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Dr. Godwin-Starks from Fort Wayne IN is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Revamped Book Nook

Help me give my students an opportunity to enjoy reading in an inviting climate.

  • $240 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are from Fort Wayne. I love the cultural diversity they bring into the classroom. They speak several different languages.

Most of them are from socio-economic poor areas that qualifies them for free lunch.

Reading is difficult when there has not been a strong foundation laid from the beginning. We spend a lot of time in remediation. However, my students are committed to learn which has brought them to a charter school.

This experience should enable them to have a better education and a better future.

My Project

I have embarked on a challenge to teach students to enjoy the process of reading through the creation of a Book Nook.

We have a mandatory forty-five minute a day reading block.

Students are required to spend a portion of that time in silent reading. I want them to see this experience as something enjoyable and not view it as a task they have to do.

I have created a book nook with special seating, books, rugs, lighting, and other accessories that create a warm atmosphere to encourage reading. I believe these materials will make a difference in the students" experience.

Dr. Godwin-Starks
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ECR4Kids Softzone Carry Me Floor Cushions for Flexible Classroom Seating, 3" Deluxe Foam, Round, Assorted (4-Piece Set) • Amazon Business $67.38 2 $134.76
President of the Whole Fifth Grade (President Series) • Amazon Business $7.20 5 $36.00

Materials cost

$170.76

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.56

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$203.32

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$35.88

Total project goal

$239.20

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$239.20

1 Donor

-$210.82

Donations toward project cost

-$203.32

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$28.38

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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