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Mrs. Lightner from McMechen WV is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Comfortable Place To Learn Part 3

My students need a new table with flexible seating options to complete assignments in a more flexible and comfortable environment.

  • $556 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach in a low income/high poverty area. Most of my students come from broken homes, and many have had drugs impact their lives. My goal is to make school a safe place for them, someplace where they come and know they are safe and that someone has put their best interest first.

I try to create hands-on projects that the students will enjoy.

I find that my students learn best that way. Hands-on projects help to hold my students' interests better and help them focus.

My Project

Who doesn’, too. The materials that I am asking for will not only give my students a comfortable place to read and complete their assignments but will also make my room more inviting. Students will feel more at home on the chairs and have a better sense of belonging. This sense of belonging will help encourage student engagement.

The flexible seating will also help students who have a hard time focusing because the furniture encourages small movements to help keep the students’ minds on their work.

The flexible furniture also helps with peer relationships. The pillows and chairs are great for small groups working together. The students can choose to work as partners side by side or move to a lowered table to complete their assignments together, increasing student collaboration.

Mrs. Lightner
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LA689 - Flex-Space Collaborative Floor Work Space Bundle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $436.01 1 $436.01

Materials cost

$436.01

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.54

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$472.55

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$83.39

Total project goal

$555.94

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$555.94

1 Donor

-$47.26

Donations toward project cost

-$47.26

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$500.34

Match offer toward project cost

-$425.29

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$75.05

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.34

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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