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Mrs. Fowler from Brandon FL is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Who needs a classroom when you can have a classHOME!

Help me give my students a positive classHOME that will promote learning and engagement.

  • $636 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are world changers.

For the last two years, I have witnessed a group of vulnerable students blossom into confident and engaged learners full of so much potential!

Many of my students come from low-income backgrounds, single parent households, and failed expectations of what life would be like during their coming of age process. However, when they come into my classroom they feel at home. We are a big familia! Our motto is "family means no-one gets left behind." My students understand and respect this motto in my classroom. They come ready to learn and ready to give it their best while working in unity! I am truly blessed to be able to teach such an incredible, funny, creative, and very energetic group of kids so much, that I am moving up with my ESOL students into their junior year!

ALL of my students deserve meaningful learning experiences, collaborative spaces, technological resources and flexible seating. They have huge aspirations and my goal is to create a learning space that makes the journey to fulfilling those dreams worthwhile! Therefore, these future world changers need the necessary resources to help them reach their full potential.

My Project

In my years of teaching, I have witnessed how a positive learning environment EVOKES a passion and care in students to learn. Flexible seating allows students to make independent decisions and take charge of their learning. During both group work and independent work, students will be able to navigate the classroom and work in different spaces.

This breaks the routine of desks and bland white walls, and I believe a new environment will increase engagement because they have the option of making a choice that best suits their learning experience.

The brick wallpaper, lounge chairs, pillows, and rug will be used to create a reading and study area. The Post-It notes will be used for our encouragement wall (a place where students love on one another). The diffuser will be used to create the smell of a home and stimulate learning and relaxing senses.

I teach three different preps; therefore, I need the extra white-board space to write class objective, vocabulary, and all things related to the third course I am teaching. I will be using the printer to make copies. I like to use outside resources to supplement reading especially for my ESOL classes that are relatable to their personal lives.

Mrs. Fowler
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Mac Sports Black Butterfly Papasan Fur Chair, Foldable/Collapsible | Fluffy and Fuzzy Removable Faux Black Fur Cover, Accent Chair for Women Girls Bedroom desks and Home Decor, Decorative Vanity • Amazon Business $59.99 2 $119.98
Brother Compact Monochrome Laser Printer, HL-L2350DW, Wireless Printing, Duplex Two-Sided Printing, Amazon Dash Replenishment Enabled • Amazon Business $109.99 1 $109.99
Lockways Magnetic Dry Erase Board - White Board 48 X 36, Whiteboard 3 x 4 Feet, 3 Dry Erase Markers, 8 Magnets, Silver Aluminium Frame for Home, Office, School • Amazon Business $63.58 1 $63.58
Post-It Super Sticky Easel Pad, 25 x 30 Inches, 30 Sheets/Pad, 4 Pads, Large White Premium Self Stick Flip Chart Paper, Super Sticking Power (559-4) • Amazon Business $55.23 1 $55.23
Red Brick Better Than Paper Bulletin Board Roll • Amazon Business $14.99 3 $44.97
ACTCUT Super Soft Indoor Modern Shag Area Silky Smooth Fur Rugs Fluffy Rugs Anti-Skid Shaggy Area Rug Dining Room Home Bedroom Carpet Floor Mat 4- Feet by 5- Feet (Black) • Amazon Business $28.99 1 $28.99
InnoGear Upgraded 150ml Aromatherapy Diffuser with 6 Bottles 100% Pure Essential Oils, Gift Set Aroma Cool Mist Humidifier with 7 Color LED Lights Changing for Home, Office, Aromatherapy • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
GE Designer Extension Cord with Surge Protection, Braided Power Cord, 15 ft, 3 Grounded Outlets, Flat Plug, Premium, White/Grey, 40530 • Amazon Business $18.38 1 $18.38
Post-it Super Sticky Notes, Rio de Janeiro Colors, Great for Windows, Doors and Walls, Cabinet Pack, 67% Plant-Based Adhesive by Weight, 3 in. x 3 in, 24 Pads/Pack, 70 Sheets/Pad (654-24SSAU-CP) • Amazon Business $14.26 1 $14.26
Fjfz Just One More Chapter Motivational Sign Decor Reading Decoration Cotton Linen Home Decorative Throw Pillow Case Cushion Cover with Words for Book Lover Worm Sofa Couch, Black, 18" x 18" • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Andreannie Book Lover Reading Books Club Librarian Black Glasses Go Away I'm Reading Cotton Linen Throw Pillow Case Cushion Cover New Home Office Indoor Decorative Square 18 X 18 Inches • Amazon Business $8.89 1 $8.89

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