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Mrs. Biniker from Maumee OH is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating and a Good Book

My students need stools and rocker for a comfortable reading environment and new picture books.

  • $1,021 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach in a wonderful community, in a small school of about 700 students. The students who I teach have a variety of learning disabilities, many who struggle with reading comprehension, decoding, and even fluency at the high school level.

Reading is essential and the more we can get young adults to enjoy reading, the better off they will be.

Students need to be able to apply effective small group reading strategies to large group classroom settings. By teaching them these skills they develop confidence and can better analyze the grade level reading that is completed in core classes.

My Project

This material will allow for a more comfortable environment to read choice books. The rockers and stools will help provide movement for students while they engage in reading to help them stay focused. Students need to be comfortable as they begin to enjoy reading.

The picture books provide for a short simple lesson that the students can visually see and analyze what they think rather than reciting what they read.

The books are very important for teaching direct lessons and showing the students how to analyze why an author writes a certain way. This will help the students become more confident and transfer the reading strategies to their core academic classes.

Mrs. Biniker
Grades 9-12
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
OFM Orbit Static Adjustable Stool - 18" Tall Fabric Backless Stool, Purple (2818-STA-PUR) • Amazon Business $101.53 6 $609.18
Crew Furniture 512080 Classic Video Rocker Black/Gray Mesh Racing Stripe • Amazon Business $37.25 2 $74.50
Reading Nonfiction: Notice & Note Stances, Signposts, and Strategies • Amazon Business $29.52 1 $29.52
Pinduli (ASPCA Henry Bergh Children's Book Awards) • Amazon Business $15.49 1 $15.49
Pink and Say • Amazon Business $13.51 1 $13.51
The Rainbow Fish • Amazon Business $12.34 1 $12.34
Ish (Creatrilogy) • Amazon Business $12.00 1 $12.00
The Three Questions [Based on a story by Leo Tolstoy] • Amazon Business $11.57 1 $11.57
Thank You, Mr. Falker • Amazon Business $8.20 1 $8.20
Train to Somewhere • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Now One Foot, Now the Other • Amazon Business $7.67 1 $7.67
How They Croaked: The Awful Ends of the Awfully Famous • Amazon Business $6.61 1 $6.61
My Mouth Is a Volcano! • Amazon Business $6.32 1 $6.32
A Day's Work • Amazon Business $6.26 1 $6.26
The Veldt (Tale Blazers) • Amazon Business $3.55 1 $3.55

Materials cost

$824.71

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$12.37

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$867.08

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$153.01

Total project goal

$1,020.09

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,020.09

2 Donors

-$1,020.09

Donations toward project cost

-$867.08

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$153.01

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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