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

You Got to Love Flex-Space!

My students need 2 Flex-Space Mobile Desks to empower them to become more invested in their own education.

  • $511 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

How will my students view their educational experience?

A culture of learning refers to the atmosphere and energy level in a classroom where students are engaged in important work.

I teach in an urban school which serves five hundred and seventy students with more than half of our student population coming from low-income families. There are diverse challenges due to state budget cuts.

My multicultural second graders come from various socioeconomic backgrounds, and they have different learning styles. However, their unique personality traits are like a sunset seeing a rainbow for the very first time. I think of them as my inspiring young authors and little problem-solvers. They enjoy buddy reading, social-emotional learning activities, real-world math exploration, and learning how to play the game of chess. My students are also learning first-hand about generosity and compassion from donors like you.

My Project

Did you know that flexible seating elevates student learning and engagement? Did you know that teachers who choose to create a Flexible classroom give their students a choice in what kind of learning space works best for them?

My goal is to create a learning environment that gives ALL of my students a choice in how they learn by implementing a flexible classroom; I want them to welcome opportunities to take more control of their learning process (A process that students go through to acquire new knowledge, concepts, and skills which influence future learning).

One day, my classroom will be completely transformed, and my students will be able to choose where they sit each day, however, their choice must be responsible and reflect their commitment to learning.

Flex-space mobile desks are an essential part of my goal. The desks will benefit students in different areas. Since we have collaborative tables in our classroom(5 to 7 students sit at each table), the Flex-space desks will provide students with alternative small group instruction. The desks can also be easily placed together for partner work. Afterward, the desks can be easily separated and moved to a quiet private nook in the classroom. Most importantly, the Flex-Space desks address differentiated needs of my diverse learners. We need your support to create a 21st century flexible classroom.

Mrs. Lasisi
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

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
LC787 - Flex-Space Wedge Mobile Student Desk • Lakeshore Learning Materials $199.00 2 $398.00

Materials cost

$398.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.97

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$433.97

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$76.58

Total project goal

$510.55

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$510.55

2 Donors

-$509.67

Donations toward project cost

-$433.97

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$75.70

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.88

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$0.00

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