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Mrs. Osborne from Cortland NY is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Empower Students With Flexible Seating Options!

Help me give my students choice seating in order to create more focused and engaged learners!

  • $306 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

This year I am working with fourth grade students in a small, economically disadvantaged, city in New York State. The majority of the students work hard and want to learn despite the many challenges they face daily. They have dreams of being paleontologists, doctors, football players, and chefs. These students have a wide range of abilities, skills, and talents. They love science and are curious about the world around them. They really are an amazing group of kids.

Amongst the group, however, we also have several students who have fallen below the grade level average.

These students typically need a ton of motivation and a reason to read! I want to give these students a learning environment where they feel empowered by choice, where they feel comfortable reading and taking risks.

My Project

Students will be able to move about the room and find a place that works best for them. Different options will provide students with their own learning space, while allowing their young bodies freedom of movement. Making sure students are comfortable is an essential component in motivating them.

Students will be more engaged and get more work completed.

I love that students will be able to easily move these options around to find a safe, comfortable working environment for them! We will be able to use them at our small group to create a welcoming safe space conducive to learning!

Mrs. Osborne
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kore Adjustable Wobble Chair 15.5"--21.5" - Purple • Kaplan Early Learning Company $100.79 1 $100.79
Flash Furniture Student Desk with Grey Top and Adjustable Height Black Pedestal Frame • Amazon Business $66.14 1 $66.14
Bouncy Bands(r) for Chairs • Kaplan Early Learning Company $12.56 3 $37.68
ECR4Kids The Surf Portable Lap Desk/Laptop Stand/Writing Table, Burgundy • Amazon Business $21.40 1 $21.40

Materials cost

$226.01

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.39

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$259.40

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$45.78

Total project goal

$305.18

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$305.18

8 Donors

-$239.44

Donations toward project cost

-$215.44

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.00

match offer

-$51.73

Match offer toward project cost

-$43.97

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.76

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$14.02

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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Project Activity

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