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Ms. Nolasco from San Antonio TX is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Quiet Classroom!

Help me give my students precut tennis ball for our chairs and desks to work in quiet environment.

  • $215 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a Special Education teacher in a low income, high poverty neighborhood in San Antonio Texas in a Title I district. I provide direct special education services to the students in my campus.

My student all have different cognitive needs who depend on small group instruction and differentiate accommodations.

The kids are inquisitive and energetic bunch who encourage me to strive in creating a fun learning environment. My goal is to do everything I can to help them become actively engaged in learning every day.

My Project

Since we have to adjust our classroom environment on a daily based to accommodate our students individual needs. We have to move desks around in the the classroom on a regular bases during classroom instruction. So scuffling desks and chairs can be extremely distracting. This makes a lot of noise and interferes with the students reading and in small group instruction. Therefore, noise is not beneficial to a productive learning environment.

Tennis balls will help cut down the unpleasant noise in our classroom.

Some of my students are very aware of the smallest distracting sounds in the classroom. Additionally, my students who still prefer the standard chair will be less likely to rock in the chairs when they have tennis balls on the legs. This is an practical modification to help our students stay on task.

Ms. Nolasco
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Quiet Glides PreCut Tennis Balls / 20 Count Bag/Blue/Medium Racquetball Size/Snug Fit/Long Lasting/Heavy Duty Thickness/Chairs, Desks, Stools, Tables, Walkers etc. • Amazon Business $29.99 5 $149.95

Materials cost

$149.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.25

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$182.20

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.15

Total project goal

$214.35

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$214.35

1 Donor

-$214.35

Donations toward project cost

-$182.20

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.15

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$0.00

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