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Ms. Wiseman from Trenton NJ is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Rugtastic Learning

Help me give my students class rugs for gathering area and floor level table seating.

  • $362 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"Si se puede" is the slogan we have in my transitional bilingual classroom in Trenton, New Jersey. By providing opportunities for students of diverse cultural and economic backgrounds, these curious learners can believe that their goals are possible to achieve.

All my students have immigrated to the United States to access both the economic and educational advantages that exist here.

Their limited English proficiency is not limiting their desire to learn. They are eager to learn the required curriculum as they are developing skills in the English language.

These students have been in the country for no more than three years, and most have been here for less than a year. It is important that they participate in engaging and authentic activities to acquire their new language with confidence. As their teacher, I strive to provide them with an educational environment that fosters this growth!

My Project

Group meeting areas are important for group discussions. Large groups meet for mini lessons and special academic events at the gathering rug in the classroom. Students meet in small groups for academic conversations at various tables throughout the classroom. One of these small group locations is a floor level seating table that is in need of a rug.

By providing students with multiple diverse opportunities for group conversations whether they be large or small, student have the ability to increase their practice time with linguistic and numerical literacy skills.

The ultimate goal is for all students to gain the confidence needed to face all the academic and social challenges they may encounter in the school setting.

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

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CHILDCRAFT ABC FURNISHINGS ESSENTIAL 8 X 12 - VARIOUS OPTIONS • School Specialty $185.47 1 $185.47
CHILDCRAFT ABC FURNISHINGS ESSENTIAL 4 X 6 - VARIOUS OPTIONS • School Specialty $62.97 1 $62.97
ABC ESSENTIAL OPTION ONLY - HUNTER GREEN - CL • School Specialty $0.00 1 $0.00
CHILDCRAFT ABC FURNISHINGS ESSENTIAL OPTION CLASS • School Specialty $0.00 1 $0.00
ABC ESSENTIAL OPTION ONLY - DEEP NAVY - NY • School Specialty $0.00 1 $0.00
CHILDCRAFT ABC FURNISHINGS ESSENTIAL OPTION CLASS • School Specialty $0.00 1 $0.00

Materials cost

$248.44

Vendor shipping charges

$24.84

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.73

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$307.01

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$54.18

Total project goal

$361.19

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$361.19

3 Donors

-$334.07

Donations toward project cost

-$285.76

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$48.31

match offer

-$25.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$21.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$2.12

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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