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Mrs. Stadnicki from Chicopee MA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating for Flexible Learners!

Help me give my students the chance to explore flexible seating! Instead of my students being confined to a desk and chair, these cushions and seat will give them the opportunity to learn in a new environment!

  • $451 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from a low-income area in Chicopee, MA. All of the students receive free breakfast and lunch. We are a Title-One school due to the high percentage of low-income students. They are learning about responsibility and other social-emotional skills at school since many of them do not always have the opportunities to do so at home. Through the use of classroom tools and routines, I teach my students to take accountability for their learning and show them that they can be successful learners as well as in life.

My class is made up of twenty-five students who all have varying abilities in English Language Arts, Math, Writing, Social Studies, and Science.

This means that differentiated instruction is a must to make sure each student is able to learn at their own level. This involves a lot of special resources and tools that are not always available in a public school. As a teacher, it is my job to do everything in my power to help my students be successful learners. Thank you for helping to support my students become academic achievers!

My Project

Flexible seating has become a new wave in the modern day classroom. Gone are the days of students sitting at a desk and chair all day. I would love to give my students the ability to learn in a flexible setting where THEY can choose the seating that will help them be successful. Empowering students to select their own work area will allow them to take pride in their learning and give them the best chance to excel in the classroom!

All students deserve the opportunity to learn in the environment that works best for them!

This project would help my current classroom as well as many future first graders. I will be creating a classroom setting where students can foster creativity and learning.

Mrs. Stadnicki
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC405BU - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $54.99 2 $109.98
LC405RG - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $54.99 2 $109.98
DD370X - Soft Seats - Set of 6 Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
LC511GR - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 2 $33.98
LC511RG - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 2 $33.98

Materials cost

$347.91

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.22

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$383.13

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$67.61

Total project goal

$450.74

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$450.74

5 Donors

-$296.00

Donations toward project cost

-$258.35

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.65

Matching donations from our partners

-$146.80

Match offers toward project cost

-$124.78

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.02

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$7.94

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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