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Mrs. Byous from Houston TX is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Bending Traditions with Flexible Seating

Help me give my students the incredible gift flexible seating in our classroom.

  • $1,204 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach math to about 100 exceptional, spirited 8th graders.

My students are all minority and economically disadvantaged but they have an insurmountable will to succeed.

They are hard-working and have a passion for learning math. They come to school every day ready to learn.

My students are from the historically underserves communities of Houston's Fifth Ward and Denver Harbor. These community are resilient in-spite of challenges that they face and the students are no different.

Despite often being overlooked and their schools being underfunded, these students work diligently and show up to school prepared to put in the work. As their teacher, it is my duty to advocate for anything that will bring joy or enrich the learning experience.

My Project

Studies have shown that incorporating flexible seating helps to bridge the gap between the classroom and home. It helps students increase their comfort in the classroom and engage in the work in a meaningful way. Giving students flexible seating will allow them to engage in math in a new and unique way.

I want my students to have ownership of the classroom and feel at ease in the space.

You can help me create that feeling by providing flexible seating. I'm requesting bean bags chairs, stools, pillows, bungee chairs , a futon and rugs to create a more homey feeling.

Mrs. Byous
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Best Choice Products Microfiber Futon Folding Couch Sofa Bed w/6" Mattress Sleep Recliner Lounger GR • Amazon Business $129.99 1 $129.99
Big Joe 638602 Milano Bean Bag Chair, Stretch Limo Black • Amazon Business $42.76 3 $128.28
Big Joe Aloha Chair, Ash • Amazon Business $39.99 3 $119.97
Urban Shop Faux Fur Saucer Chair with Metal Frame, One Size, Black • Amazon Business $39.00 3 $117.00
Big Joe Comfort Research Megahh (UltimaX) Bean Bags Refill, 100 L • Amazon Business $16.00 6 $96.00
Light Accents Medusa grey floor lamp with multicolor acrylic shades • Amazon Business $39.45 2 $78.90
Urban Shop Bungee Chair, Grey • Amazon Business $35.87 2 $71.74
Pearington BW-002 BW-001 16 Gauge Steel Classroom Seating and Multi Purpose Stools • Amazon Business $53.34 1 $53.34
Butterfly Craze Kids Floor Pillow Fold Out Lounger Fabric Cover for Bed and Game Rooms, Reading, Beanbag, Ottoman, Recliner, Chair, Couch Alternative. Blue. Queen Pillows Not Included • Amazon Business $25.99 2 $51.98
Brentwood Shagalicious Bedrest, Hot Pink • Amazon Business $24.99 2 $49.98
ACTCUT Super Soft Indoor Modern Shag Area Silky Smooth Rugs Living Room Carpet Bedroom Rug for Children Play Solid Home Decorator Floor Rug and Carpet 4- Feet by 5- Feet (Hot Pink) • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
ACTCUT Super Soft Indoor Modern Shag Area Silky Smooth Fur Rugs Fluffy Rugs Anti-Skid Shaggy Area Rug Dining Room Home Bedroom Carpet Floor Mat 4- Feet by 5- Feet (Black) • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
Brentwood Shagalicious Bedrest, Hot Pink • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99

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