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Mrs. Koppers from Joliet IL is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Alternative Seating Promoting Choice and Learning

My students need alternative seating to help them focus and become more motivated in the classroom. Students learn at different rates and this will give them the option to take charge of their learning.

  • $903 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As a teacher in a low income/high needs district, many of our students rely on the teachers for supplies and support. Part of the supplies in the classroom is seating arrangements. My students show analytical skills to help them understand life skills by making proper choices. Not only do I believe in them but they have shown how given the chance, they will succeed. We are a school of 3,500 students to want to succeed in their own way.

My Project

My students need some different spaces to learn. The opportunity to have alternative seating will help them grow and succeed with life choices. Students will focus on what educational needs are necessary. Students will use the table and chairs as a gateway to their different learning abilities. Students will feel comfortable in spaces that are their own whereas traditional seating offers students to be comfortable while working. The fact that students are taking the initiative to find different places and areas to work indicates that traditional seating does not work for them. Each of the items will benefit the students in their own ways.

Mrs. Koppers
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Flash Furniture 36'' Round Black Laminate Table Set w/ 4 Ladder Back Metal Chairs,Black and Burgundy • Quill.com $323.99 1 $323.99
MasterVision Silver Easy-Clean Dry-Erase Mobile Presentation Easel, Aluminum Frame, Black & Silver • Quill.com $203.99 1 $203.99
Hodedah HI-5004 Black Plastic Task Chair • Quill.com $39.59 5 $197.95

Materials cost

$725.93

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.89

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$766.82

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$135.32

Total project goal

$902.14

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$902.14

2 Donors

-$777.91

Donations toward project cost

-$664.82

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$113.09

match offer

-$120.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$102.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.23

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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