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Mrs. Scott from New Castle PA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating is the Way to Go!

My students need options for more flexible seating. I am requesting sturdy bean bag chairs for my students; they are portable and comfortable!

  • $400 goal

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My Students

My students are social, motivated, and love to learn. This coming school year, I will have the pleasure of instructing ELA, Honors US History, and AP Psychology students. We like to be on the move, with students free to move about the classroom, talking, and working on different things at different times. We read, write, discuss, and have fun every day we are together. Their work covers my walls, and that gold cup in my picture is their trophy for our annual food drive.

Enthusiastic, motivated, and curious; my students always rise to a challenge.

They are free to share their thoughts and feelings, and on most days, they teach me just as much as I teach them.

My Project

Flexible seating allows students to make choices that work for them. My students are constantly on the move-some choosing to work in pairs, some alone, and some in small groups. When we take notes or watch a video, students sit on the tables, on the floor, and some sit on our current bean bag chairs, which have been re-sewn several times and are now almost flat.

I have seen first hand this past school year how beneficial flexible seating can be in the classroom.

My students were engaged and often times very excited that they had the option to sit on the floor in a bean bag chair. My 8th grade students in particular enjoyed these during their Reader's Choice time. They could relax and just read.

I have selected a few bean bag chairs for my classroom. These are wonderful to have as they can be easily moved around the room and students can easily work independently or pull it right up to a table to work in a small group. I am excited to add these to my room!

Mrs. Scott
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Majestic Home Goods Indoor Large Polka Dot Cotton Duck Bean Bag Chair Lounger, Hot Green • Staples Advantage $158.89 1 $158.89
Flash Furniture Cotton Twill Small Solid Kids Bean Bag Chair, Green • Staples Advantage $72.99 2 $145.98

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