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Mr. C. from Indianapolis IN is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating FTW PT II!

Help me give my students a comfy, cozy coffee house corner featuring rocking chairs and a coffee table and luminary ambiance to run throughout the room.

  • $757 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come to my room from all over the globe and right down the street. I've taught students from Burma, India, Syria, France, Mexico, and Argentina as well as those proud Hoosiers that were born and raised, even when transient between metropolitan districts, entirely within the 317 area code. A majority of my students, both foreign and national, come from financially strained living situations, but they are fully aware that their education is an opportunity. Our township is an institution and students and their families understand that our staff provides quality instruction, passion, and love and understanding.

The multi-cultural diversity and global student population within my room is as much an asset to my students to become aware and tolerant of others as it is an opportunity for me to become more professionally competent.

My classroom looks nothing remotely like the school population of my own elementary, middle, and high school careers, which is exactly what I love about our classroom. As a result, I want to help facilitate a positive, accepting, and engaging classroom every single day for my kids.

My Project

I've requested rocking chairs, a coffee table, a rug, and ambient lighting to create a comfortable coffee house corner in my classroom.

I will use the corner to hold individual student conferences, facilitate small group work, and incentivize hard work by offering alternate seating to students that are participating and taking their work seriously.

I want my kids to feel like coming to our classroom is a privilege. I want them to have something to look forward to.

The chairs and coffee house environment will help me meet with my students to discuss their writing in a neutral environment and provide honest, skill-based feedback in a non-intimidating setting.

Mr. C.
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ECR4Kids Natural Bentwood Adult Rocking Chair, Birch Finish with Red Cushions • Amazon Business $122.69 3 $368.07
100Ft G40 Globe String Lights with Clear Bulbs-UL Listed for Indoor/Outdoor Commercial Use • Amazon Business $55.95 2 $111.90
SONGMICS Vintage Coffee Table, Cocktail Table with Storage Shelf for Living Room, Wood Look Accent Furniture with Metal Frame, Easy Assembly ULCT61X • Amazon Business $86.99 1 $86.99
Junovo Ultra Soft Contemporary Fluffy Thick Indoor Area Rug Home Decor Living Room Bedroom Kitchen Dormitory,4' x 5.3',Blue • Amazon Business $25.79 1 $25.79
Yueton 50pcs Vinyl Coated Screw-In Ceiling Hooks Cup Hooks (Black) • Amazon Business $7.69 1 $7.69
Woods General Purpose Outdoor/Indoor Extension Cord (8 Ft, Black) • Amazon Business $3.82 1 $3.82

Materials cost

$604.26

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.06

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$643.32

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$113.53

Total project goal

$756.85

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$756.85

1 Donor

-$744.66

Donations toward project cost

-$643.32

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$101.34

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$12.19

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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