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Teacher Dr. Powell from Cary NC is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating = Choice, Collaboration, Community, Comfort, Communication, Commitment

My students need chairs with wheels for flexibility, book boxes to travel around the room with their independent reading books, and comfy mats/lab desk to sit on the floor around the room.

  • $1,032 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students thrive in a classroom environment that is challenging, nurturing, and diverse. In the classroom my students are provided with global learning experiences that integrate their own cultural experiences in a 21st century learning environment. Students strive to succeed and work hard to develop their reading comprehension but at times students level of comprehension is limited due to their reading stamina and will to learn.

In order for students to enhance their reading stamina and will to learn, they need to be provided with relaxing and inviting spaces to read.

Students develop a positive mindset to think and are open to apply reading comprehension thinking skills.

My Project

In the classroom, 5th grade students thrive when given choices. Flexible seating allows students to choose comfortable seats that help build their stamina to stay focused for longer periods of time and tackle complex text.

Through flexible seating students form a community of learners that collaborate, communicate, and commit to value knowledge.

Students who choose to sit in chairs with wheels have the flexibility to move around as needed when given the opportunity to collaborate with partners and in small groups. The book boxes are key to their flexibility as students are able to move around the room with their books boxes to read and complete tasks. At times students choose to sit with a small mat on the floor and use a lap desk to read or complete assignments.

During the course of the school year, students are successful to complete their learning goals due to flexible seating. Students energy to learn when given choice and comfort builds a community of thinkers.

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This project will reach 60 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Flash Furniture Adjustable Height Black Student Chair with Black Pedestal Frame • Amazon Business $35.99 8 $287.92
Storex Book Bin with Label Holder, 14.3 x 5.3 x 7 Inches, Black, Case of 6 (70109E06C) • Amazon Business $22.69 10 $226.90
ECR4Kids The Surf Portable Lap Desk/Laptop Stand/Writing Table, Navy • Amazon Business $25.00 4 $100.00
ECR4Kids SoftZone Floor Cushions with Handles, 2" Deluxe Foam, Round, Blue, (6-Pack) • Amazon Business $70.00 1 $70.00
Lap Desk 43105LapGear Essential - Charcoal (Fits up to 13.3" Laptop) • Amazon Business $9.99 6 $59.94
Thinking Gifts Book Monster Stand, Green • Amazon Business $29.97 1 $29.97

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