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Mrs. Sylvester from Norwood PA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Flex your Seat, Flex your Brain Muscles Part 2

Help me give my students flexible seating choices to support in building their academic growth.

  • $357 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am an elementary school teacher who has enjoyed working with 5th grade students for 15 years at Norwood School. Norwood is based in an incredibly loving, supportive, and working-class​ community. It has been my experience that the students who attend our school are inquisitive, hard working, and eager to learn.

It is my goal to continually provide my students with novel and challenging experiences to enhance their learning.

I consider myself extremely fortunate to be a teacher in this wonderful community and have the privilege to work with such an amazing group of students.

My Project

In a world, of technology and video games, I am constantly trying to find ways to regain my students' attention. I strongly believe that offering students a flex seating option will not only help me regain their attention, but allow them to take ownership of their learning experience by including them in the process.

It’s simply not just about having another option of seating, it’s about showing my students that I am invested in helping create an environment that is conducive to absorbing new information.

Flexible seating will create a classroom community where we can all grow and learn together.

Mrs. Sylvester
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ECR4Kids The Surf Portable Lap Desk/Laptop Stand/Writing Table, Navy • Amazon Business $25.00 4 $100.00
Gaiam Classic Balance Ball Chair – Exercise Stability Yoga Ball Premium Ergonomic Chair for Home and Office Desk with Air Pump, Exercise Guide and Satisfaction Guarantee, Purple • Amazon Business $66.00 1 $66.00
Pearington BW-6473 Kids Classroom & Home Playroom Padded Stool, Red/Blue/Green/Yellow/Orange (Pack of 5) • Amazon Business $57.99 1 $57.99
Cottone 100% Cotton Chair Pads w/Ties (Set of 4)| 16” x 15” Square Round | Extra-Comfortable & Soft Seat Cushions | Ergonomic Pillows for Rocking, Dining, Patio, Camping, Kitchen Chairs & More, Red • Amazon Business $28.23 1 $28.23
Cottone 100% Cotton Chair Pads w/Ties (Set of 2) | 16” x 15” Square | Extra-Comfortable & Soft Seat Cushions | Ergonomic Pillows for Rocking, Dining, Patio, Camping, Kitchen Chairs & More, Red • Amazon Business $16.38 1 $16.38

Materials cost

$268.60

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.03

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$302.63

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$53.41

Total project goal

$356.04

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$356.04

10 Donors

-$298.54

Donations toward project cost

-$253.76

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.78

match offer

-$57.50

Match offer toward project cost

-$48.88

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$8.62

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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