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Mrs. Anderson from Gaithersburg MD is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating for Better Learning

My students need more options for flexible seating. Every student has different needs for learning. With flexible seating in our classroom, students can be more comfortable (helps poor posture, back and neck pain) and improve focus!

  • $576 goal

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My Students

My students are brave, kind and hard workers. They come in excited to learn! Many of them speak Spanish or another language at home. Many of their parents struggle financially to make ends meet. Many of my students have younger siblings at home that they help take care of. It amazes me that they see the importance of learning at such a young age.

I love teaching my students because they are so kind and appreciative.

They absolutely love hands-on, active, engaging projects and challenges that allow them to think outside the box to find solutions! They can do so much if given the opportunity, which is what I hope to accomplish this year.

My Project

Flexible seating allows students to take charge of their learning and make the choices that work best for them. During independent work times they choose a location in the classroom that works for them. Currently my students are choosing to work in a variety of locations in our room such as: at different tables, sitting under tables with clip boards, or sitting or laying on the floor with a clip board. Making sure students are comfortable is an essential component in motivating them. I have noticed amazing differences in my students when they are given a choice in their seating. They almost always make good choices about where they sit, are more engaged, and get more work completed than when they are just sitting at their desk.

My students are noticeably more engaged in their work and less disruptive of their peers when they are given a choice of where to work.

The products that I have selected will help my students by giving them additional seating options to make more effective learning choices. The inflated stability wobble cushions will allow students to sit at desk/higher tables but will still allow some movement. These will be extremely beneficial for some students that just need to get the wiggles out. They can also be used as an alternative chair if needed! The comfy floor seats and the beanbag chair will allow for additional comfortable floor seating options. They are lightweight and can be easily used in many areas of the classroom.

Mrs. Anderson
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Big Joe Dorm Chair, Pink Passion • Amazon Business $38.49 2 $76.98
Big Joe 645614 Dorm Bean Bag Chair, Sapphire • Amazon Business $36.88 2 $73.76
ECR4Kids SoftZone Floor Cushions with Handles, 2" Deluxe Foam, Round, Assorted, (6-Pack) • Amazon Business $70.00 1 $70.00
Trideer Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion with Pump, Extra Thick Core Balance Disc, Kids Wiggle Seat, Sensory Cushion for Elementary School Chair (Office & Home & Classroom) (34cm New Turkis) • Amazon Business $20.99 3 $62.97
ECR4Kids The Surf Portable Lap Desk/Laptop Stand/Writing Table, Navy • Amazon Business $25.00 2 $50.00
Pearington BW-6473 Kids Classroom & Home Padded Stool, Red/Blue/Green/Yellow/Orange (Pack of 5) • Amazon Business $49.29 1 $49.29
CanDo Inflatable Donut Ball, Blue, 33.5" • Amazon Business $22.00 2 $44.00

Materials cost

$427.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$25.62

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.40

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$489.02

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$86.30

Total project goal

$575.32

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$575.32

3 Donors

-$570.91

Donations toward project cost

-$489.02

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$81.89

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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