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Ms. Bloomstein from Providence RI is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating for Personalized Learning

Help me give my students a Big Comfy Bean Bag chair and other flexible seating options to transform our classroom to align with our personalized learning model!

  • $274 goal

This project expired on January 17, 2019.

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My Students

I am a 9th grade special education co-teacher to twelve amazing students who have a variety of mild to moderate physical and/or intellectual impairments. My students are integrated in an inclusion setting with their peers in all of their core classes. I push into their math and English classes to co-teach and provide additional support.

Despite their impairments, my students are vibrant and valuable members of our school community who are looking forward to a successful first year of high school.

I teach in an urban district where all students qualify for free and reduced lunch. As a school, we don't always have access to the resources and funding that we would like to help our students succeed.

My Project

My school uses an innovative and student-centered learning model that transforms the traditional classroom into a self-directed learning space. All students have been given Chromebook computers to access the curriculum through the Summit Learning platform. Within this platform, students learn at their own pace, thus, students are all working on different tasks.

Flexible seating options, such as a Big Comfy Bean Bag Chair and a Stability Ball, allow our students to access a warm, comfortable classroom environment that lends itself to student choice, collaboration, and community.

I envision a group of students working on a mat space on the floor with lap desks, another student working independently on a bean bag chair, other students using wobble seats while collaborating at a table, etc. We have already transformed the way we learn, please help us transform our physical space!

Ms. Bloomstein
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 12 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Big Comfy Bean Bag Chair: Posh Large Beanbag Chairs for Kids, Teens and Adults - Polyester Cloth Puff Sack Lounger Furniture for All Ages - 35 Inch - Solid Black • Amazon Business $82.74 1 $82.74
Honey-Can-Do TBL-03540 Portable Laptop Lap Desk with Handle, Mint, 23 L x 16 W x 2.5 H • Amazon Business $19.29 2 $38.58
We Sell Mats Anti-Fatigue Interlocking Flooring Set, 6 Counts • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Inflated Air Stability Wobble Cushion w Air Pump Anti-Burst Wiggle Seat Toxin-Free Inflatable Exercise Fitness Core Balance Disc for Better Seating Therapy Sensory Cushion for Elementary School Chair • Amazon Business $13.99 2 $27.98
Gaiam Kids Stay-N-Play Children's Balance Ball - Flexible School Chair, Active Classroom Desk Seating with Stay-Put Stability Legs, Includes Air Pump, Lime, Junior (52cm) • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99

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