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Mr. Bhothinard from Chicago IL is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Virtual Office Set-Up

Help me give my students an improved workspace so that they can improve their learning.

  • $531 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students have chosen to learn remotely this year, as they have enrolled in CPS's online school. They hail from all over the city and are racially very diverse. Some students have severe illnesses that require them to attend classes from home. Though it's only been three weeks into the year, I have really enjoyed interacting with such a diverse group of students. I have Filipino students who like to share their weekend plans to go to Seafood City, Latinx girls who tell us Day of the Dead plans, and Black students who celebrate their political, pop culture and sports heroes.

Since their families have chosen online instruction, most of the students are very eager to participate (unlike last year when everyone had no choice).

Of course, there are a few students who are struggling to break the social shyness. Because these students are 100% online, we spend a a good amount of time on the social and emotional well-being of the individual.

My Project

Hi! I work at Chicago Public Schools' Virtual Academy. Therefore, I work from home in front of my laptop. The Virtual Academy serves students who cannot attend in-person school. Currently I teach as self-contained 5th grade class. I teach English Language Arts, Math, Science and Social Studies

With this project I'm trying to upgrade my workspace to set an example for my students and also to combat the fatigue I encounter in my current home office.

I plan to show my students my workspace to encourage them to do the same with their home office. I believe that an improved workspace will also increase learning for my students.

Mr. Bhothinard
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of 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 28 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TOPSKY Dual Motor Electric Adjustable Standing Computer Desk for Home and Office (Black Frame only) • Amazon Business $249.99 1 $249.99
Cushion Lab Patented Pressure Relief Seat Cushion for Long Sitting Hours on Office & Home Chair - Extra-Dense Memory Foam for Soft Support. Car & Chair Pad for Hip, Tailbone, Coccyx, Sciatica - Black • Amazon Business $72.99 1 $72.99
nuLOOM Gracie Machine Washable Distressed Medallion Area Rug, 4' x 6', Peach • Amazon Business $46.75 1 $46.75
HUANUO Dual Monitor Stand for 13-27 inch Screens, Heavy Duty Fully Adjustable Monitor Desk Mount, VESA Mount with C Clamp, Each Arm Holds 4.4 to 17.6lbs • Amazon Business $22.48 2 $44.96

Materials cost

$414.69

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.22

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$450.91

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$79.57

Total project goal

$530.48

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$530.48

1 Donor

-$464.31

Donations toward project cost

-$450.91

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.40

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$66.17

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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