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

Learning As The Ball Bounces

Help me give my students Gaiam Ultimate Balance Ball Chair and Flex-Space Wobble Cushion.

  • $173 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I teach in high poverty center city school in the third largest city in Pennsylvania. Our district does not have the resources to give to the teachers so they can purchase the materials they need for their classrooms.

My students are learning sponges!

They all learn in different ways so as a teacher I am constantly coming up with new techniques to make learning fun as well as memorable. Some days the learning comes easy and other days it just takes a little longer but we never give up.

My Project

Each one of my student's Individualized Education Plan (IEP) contains a section entitled Specially Designed Instruction. In this section a teacher lists tools they use to increase student learning and success.

One of my students weighs more than I do and requires a larger ball type chair so he can bounce his way toward learning.

Having the Galiam Ulitimate Balance Ball Chair will provide him with a chair that fits him better and is more comfortable than some of the smaller ball chairs I have in the classroom. A good feature of this ball chair is it's portability. When my student goes into a regular education classroom setting I can ensure the ball chair is in place to continue his positive learning experience.

Mrs. Ferraro
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Gaiam Ultimate Balance Ball Chair - Premium Exercise Stability Yoga Ball Ergonomic Chair for Home and Office Desk with Reinforced Base, Air Pump, Exercise Guide and Satisfaction Guarantee • Amazon Business $99.98 1 $99.98
LC511RG - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99

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