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Mrs. Lurz from Lancaster PA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating Increases Collaboration and Engagement!

Help me give my students more seating options - other than hard plastic chairs! Research has shown that flexible seating improves collaboration, engagement, and student achievement!

  • $334 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach 25 amazing Kindergarteners in a low-income/high poverty school district. Most of my students qualify for our free lunch program. Many of my students are faced with several challenges both in and out of the classroom. My students love coming to school and are eager to learn! I strive to provide my students with creative and meaningful learning experiences.

My students are kind, thoughtful, and caring.

They are strong. They persevere... and they just want to feel important, safe and cared for. I love that I can provide that for them 8 hours of the day.

My Project

According to research, my students will be more focused and more engaged, able to better collaborate with others, and obtain higher achievement if I use flexible seating in my classroom.

All students learn differently.

I think flexible seating empowers students to have some choice and control. It allows them to choose with whom they work with and where they work. They can also change their position and location as needed. When they move they are burning calories, increasing blood and oxygen flow, and increasing metabolism. It also helps them stay more alert and focused.

As far as collaboration, flexible seating allows students to find partners easier and have a more intimate conversation. It is hard to make eye contact and have good conversation over tables when there are twenty-three other students trying to do so as well. Collaboration and sharing inspiration are so important and flexible seating allows them to maximize the benefits of it!

Mrs. Lurz
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
15" K'Motion Stool - Natural • Kaplan Early Learning Company $49.95 1 $49.95
15" K'Motion Stool - Primary Blue • Kaplan Early Learning Company $49.95 1 $49.95
15" K'Motion Stool - Green • Kaplan Early Learning Company $49.95 1 $49.95
15" K'Motion Stool - Gray-Blue • Kaplan Early Learning Company $49.95 1 $49.95
15" K'Motion Stool - Red • Kaplan Early Learning Company $49.95 1 $49.95

Materials cost

$249.75

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.75

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$283.50

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$50.03

Total project goal

$333.53

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$333.53

1 Donor

-$333.53

Donations toward project cost

-$283.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$50.03

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$0.00

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