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Mr. G. from Dorchester MA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Makerspace for Active Tech Savvy Robotics Students

My students need active swivel task chairs to complete a makers/hackers space.

  • $380 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Every day, I am surrounded by the most amazing students who have immigrated to this school from many countries. If I could describe them, five characteristics really stand out. They are hard-working, imaginative, supporting, explorers and most of all, a community. Students in my class have ownership of their own learning, by working together their learning happens organically. No matter the obstacle, my students have the thrive and hard-work ethic to explore solutions to the task at hand.

My students are from a low-income community and more than 90 percent of them get free or reduced lunch.

It is a great community from different walks of life. No matter the tedious challenges they face they strive to be the best they can be every day. I have been blessed with such an amazing set of young adults.

My Project

Students are becoming very invested in Coding with LEGO Mindstorms. It is a time where their imagination can thrive where they become the creator of their own education. Imagine students sitting in a chair all day, students who are hyperactive and with ADHD. Being one of those students back in my day I experienced how hard it can be to stay still in one place for a whole sixty minute block. This is why I am creating a makerspace and need a motion friendly seating arrangement where students can go to program and build.

I'm requesting eight Flash Furniture swivel task chairs.

These chairs will make a difference by allowing students an option, other than traditional seating, that can allow them to better focus on class and group activities.

Mr. G.
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, 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.

This project will reach 80 students.

3 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Flash Furniture Vibrant Black and Chrome Swivel Task Chair with Tractor Seat • Amazon Business $35.99 8 $287.92

Materials cost

$287.92

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.32

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$322.24

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$56.87

Total project goal

$379.11

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$379.11

3 Donors

-$365.74

Donations toward project cost

-$322.24

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$43.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$13.37

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$0.00

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