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Mrs. Goode from Beaverton OR is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Keeping It Real with Biographies

My students need access to biography books and flexible Hokki stools!

  • $452 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Every day in the classroom, I feel an overwhelming positive energy from my students. They enter the classroom excited and engaged, ready to learn and cooperate with each other. They all bring prior knowledge and experiences, willing to share with the community.

Over half of my students come from low-income households, but they only see opportunities when they arrive at school.

Regardless of several challenges that they may face at home, my students thrive on diverse interactions with their peers, enhancing their mind and building their character.

My Project

My students have been thrilled to start studying biographies in reading. However, we do not have enough resources to provide a well-rounded opportunity for learning.

We are craving more biographies about a variety of people to continue our nonfiction learning.

We are curious about famous people as well as non-famous people. We are wondering about boys, girls, men, and women of all colors. We are interested in creative minds, engineers, pioneers, and everything in between.

While we are still building our reading stamina, it helps to have flexible seating options. By incorporating Hokki stools in the classroom, it allows our minds and bodies to stay active at the same time. The Hokki stools are lightweight, easy to move, and make reading time more productive!

Mrs. Goode
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Hokki Stool - 18" Light Green • Kaplan Early Learning Company $107.06 1 $107.06
15 " Limited Susan B. Komen Pink Hokki Stool • Kaplan Early Learning Company $90.91 1 $90.91
One Plastic Bag: Isatou Ceesay and the Recycling Women of the Gambia (Millbrook Picture Books) • Amazon Business $15.06 1 $15.06
Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race • Amazon Business $13.64 1 $13.64
Shark Lady: The True Story of How Eugenie Clark Became the Ocean's Most Fearless Scientist • Amazon Business $12.36 1 $12.36
Balloons over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy's Parade (Bank Street College of Education Flora Stieglitz Straus Award (Awards)) • Amazon Business $10.67 1 $10.67
The Tree Lady: The True Story of How One Tree-Loving Woman Changed a City Forever • Amazon Business $10.53 1 $10.53
Mr. Ferris and His Wheel • Amazon Business $9.67 1 $9.67
Salt in His Shoes: Michael Jordan in Pursuit of a Dream • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
Who Was Amelia Earhart? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Was Thomas Alva Edison? • Amazon Business $2.73 2 $5.46
Who Is Jane Goodall? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $5.12 1 $5.12
Who Was Neil Armstrong? • Amazon Business $5.08 1 $5.08
Who Is Stan Lee? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $4.95 1 $4.95
Who Was Albert Einstein? • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79
Who Was Leonardo da Vinci? • Amazon Business $4.58 1 $4.58
Who Is George Lucas? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $4.44 1 $4.44
Who Was Nelson Mandela? • Amazon Business $4.31 1 $4.31
Who Was Harriet Tubman? • Amazon Business $4.11 1 $4.11
Who Was Isaac Newton? • Amazon Business $4.03 1 $4.03
Who Was Roberto Clemente? • Amazon Business $3.97 1 $3.97
Who Was Michael Jackson? • Amazon Business $3.86 1 $3.86
Who Was Harry Houdini? • Amazon Business $3.77 1 $3.77
Who Was Muhammad Ali? • Amazon Business $3.29 1 $3.29
Who Was Henry Ford? • Amazon Business $2.96 1 $2.96

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