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Ms. Gillam from Bismarck MO is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating for Reading and Learning

Help me give my students a comfortable way to read and work on assignments. I chose flexible seating in my classroom so my students are feeling safe, comfortable, and excited to read!

  • $426 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are full of light and excited for the day to begin! They love the flexible seating and enjoy the reading corner that has a couch so they can read comfortably. My students make the most of everyday and are prepared to learn. They are hilarious, intrigued, kind, and amazing students. When they grasp onto an idea they are filled with accomplishment and joy. My first year as a teacher has been filled with love, joy, and truly amazing students!

My Project

I am a first year special education teacher in a low income area and I am wanting to provide my students with a comfortable and fun learning environment. I chose flexible seating and these books to get my students more involved in reading and to really fall in love with books. Flexible seating is a great way for student's to feel comfortable and more at ease in my classroom. I chose multiple seating so I have something comfortable for each of my students. The books are some of the books that my student's are interested in reading.

With reading and the flexible seating, I will be able to provide my students a more comfortable and unique way of learning.

Teaching in a low income area I am providing different outlooks on learning that my students may not otherwise be introduced to.

I chose a couple different sets of books that I knew my students would really enjoy. I am hoping to get all my students to fall in love with reading. With these new book sets I am able to provide my students with different books that will help introduce them in the world of reading

Ms. Gillam
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Urban Shop Faux Fur Saucer Chair with Metal Frame, One Size, Black • Amazon Business $34.97 2 $69.94
Gaiam Kids Balance Ball Chair - Classic Children's Stability Ball Chair, Alternative School Classroom Flexible Desk Seating for Active Students with Satisfaction Guarantee, Purple • Amazon Business $59.48 1 $59.48
Gaiam Kids Balance Ball Chair - Classic Children's Stability Ball Chair, Alternative School Classroom Flexible Desk Seating for Active Students with Satisfaction Guarantee, Grey/Orange • Amazon Business $53.44 1 $53.44
Abilitations Inflatable CoreDisk Seat Cushion, 12 inches, Clear • Amazon Business $49.32 1 $49.32
Captain Underpants: 10 Book Set • Amazon Business $36.70 1 $36.70
I Survived: Ten Thrilling Stories (Boxed Set) • Amazon Business $30.18 1 $30.18
Kick Bands Chair Fidget Bands for Kids with Fidgety Feet - School & Classroom Chairs - Flexible Seating Rubber Band ADHD Sensory Fidgets - Kickbands by Solace (10-Pack) • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99

Materials cost

$327.05

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.91

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$361.96

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$63.88

Total project goal

$425.84

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$425.84

6 Donors

-$281.63

Donations toward project cost

-$247.73

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.90

match offer

-$134.39

Match offer toward project cost

-$114.23

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.16

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$9.82

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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