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Mrs. Smith-Wentzel from Pottstown PA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating Goals

Help me give my students a beautiful classroom environment with flexible seating to maximize their learning potential. Research shows choice in learning spaces increases focus and productivity.

  • $680 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am excited to be moving to 6th grade next year. My goal is to provide an authentic learning environment for them to really see what making sound, personal, learning choices is all about and hopefully, instill a life skill of selecting the right environment for their learning style and a life long love for knowledge. Flexible seating can provide this type of positive learning environment and afford students the opportunity to find their best learning space. Choice is powerful!

My Project

Providing flexible seating options for students not only allows for students to find their optimal learning space, but it also creates an opportunity for choice, collaboration, and responsibility. Students feel empowered by having some degree of choice and control over their environment. Flexible seating allows students to choose where they work and with whom. It also allows them to change their location and positions as needed.

My students are more engaged in their work and less disruptive of their peers when they are given a choice of where to work.

I have noticed that my students need to move. Standing desks, chair choice, ball seats, stools, and floor seating will allow for learning exploration and increase focus.

Mrs. Smith-Wentzel
Grades 3-5

This project will reach 52 students.

21 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Shinnwa Chair Pad,Round Memory Foam Seat Cushion Lumbar Support Pillow for Chair Black 16" • Amazon Business $19.98 6 $119.88
Flash Furniture 30'' High Backless Black Metal Indoor-Outdoor Barstool with Square Seat • Amazon Business $48.99 2 $97.98
Gaiam Classic Backless Balance Ball Chair – Exercise Stability Yoga Ball Premium Ergonomic Chair for Home and Office Desk with Air Pump, Exercise Guide and Satisfaction Guarantee, Charcoal • Amazon Business $47.98 2 $95.96
Flash Furniture Bar Height Table and Stool Set - YB-YJ922-GG • Amazon Business $95.65 1 $95.65
Urban Shop Faux Fur Saucer Chair with Metal Frame, One Size, Black • Amazon Business $34.97 2 $69.94
Norwood Commercial Furniture NOR-STOOLBB-SO Plastic Stack Stools, Black & Black • Amazon Business $59.99 1 $59.99

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