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Mrs. Hester from Clayton NC is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating = Engaged Students

My students need comfortable chairs to help enhance their learning experience. We would like 4 low sling folding chairs and 4 cushion side chairs.

  • $483 goal

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My Students

I teach about 130 students everyday. I have four classes with about 32 students in each class.

My students come from all walks of life and bring with them a variety of learning styles and learning needs.

My students enjoy learning U.S. history. Some of them ask very insightful questions that leave me astonished at how their mind works. I try my best answer their question or give them the tools to find the answer themselves. I encourage them to dig deeper and go beyond what we discuss in class.

My Project

My classroom will be evolving into a flexible, personalized learning space. I wish to provide my students places to sit that are more comfortable and that will allow them to explore how they learn best. I can envision my students sitting in different areas in my classroom collaborating with each other and enjoying learning in their own way.

Allowing them to choose a seat that helps them learn best has shown to improve grades, work ethic and creative thought.

Students will have more autonomy over how they learn and where they sit. Having a comfortable seat will help to motivate students to focus, complete assignments and be engaged in the lesson. The items I have chosen will satisfy both those who want to sit at a table and those who wish to sit lower to the floor.

I am extremely excited to make this change in my classroom and help my students gain a lifelong love of learning.

Mrs. Hester
Grades 6-8

This project will reach 130 students.

7 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
KingCamp Low Sling Beach Camping Folding Chair with Mesh Back (Cyan) • Amazon Business $44.99 4 $179.96
Kitchen Dining Chairs Set of 4 Coavas Fabric Cushion Side Chairs with Sturdy Metal Legs for Dining Room, Grey • Amazon Business $167.75 1 $167.75

Materials cost

$347.71

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$27.12

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.22

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$410.05

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$72.36

Total project goal

$482.41

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$482.41

5 Donors

-$334.47

Donations toward project cost

-$303.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.67

match offer

-$125.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$106.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$22.94

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$0.00

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