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Mrs. Pierpont from Richmond VA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Beginning to Build a Kinesthetic Classroom: Adding Movement To Learning

My students need an active classroom. Having access to portable standing desks, pedal exercisers and steppers will help provide movement in the classroom and provide a variety of options for students.

  • $315 goal

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My Students

My students are students at a highly diverse school. We have a high population of both exceptional education students and students in the International Baccalaureate program. We have a large portion of our population receiving free or reduced price lunch.

Our students are service minded, inquisitive learners who work hard and are interested in learning.

My students have put in effort to do well in school, learn more about the world around them and participate in events like the National History Bee and community service projects.

My Project

Studies have shown that incorporating movement and excercise during the school day can help make students less fidgety and more focused on learning. It can also help to improve on task behavior and may also help improve memory and concentration.

I am very excited to bring more kinesthetic activity into our classroom.

I work to incorporate subject appropriate kinesthetic activities already like simulation activities and assignments in our school garden, but it would be terrific to provide the opportunity for movement even with other types of classroom work.

We need portable standing desks, pedal exercisers and steppers. Giving students the option to work at standing desks and to be active while seated with pedal exercisers and steppers will benefit students in our classroom. This project will be the beginning of providing a variety of movement opportunities to students.

Mrs. Pierpont
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, 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.

This project will reach 130 students.

4 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sunny Health and Fitness Adjustable Twist Stepper, Pink • Amazon Business $49.99 2 $99.98
Avantree Quality Adjustable Laptop Bed Table, Portable Standing Desk, Foldable Sofa Breakfast Tray, Notebook Stand Reading Holder for Couch Floor - Minitable • Amazon Business $39.99 2 $79.98
Platinum Fitness PFP2100 Fit Sit Deluxe Folding Pedal Exerciser Leg Machine with Electronic Display, Blue • Amazon Business $54.11 1 $54.11

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