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Mrs. Gilbert from South Riding VA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating Leads to Flexible Thinking!

My students need the flexibility to choose the best seating option.

  • $603 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach in a STEM/PBL highly encouraged elementary school. My goal is to provide hands-on experiences on a daily basis in all subject areas. My students are highly motivated by STEM and PBL opportunities. They love collaborating and the ability to choose a spot in the room where their creative juices will flow the best! My students surprise me everyday with their STEM designs and answers to real-world problems. They have shown me that they work best when they have the ability to choose their work space.

My Project

The products I chose will allow students to take ownership of their own learning. I am a big proponent of student voice and choice. I have found after ten years of teaching that my students produce their best work when they are given the opportunity to move around the room, choose how they want to demonstrate their understanding, and collaborate. Right now the flexible seating options I have in my classroom are limited to stools around a kidney table and various carpets throughout the room. I would love to give my students more seating options and I believe flexible seating will lead to highly motivated 21st century thinkers!

Mrs. Gilbert
Grades 3-5

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12 donors12 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 28 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kore Patented WOBBLE Chair | Now with Antimicrobial Protection | Stem Flexible Seating | Made in the USA - Active Sitting for Kids - Junior, Green (16in) • Amazon Business $79.99 4 $319.96
Gaiam Kids Stay-N-Play Children's Balance Ball - Flexible School Chair, Active Classroom Desk Seating with Stay-Put Stability Legs, Includes Air Pump, Blue, 52cm • Amazon Business $19.98 4 $79.92
ECR4Kids The Surf Portable Lap Desk/Laptop Stand/Writing Table, Sea Foam • Amazon Business $25.00 3 $75.00

Materials cost

$474.88

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.12

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$512.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$90.35

Total project goal

$602.35

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$602.35

9 Donors

-$377.35

Donations toward project cost

-$320.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$56.60

match offer

-$225.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$191.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.75

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$0.00

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