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Mrs. Gil from Lexington KY is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

I Can't Sit Still

Help me give my students a path to learning by supporting their desire to learn with seating that accommodates their needs.

  • $590 goal

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My Students

My kids are all exceptional and most struggle with simply sitting still. The repeated redirections distract them from learning and it distracts others from learning. They are all kind, loving, and genuinely good kids.

Each child in my classroom absolutely loves learning, although the method and environment in which they learn best vary greatly.

We incorporate a variety of learning strategies, group work, and alternative seating and learning options to ensure that each student's needs are met, right where they are! They are truly an incredible group, and I am so lucky and thankful to have a new group of learners that are excited and ready to learn each year!

My Project

Flexible seating allows students to take charge of their learning and make the choices that work best for them. During independent work times, they choose a location in the classroom that works for them. Currently, my students are choosing to work in a variety of locations in our room such as: at different tables, sitting under tables with clipboards, or sitting or laying on the floor with a clipboard. Making sure students are comfortable is an essential component in motivating them. I have noticed amazing differences in my students when they are given a choice in their seating. They almost always make good choices about where they sit, are more engaged, and get more work completed than when they are just sitting at their table. The products that I have selected will help my students by giving them additional seating options to make more effective learning choices. The wobble stools are adjustable and will allow students to sit at desk/higher tables but will still allow some movement. These will be extremely beneficial for some students that just need to get the wiggles out. They can also be used as an alternative chair if needed! The comfy floor seats and the beanbag chair will allow for additional comfortable floor seating options. They are lightweight and can be easily used in many areas of the classroom.

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!

Mrs. Gil
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, 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.

This project will reach 20 students.

6 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Adjustable Wobble Chair 16.5" - 21.5" - Black • Kaplan Early Learning Company $116.09 4 $464.36

Materials cost

$464.36

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.97

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$501.33

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$88.47

Total project goal

$589.80

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$589.80

5 Donors

-$489.80

Donations toward project cost

-$416.33

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$73.47

match offer

-$100.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$85.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.00

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$0.00

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