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

Creating a Modern Classroom with Flexible Seating

My students need wobble stools to provide more options for flexible seating.

  • $580 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our classroom is a safe place for students to come and know that no matter what is going on in their life, it is a place where they will feel welcomed and accepted by everyone. The class is a mix of general education students, special education students, and students in need of Academic Intervention Services (AIS). These students come from a variety of economic backgrounds which means that the students come to us at many different levels. Our classroom design and learning experiences help students develop tolerance for people from all walks of life. Creating a positive and aesthetically pleasing learning environment contributes to the success of our students.

My Project

Our lessons are designed around teaching students the skills needed to work in a collaborative environment. With exclusively traditional seating options for our learning environment, it can be challenging to set up our classroom in a way that provides an environment conducive to motivated, focused collaboration. When students are cognitively engaged, they are actively involved in their learning and supporting the learning of their classmates which increases student achievement. These wobble chair stools seats would help to create an environment where students can feel comfortable to utilize unique tools, which in turn will help to develop opportunities to teach tolerance.

By utilizing nontraditional tools such as wobble stools to help ALL students to be focused and motivated, those students with difficulties in these areas will not feel singled out as the only ones using something different.

By creating a classroom culture where uniqueness is valued and embraced by all, our students will be more likely to develop the important lifelong skill of acceptance. The ability to bring together students of different academic levels, different socioeconomic status, and different social groups through common experiences, students learn how to work with others and even foster new friendships. When students truly care about each other, everyone benefits.

Mrs. Smith
Grades 6-8
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 50 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LA727 - Flex-Space 16" Wobble Chair Bundle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $455.94 1 $455.94

Materials cost

$455.94

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.84

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$492.78

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$86.96

Total project goal

$579.74

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$579.74

4 Donors

-$338.59

Donations toward project cost

-$322.78

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.81

match offer

-$200.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$170.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$41.15

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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