books Library with Inviting Seating

Help me give my students Science/STEM inclusion books and comfortable seating for the classroom library.

  • $603 goal

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My Students

My students generally come from low-income families that live around the school neighborhood located in the Southeast area of San Diego. Most of my students are African American and Latino, followed by students from the Pacific Islands or Asian backgrounds.

Our school is a unique place.

The school has a great percentage of students with special needs; therefore, our school needs to be equipped with technological devices, lab tools and materials, and other resources that will guarantee that all students have what they need to learn and succeed adequately.

My Project

My students enjoy reading fiction and nonfiction books. However, our classroom library needs additional book selections that I know they would enjoy reading. Most of the books are popular titles in science and gender inclusion.

Additionally, an inviting seating would attract students to the special library corner where they can read fictional and nonfiction books.

My students themselves requested some of the science books in this project. They also suggested a more comfortable seating than the one they are experiencing every day. The purpose of this project is to create a place in the classroom where my students could finally call their own and read their favorite book selection.

Mr. Leon-Rodriguez
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, 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.

This project will reach 150 students.

5 donors have given to this project.

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Sofa Sack - Plush, Ultra Soft Bean Bag Chair - Memory Foam Bean Bag Chair with Microsuede Cover - Stuffed Foam Filled Furniture and Accessories for Dorm Room - Aqua Marine 3' • Amazon Business $65.50 1 $65.50
Sofa Sack - Plush, Ultra Soft Bean Bag Chair - Memory Foam Bean Bag Chair with Microsuede Cover - Stuffed Foam Filled Furniture and Accessories for Dorm Room - Cinnabar 3' • Amazon Business $65.00 1 $65.00
Sofa Sack - Plush, Ultra Soft Bean Bag Chair - Memory Foam Bean Bag Chair with Microsuede Cover - Stuffed Foam Filled Furniture and Accessories for Dorm Room - Tangerine 3' • Amazon Business $61.08 1 $61.08
Sofa Sack - Plush, Ultra Soft Bean Bag Chair - Memory Foam Bean Bag Chair with Microsuede Cover - Stuffed Foam Filled Furniture and Accessories for Dorm Room - Royal Blue 3' • Amazon Business $61.00 1 $61.00
Free Lunch • AKJ Education $15.26 1 $15.26
All the Days Past, All the Days to Come • AKJ Education $14.59 1 $14.59
Solving the Puzzle Under the Sea • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
The Most Magnificent Thing • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
Ada Lovelace, Poet of Science • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
I Am Malala • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Each Kindness • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Fish in a Tree • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Six Dots • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Trailblazers • AKJ Education $11.67 1 $11.67
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind • MahoganyBooks $8.09 1 $8.09
Hidden Figures Young Readers' Edition • MahoganyBooks $8.09 1 $8.09
Steve Jobs • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
Medieval Science (500 - 1500) • AKJ Education $6.32 1 $6.32
A Long Walk to Water • AKJ Education $5.28 1 $5.28

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