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Mrs. LaKari from Erie PA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Stop! It's Carpet Time...Let's Discuss

Help me give my students a meeting area, which allows them to lead discussions about things going in and outside the classroom.

  • $500 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are from an inner city where they have experienced more than they should at their age. Many students' home lives are not enriched with love or good communication. I am hoping to change that this year. I want to create a "discussion" spot in the classroom where the students can meet and talk about issues surrounding them.

I want to create an environment of student lead discussion where they feel comfortable enough to encourage, as well as, empathize with each other.

This carpet is a comfortable area where the students, and I, can meet and hold these discussions.

My Project

My students live in the inner city where communication and discussion is lacked in a lot of their homes. The school also went through a tragic loss last year and many students are still upset.

I want a comfortable place in the classroom where classroom discussions can be held.

Through these discussions I would like to create a safe, happy environment where students can lead discussions about any concerns or successes that have happened with them. These student lead discussions will enhance each students' willingness to share. It will also help with their communication skills, self confidence, and enhance their public speaking.

Through these meetings I am hoping to create confident students who are able to gain they confidence they need in and out of the classroom.

Mrs. LaKari
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 26 students.

3 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC160 - Comfy Rectangular Classroom Carpet - 9' x 12' - Navy Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $389.00 1 $389.00

Materials cost

$389.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.84

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$424.84

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$74.97

Total project goal

$499.81

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$499.81

2 Donors

-$499.81

Donations toward project cost

-$424.84

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$74.97

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$0.00

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