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Mrs. Bigler from Harrisburg PA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Inspired Learners Inspire Others

Help me give my students the flexibility of a whole-learner centered classroom with a variety of flexible seating options!

  • $424 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I teach at one of the most diverse schools in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. I am a Special Education certified teacher, who teaches a variety of English classes and additionally writes IEPs for students with disabilities. One of the core mission statements of our district is to prepare students "to succeed in a changing, global society by inspiring lifelong learning in a caring, collaborative community." It is my personal mission to fulfill this in my classroom by creating an environment where students can succeed.

One of the challenges my students face is surrendering to the rigidity of the traditional classroom.

Students with ADHD often struggle with staying in desks without having the option to move around. I have had success with allowing students to stand or sit on the floor, but providing them with additional non-traditional seating options would benefit their whole learning experience.

My Project

Flexible seating is a must have for today's modern learners. These new flexible seating options will give them control over their environment. The different seat options, such as the Adirondacks and beanbag options, along with the fidget bands, will aid in this endeavor. One of my goals as an educator is to give my students choices to empower them throughout their education. It is my personal mission to fulfill this in my classroom by creating an environment where students can succeed.

I am hoping to turn my classroom into a space where my students feel like they have a choice in their learning.

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Mrs. Bigler
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 140 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sunjoy Adirondack Wood Folding Chair - Red • Amazon Business $84.20 2 $168.40
Big Joe Milano Bean Bag Chair, Stretch Limo Black Smartmax • Amazon Business $36.00 2 $72.00
Urban Shop Faux Fur Saucer Chair with Metal Frame, One Size, Black • Amazon Business $28.43 2 $56.86
Fidget Chair Bands for Kids - Flexible Seating Classroom Furniture for Kids with Fidgety Feet - Foot Bands for The Desk or Chair for Students with ADHD, Autism, or Sensory Needs • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99

Materials cost

$325.25

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.88

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$360.13

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$63.55

Total project goal

$423.68

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$423.68

4 Donors

-$388.39

Donations toward project cost

-$334.63

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$53.76

match offer

-$30.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$25.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$4.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$5.29

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$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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Project Activity

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