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Mrs. Escobar from Woodsboro TX is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Success for Special Education/ADHD/ADD Students in English and Professional Communications

Help me give my students the desks and tools needed to elevate success and learning!

  • $617 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I love my students! They are resilient, funny, and respectful. How many cities do you know of where the majority of high school students still say "yes ma'am or no sir" and hold the door open for adults and each other?

I would like to provide my students with the tools they need to help them concentrate and experience success in our classroom.

The pros to being in a small school? EVERY student REALLY does matter.

My students have been through a lot this year with Hurricane Harvey and deserve the very best of me and whatever I am able to get for them.

My Project

Just because students have learning disabilities and/or special education circumstances doesn't mean they automatically have to be a discipline issue. Flexible seating and special education supplies will make our classroom a place where students have the opportunity to experience learning and success.

After observing many classrooms I realize that we do not have the modern-day resources or the flexible seating needed to help our ADHD/ADD/Special Education students concentrate and focus.

By modern-day I am referring to things like preferable lighting that has been known to create a calm setting and reduce anxiety. Stand-up desks and desk bands can be used to help students focus by having a means to release energy while simultaneously working. Fidget hand-held tools are used to keep children focused on what is being taught or the work that is presented to them. Believe it or not, they are able to concentrate better by having a productive way to fidget. These tools take the place of what looks like disruptive behavior, and can be disruptive, but what is really uncontrollable and spontaneous behavior.

I have students who have been classified or diagnosed with multiple learning disabilities. All these students are brilliant and have brilliant ideas. By using these tools we can arm them with ideas to use as adults.

Mrs. Escobar
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Safco Products AlphaBetter Adjustable-Height Desk, 1201BE, 28" x 20" Standard Desktop, Swinging Footrest Bar • Amazon Business $186.31 2 $372.62
Standing Desk Foot Stool | Adjustable Height Ergonomic Foot Rocker for Under Desk Support and for Stand up Desks | Great for People Kids with ADD ADHD • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Chair Bands for ADHD Kids - (12-Pack) Bouncy Kick Fidgets for Elementary, Middle, High School Students and Adults - Best for Classroom Chairs and Desk - (Light Blue) Fidget Feet Band by Feety • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
Educational Insights Fluorescent Light Filters (Tranquil Blue), Set of 4 • Amazon Business $23.56 1 $23.56
H-Partner Relieves Stress and Increase Focus Bundle Sensory Twisted Squeeze Fidget Toys Set- Fidget Chain/Cube, Infinity Magic Cube/Ball, Liquid Motion Timer Ferrofluid Bottle (15 Pack) • Amazon Business $22.90 1 $22.90

Materials cost

$487.06

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.31

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$524.37

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$92.54

Total project goal

$616.91

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$616.91

1 Donor

-$124.18

Donations toward project cost

-$105.55

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.63

match offer

-$492.73

Match offer toward project cost

-$418.82

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$73.91

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$0.00

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