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Mr. Kinder from Mesa AZ is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Learning and Flexible Seating

Help me give my students an opportunity for some STEM and flexible seating.

  • $5,880 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from a diverse background. Our school is a Title 1 school serving mostly, over eighty percent, students from low socioeconomic homes. Spanish and English are the two primary languages spoken in the homes of the students in my class. Many of the students have not had the chance to travel outside of the state. Even though they may be dealing with issues outside of school, they do a great job of coming to class with a desire to learn.

My Project

Teaching in the present day is all about flexibility. Flexibility with the curriculum. Flexibility with the daily schedule. Most of all flexibility with the students.

Help bring more flexibility to my classroom.

This project will accomplish two major things that will help my students and the classroom. The first thing it will help is by bringing flexible learning. The students will be able to learn in a way that they haven't had the chance before with the 3D printer. It will really help learning come to life.

It will also bring flexibility to my classroom by changing up the seating. Students will be able to sit in different setups each day with flex balls, standing desks, and other choices.

Mr. Kinder
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dremel Idea Builder 3D40 01 3D printer • CDW-G $1,286.01 1 $1,286.01
Kore Teen Active Chair - 18.7" H Color: Black • Teachers' School Supply $89.99 13 $1,169.87
DESK -ROYAL 1600 SWITCH SIT OR STAND - LAMINATE W/ LOCKEDGE TOP- BLACK FRAME- SPECIFY TOP COLOR • School Specialty $195.97 5 $979.85
Staples Medium Sit to Stand Adjustable Desk Riser, 35" • Staples Advantage $319.99 1 $319.99
LA487 - Flex-Space 22" Balance Ball Seat Bundle - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $142.44 2 $284.88
WC218 - Automatic Ball Inflator • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
Dremel DF07 01 green grass PLA filament • CDW-G $31.59 2 $63.18
Dremel DF06 01 dremel blue PLA filament • CDW-G $31.59 2 $63.18
Dremel DF02 01 deep black PLA filament • CDW-G $31.59 2 $63.18
Dremel DF04 01 electric orange PLA filament • CDW-G $31.59 2 $63.18
MONTANNA WALNUT (PP) - CLASSROOM SELECT • School Specialty $0.00 5 $0.00
OPTION CLASS - CS ROYAL LAMINATE TOP COLOR OPTION • School Specialty $0.00 5 $0.00

Materials cost

$4,363.31

Vendor shipping charges

$226.67

State sales tax

$311.98

3rd party payment processing fee

$65.45

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$4,997.41

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$881.90

Total project goal

$5,879.31

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$5,879.31

1 Donor

-$4,997.41

Donations toward project cost

-$4,997.41

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$881.90

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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