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Mrs. Grassa from Brockton MA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

More Flexible Seating = More Engagement!

Help me give my students more flexible seating options to keep them engaged in their learning!!!

  • $255 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from very diverse backgrounds. Because we are an urban, low income district, my students face many obstacles both inside and outside of the classroom. All of our students receive both free breakfast in the classroom and lunch. We also have a high number of English language learners, students who have or who are experiencing homelessness and many other stressors at home. Therefore, I do all that I can each day to make their time at school as stress free, safe, fun, and engaging as possible. In doing this, they are able to truly be their creative, intelligent, and kind selves daily.

My Project

Flexible seating allows students to take charge of their learning and make the choices that work best for them. We are an extended learning time school and, therefore, movement, comfort, and independence in where they learn best is imperative. Many times during independent work times or group work time, they choose a location in the classroom that works for them. As they move around the room, they are using clipboards, standing tables, and seating options that keep them comfortable. Having these additional options will help them be more engaged and able to learn.

Many of my students have a difficulty sitting for extended amounts of time, and so these seating options will be invaluable to their engagement and learning.

The products that I have selected will help my students by giving them additional options to make more effective learning choices. The surf seats will allow my students to use their laptops while sitting on the rug and stay engaged and comfortable. Since these options are are lightweight they can be easily used in many areas of the classroom. The easel will allow me to teach the students in many areas and in many ways that will be comfortable and more engaging and effective. They can also use the easel and therefore the white board markers can be used by the students during those times.

Mrs. Grassa
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

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
ECR4Kids The Surf Portable Lap Desk/Laptop Stand/Writing Table, Green • Amazon Business $25.07 4 $100.28
Easel Whiteboard - Magnetic Portable Dry Erase Easel Board 36 x 24 Tripod Whiteboard Height Adjustable Flipchart Easel Stand White Board for Office or Teaching at Home & Classroom • Amazon Business $58.85 1 $58.85
ARTEZA Dry Erase Markers, Bulk Pack of 52 (with Chisel Tip), Black Color with Low-Odor Ink, Whiteboard Pens is perfect for School, Office, or Home • Amazon Business $24.64 1 $24.64

Materials cost

$183.77

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.76

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$216.53

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$38.21

Total project goal

$254.74

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$254.74

3 Donors

-$169.99

Donations toward project cost

-$144.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.49

match offer

-$84.75

Match offer toward project cost

-$72.04

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.71

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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