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Coach Neese from Marion VA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Involvement, Engagement, Ownership!

Help me give my students a saucer chair, a bean bag chair, as well as other ways to make my classroom accommodating to a variety of students.

  • $323 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach a fairly large group of anywhere from 78-85 middle school students, with next year’s group getting close to 100 students. These students range from high to low, not only in intelligence but also in maturity.

Teaching 7th grade students from 11 to 12 years old is a new experience every single day!

I, personally, have three heterogeneous classes and one inclusion class with a special education instructor. I usually have around 15 IEP’s and 15 students with modifications based of 504 plans. Needless to say, my classroom is very diverse and the need to flexible seating has grown recently.

I would like for my classroom environment to attempt to mirror what students will encounter in their future careers. Collaboration, problem solving, and meaning making are at the forefront of most job descriptions. Currently standard desks situated in rows does not foster open communication and collaboration quite like flexible seating could. I would love to be able to accommodate the needs of my students by providing them with adaptive learning space and making conducive to their personal learning styles.

My Project

Please help me give my students the ability to feel empowered by having some degree of choice and control over their environment, and the chance to be comfortable and make my classroom conducive for learning. With these options of flexible seating, my students will be engaged and will be comfortable and want to be involved.

With flexible seating, my student will take ownership in the learning process and education will be allowed to take place!

Like I said before, I would like to make my classroom a suitable environment and be able to help all students obtain success in the classroom.

Coach Neese
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CORE 40025 Equipment Folding Oversized Padded Moon Round Saucer Chair with Carry Bag, Gray • Amazon Business $59.99 1 $59.99
ECR4Kids The Surf Portable Lap Desk/Laptop Stand/Writing Table, Black • Amazon Business $25.00 2 $50.00
Big Joe Aloha Chair, Ash • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Trideer Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion with Pump, Flexible Seating Classroom, Extra Thick Core Balance Disc, Wiggle Seat for Sensory Kids (Office & Home & School) (34cm New Black) • Amazon Business $19.99 2 $39.98
WALIKI Toys Children's Chair Ball with Feet, Alternative Classroom Seating (Inflatable Balance Ball Chair with Stability Legs for School, Pump Included, 18"/45CM, Gray) • Amazon Business $13.99 2 $27.98
OIKA Camping Chairs for Adults, Outdoor Folding Chairs and Lightweight Folding Backpacking Chairs with Carry Bag,Black • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99

Materials cost

$240.93

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.61

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$274.54

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$48.45

Total project goal

$322.99

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$322.99

3 Donors

-$162.00

Donations toward project cost

-$137.70

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.30

match offer

-$160.99

Match offer toward project cost

-$136.84

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.15

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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