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Mrs. Barton from Stamford CT is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flex Seating for Learning Fun!

Help me give my students flexible seating to create a positive and engaging environment for learning!

  • $167 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a speech pathologist and work solely with children that have special needs. My students primarily come from low-income households and families that are limited English proficient. The students don't have access to some of the outside benefits needed to keep the learning momentum and because of their specialized learning needs and limited home support, school can be overwhelming.

My students love to learn and light up when they realize that success is within their reach, despite the challenges they face.

My Project

Research has shown that students with sensory processing deficits will also struggle to learn language. The beanbag and soft seats I'm requesting give me the chance to offer a variety of seating choices. Choices empower children. Empowered children are motivated and ready to learn!

Language is the key to all learning and overall success!

However, my population is much more than just language impaired. My special needs students have many areas in their lives that require support and specialized instruction. By supporting my students' sensory processing needs, I will be able to not only meet their language needs, I will also address sensory needs and create a positive learning environment and make language learning fun!

Every single student I meet is worthy of a great learning experience and with this small but fundamental change, I will be giving them a better chance to succeed in their education.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DD420SG - Calming Colors® Little Beanbag Seat - Sage Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
DD380X - Calming Colors® Soft Seats - Set of 5 Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99

Materials cost

$109.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.65

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$141.63

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.99

Total project goal

$166.62

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$166.62

1 Donor

-$144.00

Donations toward project cost

-$122.40

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.60

match offer

-$22.62

Match offer toward project cost

-$19.23

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.39

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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