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Mrs. Porter from Amsterdam NY is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Classrooms That Are Student-Centered Are Successful!

My students need seating options that are flexible and that support their learning. They need wobble chairs.

  • $513 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My 2nd grade students come from diverse backgrounds; many of them come from low income families where it is difficult to see through the poverty that they are surrounded by. This year I will be teaching English Language Learners. My class will consist of English speaking students as well as other languages. Some of my students will come to school with many different barriers, from language, to poverty and broken homes, ADD, ADHD, and the everyday stresses that could get in the way of them seeing a happy, healthy, educated path for their future.

I strive to create a happy and loving classroom community where my students feel smart and valued for who they are and what they are capable of.

In order to build a sense of community and individual self worth, I encourage my students to take ownership of their learning by setting goals, investing in and valuing relationships, and learn to make decisions on how they learn best.

"The capacity to learn is a gift; the ability to learn is a skill; the willingness to learn is a choice."-Brian Herbert

My Project

My students come to school with the expectation to learn! They understand that I value their learning choices, and I trust that they are making a choice that fits their learning. Flexible seating is one of the choices that I want to provide my students with as they learn and grow! Studies show that students learn better with flexible and comfortable seating options. These Wobble Chairs will allow options for my students and provide them the opportunity to stay engaged in their learning, move around, stay comfortable, and focused while they work towards being the very best version of themselves!

Mrs. Porter
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CR126BU - Wobble Chair - Blue - 16" • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 2 $159.98
CR126GR - Wobble Chair - Green - 16" • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 2 $159.98
CR126RD - Wobble Chair - Red - 16" • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 1 $79.99

Materials cost

$399.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.00

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$435.95

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$76.93

Total project goal

$512.88

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$512.88

5 Donors

-$395.00

Donations toward project cost

-$335.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$59.25

match offer

-$117.88

Match offer toward project cost

-$100.20

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.68

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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