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Ms. Smith from Austin TX is requesting flexible seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Comfortable and Flexibility Seating to Inspire Learning

My students need bean bags and stools for a comfortable, inviting space to learn and explore.

  • $525 goal

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My Students

My students are the future.....and we have a lot to be excited about. I teach 8th grade students at a very diverse and exciting school. We have a lot of great programs which encourage students to find their passions and work hard to achieve their goals.

Each year I get a new group of students, and the thing I love the most is getting to know each of them.

I'm excited to see who I'll meet this year. Let the new school year begin!

My Project

I visited the downtown Austin Public Library the other day and I was in awe of the space. I actually commented to my husband...."I want to go back to school just so I can come down here to study." This, of course, made me think about my own classroom.

We all have different needs for learning, and I would like to let my students decide what works best for them.

I want to try a flexible seating approach this year using bean bags and stools. The best way to describe it is a "Starbucks" atmosphere. There will still be desks and tables, but I'd like to give students the ability to choose where and how they sit. In my mind, I see groups of different heights, numbers, sizes collaborating in a setting that works for them.

Ms. Smith
Grades 6-8

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Staples Esler Mesh Stool, Mesh, Black, 47.24"H x 26.77"W x 26.38"D • Staples Advantage $79.99 4 $319.96
Elite Wetlook Bean Bag Chair, Vinyl, Green, 21"H x 28"W x 27 1/2"D • Staples Advantage $29.99 1 $29.99
Elite Wetlook Bean Bag Chair, Vinyl, Lipstick, 21"H x 28"W x 27 1/2"D • Staples Advantage $29.99 1 $29.99
Elite Wetlook Junior Pure Bead Bean Bag, PVC Vinyl, Magenta, 21"H x 28"W x 27 1/2"D • Staples Advantage $29.99 1 $29.99

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