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Mrs. Hensel from Lodi CA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Space Saving Furniture for HS English Classroom

My students need streamlined bookshelves and more space in the classroom to move around, grab materials and work in groups. Eliminating the bulky teacher's chair with this space-saving standing desk perch will help eliminate wasted space.

  • $331 goal

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My Students

I teach at a school where over 50% of our population are English Language Learners. My students are diverse, unique and full of life! Many of my students come from disadvantaged homes and do not have academic support at home.

My students are the reason I want to make my classroom better.

I teach two designated periods for English Language Support, where long and short-term ELs are given additional support in speaking, writing and reading comprehension in addition to their regular English classes they attend. My other classes are freshmen and sophomores. They are all amazing, creative, 21st-century learners. They truly deserve a learning environment that fits their personalities, as well as their desire to learn.

My Project

My students will be able to move around the classroom with greater ease with streamlined furniture that doesn't take up space. With a heavy emphasis on the 21st-century learning skills of collaboration, peer learning, and group problem solving, students are not bound to any one desk in my classroom!

Space-saving bookshelves to house materials, binders and books will help give the room an open feel and allow students to move easily between desk.

A teacher's perch for the standing desk will eliminate the bulky and too-low teacher's chair that often gets in the way of the 35 kids moving around my room!

Mrs. Hensel
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 152 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
unbrand Black Five Tier Metal Bookshelf Rack • Amazon Business $64.43 2 $128.86
Balancing Adjustable Height Ergostool - Green • Amazon Business $97.74 1 $97.74

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