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Ms. Monson from Oakland CA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

The Gift of Organization

Help me give my students the gift of organization! This project includes paper organizers, magnets for our white board, book bins, and hangers to hang classroom posters easily around the room.

  • $236 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

The scholars in our room are an enthusiastic group of 4th graders who enter class each day with a handshake and a smile. They come to their community ready to learn and grow together. This year, they will be focused on growing their academic discussion skills, and are very intent on learning how to actively listen to one another's ideas.

Our school has been growing as a PreK-8, and is recognized in our district for the wonderful progress we have made within our community.

Many of our families are first or second generation immigrants and most speak a second language other than English at home. The area, while low socioeconomically, is rich with the support of enthusiastic, ready-to-learn children and their families. We are an inclusion school, so students with special needs are supported in our general education classrooms.

The environment on our campus is focused on maintaining high academic rigor and expectations while nurturing students as caring citizens. Our classroom mirrors this school focus; my scholars work to be mindful in their schoolwork as well as their ability to be their best selves.

My Project

Walking into a classroom where materials are strewn about can be overwhelming. When things are tidy and organized, students feel calm and ready to learn. This project will provide students with an organized classroom, which will allow them to become independent learners.

Being able to find the right paper or to quickly access their favorite book makes a big difference in students' ability to stay focused and maximize their class time.

These paper organizers and book boxes will do just that. They give students specific locations to access those materials that they need at any given time. The magnets and hangers allow us to mount posters and student work on the white board easily.

Ms. Monson
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, 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.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
AdirOffice 11-Compartment Wood Vertical Paper Sorter - Literature File Organizer - Yellow • Amazon Business $46.95 1 $46.95
TT730X - Neon Heavy-Duty Book Bins - Set of 6 Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
Classroom Keepers 10-Slot Mailbox, Blue (001309) • Amazon Business $24.49 1 $24.49
Titan Mall Pants Hangers 30 Pack 12inch Black Plastic Skirt Hanger with Non-Slip Big Clips and 360 Rotatable Hook, Durable and Sturdy Plastic Hanger, Elegant and Economical for Hanging Pants • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Push Pin Magnets, Fridge Magnets, Tiergrade 60 Pack 7 Assorted Color Strong Magnets, Use at Home School Classroom and Office Magnets, Magnets for Refrigerator Dry Erase Board and Whiteboard Magnets • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Pendaflex Hanging Organizer, All-in-1 Wall Organizer/Pocket Chart, Black with Bright Color Folders, Poly Carry Case, Letter Size (52891) • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69

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