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  • $299 goal

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  • 5 donors
  • $0 still needed

Making My Classroom Flexible

My students need ways to be able to sit in their seats during a lesson and be able to move to get out their energy so they can concentrate on what is being taught.

My Students

As a teacher in a low-income/high poverty school district, my students are faced with several challenges both in and out of the classroom. Despite the many challenges they face, I am looking to keep things simple and provide my students with creative and meaningful learning experiences.

They are dreamers, thinkers, talkers, and questioners.

They are mini inspirations to themselves and others around them, even if they don't know it yet. They are budding ambassadors, world travelers, scientists, entrepreneurs, and teachers. They are our future and I want to give them a great start to their long, successful career.

My Project

One of the problems I faced the most in my last school year was trying to keep my students in their seats, over this summer I have been researching the difference selective seating can have on students who are overactive to help them concentrate on what is being taught. My goal this year is to test out flexible seating and give my students more options on where they can sit in the classroom. I'm super excited to see how it goes on the classroom this year and see how it will make a difference in the students who need it the most.

the hardest thing was watching students who really wanted to be successful not being able to focus because their mind will not let them.

I have also added pencil bags to help the students have more responsibility over their belongings (especially pencils), dry erase pockets and erasers to complete independent work with less waste .

I am also very excited to have a moveable dry erase board so that I can teach my small group lessons without taking up my larger board and distracting other students completing their independent work.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dry Erase Easel - 24 × 36 Magnetic Dry Erase Board with Stand Adjustable Height, Smooth, No Dazzling & Durable Surface, Lightweight & Portable Tripod Whiteboard, Versatile Dry Erase Whiteboard Easel • Amazon Business $69.99 1 $69.99
Norwood Commercial Furniture NOR-1101AC-SO Plastic Stack Stools, 17.75" Height, 11.75" Width, 11.75" Length, Assorted Colors (Pack of 5) • Amazon Business $52.93 1 $52.93
Bememo 14 Pieces 7 Colors Waterproof Zipper Pouch Plastic Double Layer File Bag for Pen Pencil Cosmetics Supplies Travel • Amazon Business $14.99 2 $29.98
Clipco Dry Erase Pocket Sleeves Assorted Colors (30-Pack) • Amazon Business $22.95 1 $22.95
Fidget Kick Bouncy Chair Bands (10 Pack) - Education Supplies - Silently Improves Focus for Classroom Students - ADHD ADD SPD OCD Autism and Sensory Tool - Bounce & Stretch Foot Band for Seats • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
officematters Cute Magnetic Chalkboard Whiteboard Dry Erasers Cleaner. Pack of 24 (24Pcs - Yellow) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
PlayMonster Lauri Counting Pocket Chart • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99

Materials cost

$220.82

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.31

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$254.13

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$44.85

Total project goal

$298.98

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$298.98

4 Donors

-$248.98

Donations toward project cost

-$211.63

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.35

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

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