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Mrs. K. from Joliet IL is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Listen Up! Attention for All!

Help me give my students the power to focus with wobble chairs and headphone splitters to work in small groups.

  • $280 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

This year I have a class of 23 very excitable, enthusiastic, and talented third graders. My students come from a variety of family backgrounds which impacts their achievement at school but I love that it hasn't curbed their desire to learn. We have a wide range of abilities, interests, and academic levels in our classroom, but we've built a strong classroom community that includes each and everyone of us. Though several students struggle with attention - we work together to help one another grow to be our best selves!

My Project

Several of my students struggle with sustained attention. These materials will help them keep focused by allowing for "wiggle" time in their seats. Much of our science curriculum is presented virtually in whole group setting with frequent breaks for "turn and talk" or discuss with a neighbor. For the students that struggle with attention, this environment can become very overwhelming. These students easily get lost in the distracting sights and sounds of so many students sharing their ideas at once.

I want to give all of my students the opportunity to focus and participate in group discussions.

The headphone jack splitter will allow the students to view the science curriculum in small groups and participate in more manageable group discussions. This will promote more confidence and participation among my quieter, or otherwise distracted students.

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This project will reach 23 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
WC716 - Flex-Space Wobble Chair - 16" - Gray • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 2 $119.98
LA803 - 8-Station Junction Box Without Volume Controls • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 5 $84.95

Materials cost

$204.93

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.07

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$238.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$42.00

Total project goal

$280.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$280.00

2 Donors

-$230.00

Donations toward project cost

-$195.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.50

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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