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Ms. Murawski from Newport News VA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Tools for Team 5!

Help me give my students the tools they need to be successful in the classroom. This includes ear buds, math manipulatives, fidget bands and a classroom mailbox organizer.

  • $226 goal

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My Students

My 4th grade class is full of excited, eager to learn and active students. My students impress me every day with their kindness and willingness to conquer any task set before them. My students love hands-on activities, technology and challenges that allow them to think outside the box. They love when our lessons incorporate stories or tasks where they can create themselves.

My students enjoy helping each other, their teacher and other staff in the building.

Our school values kindness and makes a great effort to teach and encourage students to be kind inside and outside of the classroom. I have seen this in the way they encourage and support one another and others around them. We call our class Team 5 to show that we work together and value our class community.

My students love engaging in what they are learning. While the methods my students learn best vary, the majority of them value manipulatives or items they can hold in their hands to enhance their learning. We do our best to meet students where they are at. I am grateful and excited to work with eager to learn and excited students every year!

My Project

I just completed my first year of teaching and am thrilled to be starting my second year! This past year I used items that the previous teacher left behind as well as some of my own resources in order to set up and operate the classroom. Many items were old or were in poor condition. My students use the computer daily and often had to share headphones because there were not enough and many of the ones we had did not work. Our class also borrowed many materials from other classrooms such as small clocks to practice elapsed time.

My students are active and energetic.

By using the fidget bands on the feet of their chairs, students will be able to bounce their feet on the bands and as a result be more focused on the task at hand.

We also are in need of a mailbox system in order to hand out important papers and notes for home.

My students make the best with what they have and never complain about old materials or having to share. I would love for them to be able to use brand new items in the classroom as well as show them that their teacher and community care about their education!

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Safco Products Wood Adjustable Literature Organizer, 24 Compartment, 9423MO, Medium Oak, Durable Construction, Removable Shelves, Stackable • Amazon Business $90.77 1 $90.77
Learning Resources Write & Wipe Clocks Classroom Set • Amazon Business $21.38 1 $21.38
Wholesale Kids Bulk Earbuds Headphones Earphones 30 Pack White Color For Schools, Libraries, Hospitals • Amazon Business $18.93 1 $18.93
Fidgety Bands by Laku (10 Pack) Silent and Non-Disruptive | Improves Attention Span and Focus | Helps Students with Sensory Needs ADHD ADD Autism and SPD • Amazon Business $17.95 1 $17.95
hand2mind Foam Geometric Solid Blocks, Assorted Colors, 3D Shapes (Set of 12) • Amazon Business $10.50 1 $10.50

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