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Mrs. Norton from Paterson NJ is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating for Future Success

Help me give my students with special needs options for flexible seating.

  • $572 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are middle school students of great diversity from a low income, urban area with a large percentage of special needs students. Each year 90% of my students qualify for free or reduced-priced lunches. My students have so much to offer and I would love to offer a positive environment for them to feel success in learning.

Students feel empowered by having some degree of choice and control over their environment.

It’s clear that learning environments can have a direct impact on student achievement. I would love to empower my students by any means possible.

My Project

Keeping a child’s attention on their school work can be difficult. Doing so when that child has ADHD or some other learning disability can be even more challenging. Many children have constant need for movement-based, sensory input that contributes to fidgeting, slouching, or soreness, making it tough for them to engage in learning. Active seating corrects these problems by promoting slight movements and adjustments for the user while they sit.

Because active seating lets kids move and adjust themselves in a non-disruptive way, they burn off excess energy and get the stimulus their muscles are looking for, making them more attentive in class.

Flexible seating that gives my students independence will give them a choice to center themselves and concentrate on tasks assigned to them.

Mrs. Norton
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC348GR - Flex-Space Lounge & Learn Curved Couch - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $449.00 1 $449.00

Materials cost

$449.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.74

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$485.74

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$85.72

Total project goal

$571.46

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$571.46

2 Donors

-$571.46

Donations toward project cost

-$485.74

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$85.72

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$0.00

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