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Coach Bailey from Oklahoma City OK is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

I Don't Want to Sit in Those Chairs

Help me give my students an alternative to sitting in traditional desks and chairs during class, yet still be able to do their work.

  • $1,122 goal

This project expired on April 30, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach math to high school students with learning disabilities or other health impairments. Many of my students have struggled all through school due to these learning difficulties and inability to focus and sit through class.

Math is not a favorite subject for many students who don't have diagnosed learning difficulties, so when a diagnosed disability is involved it makes it that much tougher, and much less liked.

I try to keep math as fun and interesting as I can for these wonderful kids.

My Project

I have students with learning differences, which frequently means sitting in a traditional desk in a traditional chair doesn't always work for them. I need work surfaces that allow my students who choose to stand to be able to engage in the lesson and do their work without bending uncomfortably. And places for students who need to move or bounce to be able to do so comfortably. These tall tables and yoga ball chairs will meet the needs of those students.

Varied sitting choices help my students increase focus and participation.

Help me by getting these alternative seating options into my classroom. I have found that students who can choose their comfort to work do much better focusing and participating in class. When students can focus and participate their understanding and grades improve.

Coach Bailey
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 60 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Gaiam Classic Balance Ball Chair – Exercise Stability Yoga Ball Premium Ergonomic Chair for Home and Office Desk with Air Pump, Exercise Guide and Satisfaction Guarantee, Black • Amazon Business $57.77 8 $462.16
Leopard MDF Round Top Not Adjustable (41 INCHES Height) Bar Table, Pub Table With Silver Leg and Base, Black • Amazon Business $86.99 3 $260.97
Gaiam Classic Balance Ball Chair – Exercise Stability Yoga Ball Premium Ergonomic Chair for Home and Office Desk with Air Pump, Exercise Guide and Satisfaction Guarantee, Black • Amazon Business $59.69 1 $59.69
Gaiam Classic Balance Ball Chair – Exercise Stability Yoga Ball Premium Ergonomic Chair for Home and Office Desk with Air Pump, Exercise Guide and Satisfaction Guarantee, Purple • Amazon Business $59.49 1 $59.49

Materials cost

$842.31

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$68.65

3rd party payment processing fee

$12.63

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$953.59

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$168.28

Total project goal

$1,121.87

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,121.87

4 Donors

-$1,121.87

Donations toward project cost

-$953.59

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$168.28

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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