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Mrs. Reynolds from Columbia CA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

First Year Teacher's Classroom Update

Help me give my students fresh new options for flexible seating, including portable lap desks and wobble stools.

  • $582 goal

This project expired on September 30, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a first year teacher and am absolutely thrilled to have accepted a teaching position for the 2019-2020 school year. I will have my own classroom!

My goal is to create an exciting, safe, and engaging classroom space for my students.

We live in a rural area with limited resources and opportunities for children and families. Over half of the students in our school come from low-income households. Our students are supported, capable, brave, and eager to learn each day.

My Project

I am asking for help to fund flexible seating options for my classroom.

As a student teacher, I observed my mentor teachers utilizing "flexible seating" options for students, giving them ownership and individuality in their learning process.

Research reflects some of the immediate benefits of flexible seating including improving metabolism, using up excess energy, and increased motivation and engagement. My goal is to provide a space that encourages active and engaged learning!

Classroom design influences levels of interaction and engagement. Standard desks and chairs situated in rows do not foster open communication and collaboration. I believe that my students will take an active role in their education when they are provided with a choice about where they prefer to complete an assignment. Students know how they learn best.

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

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kore Pre-Teen Wobble Chair - Flexible Seating Stool for Classroom, Home & School, ADD/ADHD - Made in USA - Age 10-11, Grade 5-6, Dark Blue (18in) • Amazon Business $79.88 4 $319.52
ECR4Kids The Surf Portable Lap Desk/Laptop Stand/Writing Table, Black • Amazon Business $25.00 4 $100.00

Materials cost

$419.52

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$38.39

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.29

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$494.20

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$87.21

Total project goal

$581.41

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$581.41

3 Donors

-$531.41

Donations toward project cost

-$451.70

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$79.71

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

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$0.00

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