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Ms. Ashton from Independence MO is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Move Over, I'm Ready to Read!

My students need 4 comfortable chairs to create seating to encourage and build reading stamina.

  • $179 goal

This project expired on May 21, 2015.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Reading is an everyday struggle for many of my students. I am trying to create an environment that is safe and comfortable for learning. My students need lots of movement, transitions, and activity breaks throughout the day. Alternative seating is very important for my students to be successful.

We are a high poverty school in the Midwest.

My students have behavioral, academic, and social challenges that prevent them from being in a conventional classroom setting. They have been placed in a Learning Lab classroom. We focus not only on academic achievement but also social skills.

My Project

My students need four comfortable chairs for reading and iPad activities. I use a Daily 5 system in my classroom. Students are rotating between different activities and need designated areas for reading to self, listening to reading, and partner reading. We also need a designated area for using iPads during math centers and science.

My students seem to focus better when they can move away from the group, curl up with a good book, and lose themselves in the story.

Having comfortable, alternative seating will help my students feel safe and more at home in the classroom.

Ms. Ashton
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Big Joe Lumin Chair, Limo Black • Amazon $29.88 4 $119.52

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