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Ms. Belle from Bronx NY is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Setting Up a New Classroom

My students need their new classroom to be equipped with these mats, cushions, headphones and clock.

  • $576 goal

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My Students

I am a first year New York City Teaching Fellow who is working at a District 75 school in The Bronx. This September, I will have my own class and my own students. I am so excited!

My students are on the Autism Spectrum and are absolutely fabulous.

They are smart, fun, curious, love to draw, love to dance, love to play instruments, and most importantly are always eager to learn. And when they are silent, they are never silent to me.

My Project

As a first year teacher and finally getting my own classroom and students, I am hoping to create an inspirational space that is both welcoming and comfortable for ALL my students. When it is a good day, I want it to be fantastic. However, on those days that aren't so great, I want my kids to feel safe and comfortable as well.

Everything in our environment is different because we are all unique, and I plan to create a place that is inclusive, comfortable, and inspiring.

The supplies I am requesting are essential for a classroom with students on the Austism Spectrum. For instance, headphones are necessary since loud noises may hinder them from time to time in places like the cafeteria and/or an auditorium performance. A bean bag during times of distress is a better choice for calming a student down. Lastly, I like to give my students a break between their academic studies and mats would be ideal for stretching and doing exercises.

Ms. Belle
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 8 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
RockPapa Over Ear Stereo Headphones Earphones for Adults Kids Childs, Noise Isolating, Adjustable, Heavy Deep Bass for iPhone iPod iPad Macbook Surface MP3 DVD SmartPhones Laptop (Black/Red) • Amazon Business $15.99 8 $127.92
Nosiva Tripod Whiteboard - 24x36 Inches Magnetic Dry Erase Board/Flipchart Easel With Black Aluminum Frame, Lightweight White Boards, Height Adjustable Whiteboard • Amazon Business $85.99 1 $85.99
ECR4Kids Standard Bean Bag Chair, Multicolor (35") • Amazon Business $70.99 1 $70.99
NON-TOXIC Extra-Thick 36 Piece Children Play & Exercise Mat - Comfortable Cushiony Foam Floor Puzzle Mat, 6 Vibrant Colors for Kids & Toddlers • Amazon Business $46.95 1 $46.95
Interactive Talking World Map for Kids TG661 - Push, Learn and Discover over 1000 facts about our World – Ideal Interactive Learning Toy Gift For Boys & Girls Aged 5,6,7,8,9,10 - By ThinkGizmos • Amazon Business $44.95 1 $44.95
Teaching Clock with Silent Movement | Educational Clock that Makes Kid’s Learning Time Faster + Fun. Quiet Child’s Wall Clock Perfect for Parents and Teachers, Toddler’s Bedroom or Classroom. • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99
X-ACTO School Pro Classroom Electric Pencil Sharpener, Blue, 1 Count (1670) • Amazon Business $24.95 1 $24.95
IQ BUILDER | STEM Learning Toys | Creative Construction Engineering | Fun Educational Building Toy Set for Boys and Girls Ages 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Year Old | Best Toy Gift for Kids | Top Blocks Game Kit • Amazon Business $24.77 1 $24.77

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