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Mrs. Rahaman-Seuram from New York NY is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Welcoming Learning Spaces

My students need the LED window curtain string lights and essential oil diffuser to help them develop a sense of warmth and love when they enter a customized learning space with stools, benches, and hanging chairs.

  • $761 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

Our studenrs are talented, intelligent, curious, creative, witty and clever but they have been diagnosed with autism, oppositional defiance disorder, ADHD, and ADD. While, some are motivated to thrive and succeed, others need someone to lift their self-confidence so that they can start to dream of success. I teach in a classroom where you hear "I can't" more than "I can". Our school serves children who come from low socioeconomic households where many parents have not completed high school. In our school, 99% of our students receive free lunch and some are in shelters.

The labels they carry can sometimes become their identity and hinders their ability to dream big.

So, I dare them to dream of a world filled with infinite possibilities by creating projects that require multiple intelligences. It is through these projects that I can see a smile of confidence because they have uncovered talents they never knew existed and those smiles of wonder are my aim. It is as if they were awakened and the labels are beginning to peel off their drooping faces so that the talent that was once hidden has now been revealed!

My Project

Creating a learning environment with LED curtain lights, benches, stools and a hanging chair, integrated with air that is crisp as well as refreshing uisng the scentsy warmer and oil diffuser focuses on welcoming students with warmth and love which meets the learner's socio-emotional needs. As a result, we will be able to create a bridge towards academic learning. This type of learning environment gives my students freedom to choose a space that helps them to maximize on their ability to focus and collaborate in a learning environment that is calm, peaceful, and cozy. Research shows a child learning environment impacts their ability to achieve and to have the right mindset for learning to problem solve as well as take risks.

Mrs. Rahaman-Seuram
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
Outdoor Brown Wicker Tear Drop Hanging Chair by Christopher Knight Home • Amazon Business $259.73 1 $259.73
Ashley Furniture Signature Design - Berringer Dining Bench - Rectangular - Vintage Casual - Rustic Brown Finish • Amazon Business $55.21 2 $110.42
Poly and Bark Trattoria 18" Stool in Dark Green (Set of 4) • Amazon Business $94.79 1 $94.79
Young Living Essential Oil Home Ultrasonic Diffuser with Dew Drop Design Tear Drop • Amazon Business $66.35 1 $66.35
Scentsy Warmer, Chasing Fireflies, Mason Jar Light Blue Firefly Full-size Premium Warmer • Amazon Business $48.70 1 $48.70
Twinkle Star 600 LED Window Curtain String Light for Wedding Party Home Garden Bedroom Outdoor Indoor Wall, Warm White • Amazon Business $26.99 1 $26.99

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