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Mrs. Allred from Charleston SC is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating Fun

Help me give my students more flexible seating options with the laptop stands, clipboards, and ball chairs.

  • $453 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Kindergarten through fifth grade… These are the years that lay the foundation for many years of learning to come. In their elementary years, students learn essential academic and social skills. This is a monumental time for growth and development, including forming a mindset towards school and learning. After teaching in middle school for the past three years, I found that my students who have disabilities often develop negative feelings towards school. This is usually due to them experiencing more failures than successes. Once students enter middle school, it is hard to rebuild their confidence and change their mindset towards school.

My students experience greater challenges when it comes to making academic progress due to their special needs.

As a K-5 special education teacher, I want my students to build a love for learning and a love for school that will carry them through their journey of lifelong learning.

My Project

My students have significant learning needs. In my role as an elementary special education teacher, I teach kindergarten through fifth grade students who need intensive instruction in reading, writing, and math. My mission is to create a learning environment that will provide a comfortable, efficient, and fun learning experience. With a small group setting, my students are able to spread out to do independent and guided work. In addition to standard tables and chairs, I currently have two lap desks and one piece of action-based learning equipment.

My students need more flexible seating options to enhance their learning experience through choice and ownership.

Having more flexible seating options will give my students opportunities to work in a space that is comfortable and efficient. The ball chairs will make table work more intriguing while providing core activation with a stable base (the wobbly chairs were a bit too wobbly for my students). The surf laptop stands will add to my floor seating options and the clipboards will offer a hard surface so my students can work anywhere in the room or in the courtyard. on a nice day.

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 10 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Safco Polyester Mesh Runtz Ball Chair, Blue • Amazon Business $130.19 2 $260.38
ECR4Kids The Surf Portable Lap Desk/Laptop Stand/Writing Table, Green • Amazon Business $26.21 1 $26.21
ECR4Kids The Surf Portable Lap Desk, Laptop Stand, Writing Table, Tray Table, Kids’ Travel Tray, Travel-Friendly Work Table, One-Piece Travel Desk, GREENGUARD [Gold] Certified Collaborative Seating • Amazon Business $25.00 1 $25.00
Letter Size Clipboard Standard Clip 9'' x 12.5'' Hardboard (Pack of 6) • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95

Materials cost

$326.54

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$23.02

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.90

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$384.46

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$67.85

Total project goal

$452.31

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$452.31

3 Donors

-$439.81

Donations toward project cost

-$373.84

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$65.97

match offer

-$12.50

Match offer toward project cost

-$10.62

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.88

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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