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Ms. Trei from Houston TX is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating Empowers Students

Help me give my students flexible seating options that will allow them to move while being engaged in their learning.

  • $544 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My classroom is full of young eager learners. I believe in making learning exciting for every student. As you walk into my classroom you see a room full of smiling faces. "It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge." Albert Einstein.

I have the honor to teach a special education inclusion class full of 22 sweet and inquisitive young learners.

Learners who want to investigate the world we live in. I teach students with ADHD, AU, sensory disorders, inattentiveness issues, and extreme anxiety. With that being said, it is important for them to move around the room and to have choices to help them be successful. I want to provide them with those choices, stability and comfort to help encourage that success.

My school is located in Texas.

My Project

Many flexible seating options stimulate students' sense of touch. This type of stimulation can help children focus and process information. Sensory input is especially helpful for students with ADHD and ADD.

Learning environments have shown to have a direct impact on student achievement.

Why do I want flexible seating?

1. It offers choice. When students feel they have choices they are often more engaged.

2. Provides physical health. Children need to move. Flexible seating allows them to wobble, rock, bounce, lean or stand, which increases oxygen flow to the brain, blood flow and core strength. It also helps keep young minds more alert and focused and physical activity is linked to higher academic performance, better health, and improved behavior.

3. Flexible seating is more comfortable, and I feel flexible seating encourages students to find their best spot to stay calm, focused and productive.

4. Sensory Input - I have several students this year with sensory issue. This type of stimulation can help children focus and process information. Sensory input is especially helpful for students with ADHD, ADD.

5. Flexible seating is fun. I desire to have a fun classroom that also supports the needs of my students and encourages their success.

I have been blessed to teach the special education inclusion class which means I have several students with ADHD, ADD, sensory, inattentiveness, and severe anxiety and some need to be moving all the time in a positive way that is least distracting. My goal is to have flexible seating for all my students to provide them with a learning environment to increase student achievement.

Ms. Trei
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Active Kids Chair – Wobble Chair Pre-School - Elementary School - Age Range 3-7y – Grades K-1-2 - 14" High – Flexible Seating Classroom - Helps ADD/ADHD - Corrects Posture - Black • Amazon Business $53.99 6 $323.94
CanDo Inflatable Donut Ball, Orange, 21.7" • Amazon Business $17.50 4 $70.00
YOGU Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion, Including Free Pump/Exercise Fitness Core Balance Disc (Black) • Amazon Business $15.99 2 $31.98

Materials cost

$425.92

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.39

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$462.31

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$81.58

Total project goal

$543.89

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$543.89

10 Donors

-$285.07

Donations toward project cost

-$249.81

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.26

match offer

-$250.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$212.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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