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Ms. Sweet from Brooklyn NY is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

SOS...Save Our Students after COVID-19

Help me give my students the basics to create a safe environment to learn and thrive after a year filled with uncertainties.

  • $587 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Teaching after Coronavirus!

Help me support my Autistic students in thriving and enjoy learning using hands-on materials.

With the spread of Coronavirus, our safe space, our classroom, has been taken away, leaving my students in distress.

I teach a group of 12 students with Autism between the ages of 7 and 11 with varying learning styles. Some of my students can verbally express how they feel while others heavily depend on illustrations to express how they feel.

With the current budget becoming non-existent, I want to ensure, I can provide the basic needs for my students to help them thrive and find comfort in learning using hands on materials such as bins, math activity center, dray erase boards to practice writing and math, timer, and dry erase marker erasers.

Supporting me with materials will help me give my students, much needed items to bring some normalcy after a very emotionally challenging school year.

My Project

I teach in a D75 school and have a classroom of 12 children. The materials included in my project will serve as basics to jump start a comforting year for my students who thrive on routine and organization.

For instance, the colored bins will help keep their belongings in a secure place, the math center calendar will keep them organized and help them transition from one activity to another.

Additionally, the white boards will help them practice letter-sounds and phonetic words and practice math skills. The big timer plays a crucial role in ensuring students safely transition from a preferred activity to a less preferred activity. My students heavily rely on the use of a timer to know what activity or class is expected in a sequential order. Additionally, we will also be using it to learn to tell time using a digital clock.

Ms. Sweet
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
JJ664 Elementary Calendar Math Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $99.50 1 $99.50
PP749 Lakeshore Write Wipe Answer Boards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
JJ877 TurnInYourWork Organizer • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
PP181 Giant Classroom Timer • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
PP708 Answer Board Supply Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
TT393BL Neon StoreItAll Rotating Caddy Bright Purple • Lakeshore Learning Materials $22.99 1 $22.99
PP388 Tabletop Supply Caddy • Lakeshore Learning Materials $21.99 1 $21.99
GG975 SelfInking Teacher Stamps Set 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
PP511 Sensory Slime • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
AC226 NumberBots • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99
RR423 Write Wipe Lapboard Erasers Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
SQQ0160 Tutti Fruttisupsup Tropical FruitScented Dough Assortment Pack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
TT192BP Neon Lakeshore Paper Tray Bright Pink • Lakeshore Learning Materials $7.99 1 $7.99
TT192BY Neon Lakeshore Paper Tray Bright Yellow • Lakeshore Learning Materials $7.99 1 $7.99
TT192BL Neon Lakeshore Paper Tray Bright Purple • Lakeshore Learning Materials $7.99 1 $7.99
TT192BB Neon Lakeshore Paper Tray Bright Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $7.99 1 $7.99
TT192GB Neon Lakeshore Paper Tray Bright Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $7.99 1 $7.99
TT193BY Lid For Neon Lakeshore Paper Tray Bright Yellow • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 1 $3.99
TT193BL Lid For Neon Lakeshore Paper Tray Bright Purple • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 1 $3.99
TT193BB Lid For Neon Lakeshore Paper Tray Bright Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 1 $3.99
TT193GB Lid For Neon Lakeshore Paper Tray Bright Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 1 $3.99
TT193BP Lid For Neon Lakeshore Paper Tray Bright Pink • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 1 $3.99

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