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Teacher Taylor from Houston TX is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading Is Unique

My students need iPads, standing desks, bean bag chairs, and floor cushions.

  • $2,261 goal

This project expired on May 27, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My strudents come to school every day eager to learn. We greet each other every morning with a smile and a hug. When they enter the room they know that learning will be taking place that day.

Our school is a Title I school that suffered extensive damage and loss from Hurricane Harvey.

A large majority of our students are not afforded the exposure or opportunities that other school's students are afforded. Therefore, when given the opportunity to experience a new twist in learning they become very excited about it.

My Project

No two students are the same, therefore they learn in many different ways. I am requesting the standing desk because some students prefer to stand as opposed to sitting. I have several students who stand and the desks are higher and they won't have to bend over to write making them more comfortable. The bed risers will also be used to raise some of the desks. By having these items they will provide a diverse way of learning in my classroom. The bean bag seating will provide the students with a more relaxed approach to learning. A lot of my students enjoy sitting on the floor working and that's where the floor cushions will be utilized. The iPads will be used for doing computer programs, projects, and reading books. A large number of my students do not have access to technology in their homes, therefore I'm trying to allow them the opportunity to use technology while at school. The table will be used for small group instruction, as well as doing group projects. The mobile organizer will be used for organizing papers.

Every Student is unique in their own way, and they should be given the opportunity to take ownership of where they want to learn.

I'm trying to allow them this opportunity, but I need the tools to give them a choice. By donating to my project you will afford my students the opportunity to have a voice in how they learn.

Teacher Taylor
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 22 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
2017 Latest Model Apple iPad 9.7-inch Retina Display with WIFI, 32GB, Touch ID, Apple Pay, Space Gray • Amazon Business $341.65 2 $683.30
Safco Products 1201BE Alphabetter Stand-Up Desk with Swinging Footrest Bar, 28" x 20" Standard Top, Black Frame/Beige Top • Amazon Business $221.69 2 $443.38
Safco Products 1201BE Alphabetter Stand-Up Desk with Swinging Footrest Bar, 28" x 20" Standard Top, Black Frame/Beige Top • Amazon Business $232.42 1 $232.42
ECR4Kids Mesa T-Mold 24" x 48" Rectangular School Activity Table, Standard Legs w/ Ball Glides, Adjustable Height 19-30 inch (Grey/Red) • Amazon Business $183.88 1 $183.88
Peace Yoga Zafu Meditation Yoga Buckwheat Filled Round Cotton Bolster Pillow Cushion (Blue, 13" x 13" Inches) • Amazon Business $19.99 4 $79.96
Keyboard Case for 2017 New iPad 9.7 inch & iPad Air-LED 7 Colors Backlit Wireless Bluetooth keyboard, Back Hard Folio Case Cover,Ultra Slim,Aluminium Alloy-For model:A1822/A1823/A1474/A1475/A1476 • Amazon Business $52.99 1 $52.99
CK20BU - Little Beanbag Seat - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
CK20GR - Little Beanbag Seat - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
ECR4Kids 6-Drawer Mobile Organizer, Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $35.23 1 $35.23
Premium Adjustable Furniture Risers - 5 to 9 Inch Bed Riser, Table Riser, Chair Riser or Sofa Riser - 8 Piece Set (Brown) - by Utopia Bedding • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
iPad 2017 9.7 Inch Case, Dake 3-Layer Kickstand Defender Heavy Duty Shockproof Full-body Protective Case for Apple New iPad 9.7 Inch 2017 Release Blue • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
iPad 2017 9.7 Inch Case, Dake 3-Layer Kickstand Defender Heavy Duty Shockproof Full-body Protective Case for Apple New iPad 9.7 Inch 2017 Release Orange • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99

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