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Mr. Kehler from Bethlehem PA is requesting flexible seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

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A Quiet Place

Help me give my students beanbag chairs to relax in and reflect on resolving stress.

  • $247 goal

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My Students

My students are middle schoolers ((drop the mic) thank you to those who helped donate that mic). They come in all shapes and sizes, all demeanor and abilities, and all backgrounds. Some are becoming athletes, and some are becoming scholars, a few are working toward both, and there are those that aren't.

They can all find a home in my after school activities.

Regardless of the mix, most can find a way to communicate and achieve the task and challenges I set before them, whether its what's the best way to defeat that Red Dragon or how to create a smoke effect that will lay low and quickly dissipate.

Many of my student are involved in my Strategy, Stage Crew, 3D printing, and now, Raspberry Pi clubs. When they bring their friends, the friends are amazed and ask "Why didn't I know of this before." Of course, the answer is because you didn't listen to the morning announcements.. or read the emails... or wonder where your friends were before now. Either way, we welcome all newcomers and occasionally parents. We have discussed and researched and found that this project may suit our needs in all clubs.

My Project

We all have stress. When my students bring that stress to school, it gets in the way of their learning. Many times, if the steam blows off in an unmanaged way, it gets in the way of everyone else's learning, too. I can be difficult for anyone to find a quiet place to de-stress when they need it.

Let's face it, Middle School can be stressful.

Our "Zen Den" with beanbag seating will hopefully give my students access to some guided opportunities to learn some wellness techniques to calm their minds to let the other learning happen.

Mr. Kehler
Grades 6-8

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Big Joe Classic Beanbag Smartmax, Spicy Lime • Amazon Business $37.33 1 $37.33
Big Joe Classic Beanbag Smartmax, Sapphire • Amazon Business $37.25 1 $37.25
Big Joe Classic Beanbag Smartmax, Red • Amazon Business $35.00 1 $35.00
Big Joe Classic Beanbag Smartmax, Radiant Orchid • Amazon Business $33.99 1 $33.99
Big Joe Classic Beanbag Smartmax, Stretch Limo Black • Amazon Business $33.41 1 $33.41

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