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Mrs. Mills from Fredericktown MO is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Fidgeting to Focus

Help me give my students bouncy bands to help them focus in class.

  • $191 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

Benjamin Franklin once said, "Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn."

My students are inquisitive, hands-on learners who are highly motivated.

They have a drive to be involved, and I nurture that drive through problem based explorations as they navigate their way through the scientific process.

My school is located in a rural, high-poverty area. Most of the students we serve have little knowledge of, or access to, multiple forms of technology at home. We are a positive behavior support school and strive to give our students the best supports available making our atmosphere warm and welcoming. My class is a goal-driven classroom that implements multiple experiences so all kinds of learners and every kind of intelligence has a chance to shine.

My Project

Every child is unique and every child has different needs. I strive to create an environment where all my students feel cared for and where their needs are being met. This year I have several students who are struggling with concentration and are starting to distract their peers with their fidgeting feet. I need 10 more bouncy bands to help my students focus. With bouncy bands my students will be able to bounce their feet and feel the tension to relieve their anxiety, hyperactivity, and frustration.

"Beneath every behavior is a feeling, and beneath every feeling is a need, when we meet that need rather than focus on behavior, we begin to deal with the cause not the symptom." -Ashleigh Warner

Bouncy Bands will help me meet the needs of all my students so every student has a chance to be successful in my class.

Mrs. Mills
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Original Bouncy Bands for Middle School and High School Chairs (Blue, Pack of 10), Educational Tool That Helps Kids Actively Learn and Stay Engaged • Amazon Business $129.99 1 $129.99

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