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Ms. Mullin from Richmond VA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Focus Your Own Way

My students need the right tools to help them concentrate and thrive academically. The Teen Active Chairs will especially help my boys who struggle sitting at a desk! They also need a timer and privacy partitions.

  • $468 goal

This project expired on January 8, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are a diverse group of energetic, funny, and lovable seventh graders. They come from all over the city of Richmond, VA, to our ATS, ready to engage given the right tools. Among them are current and potential dancers, musicians, painters, and poets.

They are bursting with intelligence, because they are 13 years old, they need an active, well-stocked classroom so that they may express their ideas, feelings, and all that they are learning in a satisfying, hands-on manner.

My Project

The Active Chairs will help my students who have attention deficits stay in one place in the classroom. Allowing them to wiggle and move their bodies, these award-winning chairs just may be the key to focusing their minds.

The privacy screens will be an option for students who are easily distracted by their peers' very presence!

Allowing students use them if they wish will help them to develop self-regulation and self-advocacy skills.

The timers are also for helping students with self-management. I might say, "read for five minutes," that's it--let's set the timer! There is a sense of fun and control in doing this for the students. This is a low-tech "pomodoro app" that can be used to build confidence and stamina.

Ms. Mullin
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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8 donors8 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 92 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kore Teen Active Chair - 18.7" H Color: Dark Green • Teachers' School Supply $89.99 3 $269.97
HH828 - Children’s Timer - Set of 6 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $32.99 1 $32.99
JJ689 - Privacy Partition - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99

Materials cost

$332.95

Vendor shipping charges

$29.70

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.99

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$397.64

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$70.17

Total project goal

$467.81

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$467.81

7 Donors

-$463.11

Donations toward project cost

-$396.79

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$66.32

match offer

-$1.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$0.85

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.15

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.70

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$0.00

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