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Ms. Dobson from Tacoma WA is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating for Flexible Thinkers

My students need stools, lap desks, and privacy partitions to help them stay comfortable as they learn.

  • $203 goal

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My Students

I work at a Title I school located in Tacoma, Washington. My class is filled with bright students from diverse backgrounds who come to school excited to learn every day.

My students are future engineers, teachers, and politicians, and we are working hard in fourth grade to prepare for college, career, and citizenship.

Because of our diverse backgrounds, my students have diverse strengths and needs. I work hard to plan exciting activities and experiences to meet their needs every day.

My Project

How often do you sit on a hard chair at a desk when you're doing challenging work? I never do! I do my best creative and intellectual work sitting on the couch with my feet up.

Giving students flexible seating options will help make them more comfortable during long and demanding school days.

More comfort means more learning. I wouldn't expect an engineer to sit in a too-small-for-them desk for 6 hours a day doing hard work, and I don't expect it from my students either! While my fourth graders are hard at work they move flexibly from their desks to the floor, and having additional tools to make them more comfortable would be very beneficial.

We need portable lap desks and stools to help us be comfortable in different areas of the classroom while we learn.

Ms. Dobson
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Honey-Can-Do TBL-02869 Portable Laptop Lap Desk with Handle, Black, 23 L x 16 W x 2.5 H • Amazon Business $19.99 3 $59.97
Norwood Commercial Furniture NOR-1101AC-SO Plastic Stack Stools, 17.75" Height, 11.75" Width, 11.75" Length, Assorted Colors (Pack of 5) • Amazon Business $52.31 1 $52.31
Large Bed Tray NNEWVANTE Laptop Desk Lap Desk Foldable Portable Standing Outdoor Camping Table, Breakfast Reading Tray Holder for Couch Floor Adults Students Kids Young Color(Blue) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99

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