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Ms. M from Palm Springs FL is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

How Do Students Learn Best? Flexible Seating!

Help me give my students flexible seating so they are not stuck at a desk all day!

  • $560 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My classroom is a safe haven for many students. It is the one place in their life they feel safe and secure. I teach (I don't consider it work) at a Title one school in South Florida. My students come in eager to learn and are saddened when it is time to leave.

Many are below grade level but they are bright, cheerful, eager to learn and love reading time.

The transformation that takes place for these students in first grade is amazing. I am so lucky to be a part of it.

My Project

Think back to when you were a student. Were you stuck sitting at a desk most of the day? Uncomfortable with your legs dangling from the hard seats?

Research shows students learn better when they are comfortable and have flexible seating choices.

This is my goal for my students.

My students would benefit from this large carpet to stretch out on as they fall in love with books and reading. The carpet will also allow each student their own space during group instruction. The comfortable cushions will give students a chance to move to other areas of the room and still sit comfortably.

This is just the beginning of flexible seating but I look forward to the rewards it will offer.

Ms. M
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC697 - Flex-Space A Place for Everyone Carpet for 20 Kids - 8' x 9' • Lakeshore Learning Materials $379.00 1 $379.00
DD370X - Soft Seats - Set of 6 Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99

Materials cost

$438.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.58

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$475.57

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$83.92

Total project goal

$559.49

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$559.49

6 Donors

-$276.00

Donations toward project cost

-$241.35

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.65

match offer

-$275.55

Match offer toward project cost

-$234.22

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$41.33

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$7.94

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$0.00

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