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Mrs. Carbone from Wesley Chapel FL is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Focused First Graders

My students need more flexible seating options in our classroom. Students can use these comfy seats during independent reading and when they are completing classwork.

  • $203 goal

This project expired on May 1, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work in a public elementary school in Wesley Chapel, Florida. I have the privilege of teaching 39 smart, curious, and creative first graders. This year, I have students with a variety of learning needs. I have a wide range of abilities within my two classes, included ESOL, gifted and ESE students. These very eager learners thrive on engaging stories and projects. They are excited to read both fiction and non-fiction text in a variety of formats. They look forward to opportunities to use technology whenever possible.

My Project

The expectations for first graders are more challenging than ever before. Not only are the standards more rigorous, but so too are the expectations for staying focused in the classroom. Finding ways to keep active learners engaged is essential. My students need more flexible seating options so they can stay focused for longer periods of time. Students will have the opportunity to sit on these cushions during independent reading, when completing classwork and during our carpet time for whole group instruction. Research shows that offering students flexible seating can help engage their brains and help them stay focused for longer periods of time. I feel that using these flexible seating options will increase engagement which will enhance my students' learning experience.

Mrs. Carbone
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 39 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DD371BU - Soft Seat - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 7 $69.93
DD371GR - Soft Seat - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 7 $69.93

Materials cost

$139.86

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.10

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$171.96

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$30.35

Total project goal

$202.31

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$202.31

5 Donors

-$200.54

Donations toward project cost

-$171.96

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.58

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.77

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$0.00

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