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Mrs. Strozza from Mount Vernon NY is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning Differently with A Different Environment

Help me give my students a comfortable environment for 5-8 grades to experience learning .

  • $723 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach at a school on the south side of Mt.Vernon as a Resource Teacher. We are a Title I school. I truly believe, Every child has the right to learn, they may learn differently and that's ok. You just need to take one step at a time to get there."My scholars are eager to learn and want to succeed. They have aspirations and dreams of great things to come."

My scholars all have learning challenges and receive services.

But they all have the desire to learn, their energy often needs to be channeled and can be used as an advantage. Alternative seating will help to make my room a more relaxed setting.

My Project

Flexible seating allows students to take charge of their learning and make the choices that work best for them. This project will provide additional flexible seating and making my room a comfortable and safe environment for learning. When scholars are more comfortable this allows them to focus for a longer period. Scholars have demonstrated improved behaviors and are less disruptive as they burn off energy.

The products that I have selected will help my scholars by giving them additional seating options to make more effective learning choices.

The bungee chair will replace the ones I purchased about 5 years ago and are in disrepair. I recently purchased two high top tables for my middle school scholars, this will allow them to sit or stand during learning and the high swivel chairs in my project will provide sensory feedback to my scholar to help them self-regulate while working .

The Scholastic Magazines for Literacy and Math will add supplemental materials for instruction that are a high interest with lower readability. As I promote scholar success this will also build self -confidence and self-esteem.

My project is designed to promote positive outcomes for my scholars' learning and behaviors. With the additional options it will help continue to build self - confidence and self - esteem, as we expand their learning strategies and knowledge in a comfortable and safe space.

Mrs. Strozza
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
SUPERJARE Set of 2 Adjustable Bar Stools, Swivel Barstool Chairs with Back, Pub Kitchen Counter Height, Vintage Brown, Fabric • Amazon Business $139.99 1 $139.99
STOOL - JUPITER SERIES - SPECIFY COLOR • School Specialty $125.97 1 $125.97
Impact Canopy Bungee Chair, Portable Folding Chair, Web, Gray • Amazon Business $49.95 2 $99.90
Scholastic Action, Grades 6-12, Reading Level Grades 3-5 (min. 10 subscriptions per order) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $9.49 10 $94.90
Scholastic MATH, Grades 6-9 (min. 10 subscriptions per order) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $8.49 10 $84.90

Materials cost

$545.66

Vendor shipping charges

$30.58

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.18

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$614.42

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$108.43

Total project goal

$722.85

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$722.85

8 Donors

-$468.00

Donations toward project cost

-$405.30

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$62.70

Matching donations from our partners

-$246.03

Match offers toward project cost

-$209.13

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.90

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

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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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