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Ms. Stantial from Revere MA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Today a Reader... Tomorrow a Leader

Help me give my students a classroom space that is equipped to help them grow as readers. These items will create a space in which students are supported, comfortable, and excited to read and learn!

  • $678 goal

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My Students

My classroom is filled with 8- and 9-year-old future world leaders! My students are eager to learn and curious about the world around them! The students come from a very diverse, urban neighborhood, where their lives and experiences are the muses for my teaching. School was interrupted in the spring of their first-grade year, which is a critical point in their "learning to read" journey. We then went fully remote for most of their second-grade year, leaving many students without books in their hands and experiences with reading.

Despite all of this, my students are still excited about reading and motivated to learn more about the world from what they read.

My Project

"The more things that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you will go." —Dr. Suess. The items in this project will be used to create a space that will support students' ability to read and also foster their love for reading.

The main goal for this project is to create a space that students feel comfortable and excited to read in.

For many of my students, school is the only place where this can happen to them. For example, classroom rugs will create a comfortable space for students to be while learning, like during group lessons... such as read-alouds, which are a big part of our English language arts (ELA) curriculum this year. The new (ELA) curriculum calls for students to spend at least 40 minutes a day gathered on the floor on a circle, and the students are currently spending this time on an uncomfortable tile floor. The students need to be gathered on the floor so that they can all hear/see the texts that are a part of the ELA curriculum and be placed in a way where they can collaborate with their peers. With classroom rugs, the students will be able to put more focus on their learning because they will be comfortable. The items in this project will create a space so that today's readers can learn and grow to be tomorrow's leaders.

Ms. Stantial
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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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 40 students.

11 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Unique Loom Davos Collection Modern Luxuriously Soft & Cozy Shag Area Rug, 5' 0 x 8' 0 Rectangular, Sunglow • Amazon Business $59.70 4 $238.80
Constructive Playthings Kids Textured Sensory Pillow Learning Aid, Multicolor (Set of 6) • Amazon Business $54.52 4 $218.08
Dicunoy 8 Pack Of Plastic Bathroom Vanity Storage Bins with Handles, White Locker Bins, Small Organizer Container for Shelves, Pantry, Closets, Makeup, Classroom, Offices, Kitchen, Laundry Room, 10" • Amazon Business $23.99 2 $47.98
EOOUT 40pcs Mesh Zipper Pouch Document Bag, Plastic Zip File Folders, Letter Size, A4 Size, for Office Supplies, Travel Storage,School • Amazon Business $20.99 1 $20.99
Carpet Spots for Classroom - 30 Pack of 5 inch Carpet Markers - Improves Student Learning & Includes Bonus Hook Tape, Sticker Seat Spots, Blank Spot Labels by GrowBrights • Amazon Business $11.96 1 $11.96

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