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Mrs. Harlo from San Lorenzo CA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Building a Community of Learners

Help me give my students a learning environment where they can build a community that allows them to grow emotionally and socially. Active seating can help reduce stress.

  • $750 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are an amazing mix of urban students. There are many ethnicities, languages, religions, and family structures that make a rich community of learners. Our school has worked hard to create and maintain a safe environment, where students have tools to help them navigate social interactions and internal conflicts, where students with trauma find love and support, and where families feel empowered to engage in their children's education and classroom.

The community I work with has so many strengths, viewpoints, and experiences.

It is my obligation to support them continuing their learning and understanding of the world.

My Project

Many of the classrooms at my school have wobble chairs for students and the teachers have found that the flexible seating can greatly reduce the stress of the students by allowing them to move.

Playing games requires many social skills and working together to achieve a common goal.

Having a foundation of positive community through game play will give my students an opportunity to build their relationships with each other, creating a safe learning environment and a positive working relationship.

Allowing students to have positive and fun interactions with each other outside of academics will give them a strong sense of community in which to learn, make mistakes, take risks and succeed.

Mrs. Harlo
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
LC764BU - Flex-Space Premium Wobble Chair - 14" - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 6 $479.94
TINKERTOY ‒ 100 Piece Essentials Value Set ‒ Ages 3+ Preschool Education Toy • Amazon Business $24.49 1 $24.49
Educational Insights Blurt! Game • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Simon Game • Amazon Business $14.49 1 $14.49
Hasbro Guess Who? Classic Game • Amazon Business $9.97 1 $9.97

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