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Ms. Ashley from Massena NY is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seats Helps us FLEX Our Brains!

Help me give my students a chance at flexible seating to encourage their ownership of their own success in education.

  • $237 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are my life! I want what is best for them. I want as much as I can give them. Unfortunately, I want to give them a lot because most of my children come from low socioeconomic families. Over 80% of our students receive free/ reduced lunch.

My children need the possibilities that other children in other districts have.

We do not, ​however, have the funds to create flexible seating arrangements to actively involved children in their education. They are our future and I want to give them a great start to their educational career with all they need.

My Project

Flexible seating has been studied over and over again. It shows that "Children who participate in short bouts of physical activity within the classroom have more on-task behavior, with the best improvement seen in students who are least on-task initially."

With recess being cut and more focus being put on test scores and data, we have to give our kids as many opportunities as we can to move their bodies.

Teachers have known this for years and we are finally getting the research data to back us up from psychologists, doctor's, and therapists.

Flexible seating allows our students to be more engaged in the learning process. It also helps our jobs as educator to be more enjoyable.

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Ms. Ashley
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 23 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
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 $24.99 3 $74.97
Chair Bands (12-Pack)-Fidget Resistance Chair Bands for Kids with Sensory Needs-Kicking Improves Concentration for Students with Autism ADHD SPD, for School Chairs Desk Classroom • Amazon Business $26.87 2 $53.74
Alpcour Folding Stadium Seat – Deluxe 6-Position Reclining Waterproof Cushion Chair for Bleachers w/Storage Pocket, Shoulder Carry Strap & Thick Back w/Extra Padding for Superior Support & Comfort • Amazon Business $39.95 1 $39.95

Materials cost

$168.66

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.53

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$201.19

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$35.50

Total project goal

$236.69

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$236.69

2 Donors

-$236.69

Donations toward project cost

-$201.19

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.50

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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