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Mrs. Linahan from Tyler TX is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Mrs. Linahan's Warriors of Excellence

Help me give my students the ability to learn comfortably and a place to go to that provides their basic necessities.

  • $573 goal

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My Students

I am starting my first year as a 6th grade ELAR teacher, at a new school, in a new district. I am SO EXCITED!! We are a Title I school with a very high percentage of socioeconomically disadvantaged students/families. I have not met my students yet but I know I will have students from all different backgrounds. It is likely I will have students from the girls' home, in our neihhborhood, as well. We are pretty close to the downtown area, but surrounded by a variety of poverty levels. Our school is THE OLDEST education building in our district (and unfortunately it shows in some areas.) I believe my students are going to be ready to not only learn, but secretly (at first) ready to receive the love, kindness and caring that they may not have anywhere else.

My Project

I believe that the flexible seating options will help my students who have trouble focusing, stay more focused. I feel as though they won't need to be getting up and moving around so much, distracting themselves and others during the process. I also believe that they will generally feel more comfortable versus sitting in a hard plastic chair for hours.

I understand that the toiletries may not be a direct component of active learning, however, I know that my sixth graders will be going through lots of changes and may not have someone in their life who can or will provide the necessities for them.

I want my students to feel safe with me, have no doubt that I care about them deeply and I want them to know that they are not alone. (I am also working on a food pantry for them, in my room!)

Mrs. Linahan
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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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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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Learniture Active Learning Chair/ Stool, 18" H, Black, LNT-3046-18BK • Amazon Business $46.53 3 $139.59
Suave Men 3-in-1 Shampoo + Conditioner + Body Wash Citrus Rush 3 oz Travel Size (pack of 6) • Amazon Business $20.88 3 $62.64
Gaiam Kids Stay-N-Play Children's Balance Ball - Flexible School Chair, Active Classroom Desk Seating with Stay-Put Stability Legs, Includes Air Pump, Grey, 52cm • Amazon Business $19.98 3 $59.94
Trideer Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion with Pump, Flexible Seating Classroom, Extra Thick Core Balance Disc, Wiggle Seat for Sensory Kids (Office & Home & School) (34cm New Turkis) • Amazon Business $17.99 3 $53.97
Always Radiant Feminine Pads for Women, Size 4, Overnight Absorbency, With Wings, Scented, 20 Count, Pack of 3 (Packaging May Vary) • Amazon Business $20.84 2 $41.68
Computer Student Laptop Desk Height Adjustable Wooden Laptop Table Computer Standing Desk with Tablet iPad Slot Mobile Workstation with Wheels (Black) • Amazon Business $40.99 1 $40.99
Chair Bands (3-Pack)-Fidget Resistance Chair Bands for Kids with Sensory Needs-Kicking Improves Concentration for Students with Autism ADHD SPD, for School Chairs Desk Classroom • Amazon Business $10.87 2 $21.74
Degree Men Anti-Perspirant & Deodorant, Invisible Stick, Cool Rush, 0.5 Oz / 14 Gr (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $14.83 1 $14.83
Degree Dry Protection Antiperspirant Deodorant, Shower Clean 0.5 oz (Pack of 10) • Amazon Business $14.10 1 $14.10

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