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Ms. Desimone from Staten Island NY is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Comfortable Seating Empowers Learners

Help me give my students a comfortable place to sit to complete their math problems.

  • $215 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As a special education teacher in a low socioeconomic Title I school, all the students qualify for free breakfast and lunch. My class consists of 13 students. My kids are faced with many challenges in and outside the classroom. They are academically two years below grade level. Many of my students come from single parent homes. Although my kids have varying disabilities (LD, Autism, ED and Mentally Handicapped), they are eager to learn and succeed. I want to provide an atmosphere that is safe, and welcoming. Help me engage and inspire my students by becoming a partner in their learning.

My Project

Providing students with flexible seating helps empower by having some degree of choice and control over their environment.

Giving my students the choice where they sit and with whom.

It allows them to change their location and positions as needed.

Most special needs children have difficulty sitting still, these seating cushion allows my students to wobble and move.

The array whiteboards help my students learn multiplication using manipulatives. It will teach my students to line up their symbols in a straight orderly way. Special need students have difficulty with spacial sense so this will assist them in keeping each line completely straight.

Ms. Desimone
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DD370X - Soft Seats - Set of 6 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 2 $119.98
AA652 - Building Math Skills Write & Wipe Boards - Gr. 3-5 - Set of 30 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99

Materials cost

$149.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.25

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$182.22

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.16

Total project goal

$214.38

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$214.38

2 Donors

-$108.00

Donations toward project cost

-$91.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.20

match offer

-$106.38

Match offer toward project cost

-$90.42

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.96

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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