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Mr. Loner from Sumter SC is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning Doesn't Only Happen in a Desk

My students need a flexible, fun, and different learning environment to be fully engaged.

  • $267 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our great students have a desire to learn, to grow, and to become great citizens. I love seeing their spark to learn and just to do terrific things with their lives. As a teacher if I can do things to help these students succeed in all aspects of their lives, then I have done my job as their teacher. Even though they attend a Title I school, they are rich with enthusiasm and hope. Thank you

My Project

Research has shown that flexible learning environments can promote engagement and learning. Using bean bags as seating options not only provides a fun and different way to learn, but it also is a good motivational tool. Students often see sitting in something other than a desk as a privilege and a reward. I have used bean bags in every year I've taught, and they really do go a long way in helping with classroom management. Students tend to try harder and behave better when allowed a reward of sitting on the bean bags. Something so small can really go a long way.

Mr. Loner
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 120 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HIGHBACK BEANBAG CHAIR ADULT SIZE - SELECT COLOR • School Specialty $53.87 3 $161.61
CONST PPR 9X12 ASSORTED SUNWORKS PACK OF 50 • School Specialty $1.34 3 $4.02

Materials cost

$165.63

Vendor shipping charges

$16.56

State sales tax

$11.68

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.48

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$226.35

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$39.94

Total project goal

$266.29

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$266.29

5 Donors

-$201.16

Donations toward project cost

-$172.73

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.43

Matching donations from our partners

-$63.08

Match offers toward project cost

-$53.62

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.46

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$2.05

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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