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Mrs. Gutwerk from Oak Ridge NJ is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Bring My Room Out of 1950!

My students need some flexible seating to begin to change the culture of the classroom.

  • $1,049 goal

This project expired on September 2, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is working hard on morphing our culture into one that is students driven. Gone are the days when students sit idly listening to a teacher speak AT them for 55 minutes. We are looking at ways that help engage our students to use inquiry-based techniques to drive their instruction. We have become facilitators to their learning.

I see 120 students!

They range in ability levels from ELL to College Prep. I have students who are on the course to attend 4-year colleges, 2-year community colleges, and some who are attending technical school to learn a trade.

My Project

Flexible seating allows students to take charge of their learning and make the choices that work best for them. During class discussions, I hope to utilize the markable top to allow students to have silent discussions. I want to create an environment where students are comfortable and a place where they want to be.

As we have modernized our curriculum, I want the physical space to match that!

The products that I have selected will help my students by giving them additional seating options to make more effective learning choices. The high-top tables and high stools will bring a cafe style feel to my room.

I have seen how choice can positively affect my students work and demeanor and hope that the additional options will help us grow even more!

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 120 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
STOOL - CS CONTEMPORARY SWIVEL - SOFT PLASTIC SHELL 18 - CHROME FRAME - 23.5-32.5 ADJ HEIGHT - SPECIFY SHELL COLOR - NYLON GLIDES • School Specialty $103.57 4 $414.28
TABLE - CS APOLLO ACTIVITY TRAPEZOID 30X30X60 - MARKERBOARD TOP - SPECIFY T-MOLD EDGE/UPPER LEG COLOR - SPECIFY TABLE HEIGHT • School Specialty $179.17 2 $358.34
OPTION CLASS - CS ACTIVITY TABLE ADJUSTABLE HEIGHT OPTION • School Specialty $0.00 2 $0.00
22-30 ADJ LEG • School Specialty $0.00 2 $0.00
OPTION CLASS - CS EDGE COLORS WITH TITANIUM • School Specialty $0.00 2 $0.00
YELLOW (PP1) - CLASSROOM SELECT • School Specialty $0.00 2 $0.00

Materials cost

$772.62

Vendor shipping charges

$77.26

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.59

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$891.47

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$157.32

Total project goal

$1,048.79

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,048.79

4 Donors

-$749.19

Donations toward project cost

-$636.81

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$112.38

match offer

-$299.60

Match offer toward project cost

-$254.66

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.94

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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