You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 

Ms. Roe from Knoxville TN is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Offers and Options

Help me give my students comfortable seating options that will increase their engagement and develop problem solving skills.

  • $459 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school represents 22 different countries, a true melting pot of cultures. These different cultures bring with them a variety of learning styles and skill sets. As a teacher, I strive to meet all of these students and their unique abilities. In today's world, engagement is crucial. Creating experiences in learning that will create a love of learning and the desire to be a life long learner is the goal. Building a classroom community and relationships that empower my students is what makes this possible.

Diversity is key in all aspects of my classroom.

Diverse learners require diverse lessons to keep students engaged. We play games, we read with microphones and flashlights, we do call and response, we complete STEM challenges, we compete...we engage and we learn.

My Project

Options increase engagement! With the requested ball chairs, bean bags , saucer chairs and folding chairs, my students will be offered the option of where they want to sit each day. They must choose a seat that not only promotes comfort, but also their learning. Each of the requested seats will allow students to move without distracting the class.

With these flexible seating choices, suddenly coming to class is exciting and my students will want to be there early in order to choose their favorite seat.

Each student is empowered to make their own choice instead of being confined to the traditional desk. Flexible seating allows students to focus on the teacher instead of finding a comfortable position. Allowing this choice enhances student responsibility and self management.

Ms. Roe
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Ms. Roe is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Camp Field Camping And Room Bungee Folding Dish Chair For Room Garden And Outdoor • Amazon Business $58.99 2 $117.98
Urban Shop Oversized Saucer Chair, Black • Amazon Business $49.41 2 $98.82
Big Joe 0630250 Chartreuse Polka Dot Classic Bean Bag Chair, White • Amazon Business $40.98 2 $81.96
WALIKI Toys Children's Chair Ball with Feet, Alternative Classroom Seating (Inflatable Balance Ball Chair with Stability Legs for School, Pump Included, 18"/45CM, Gray) • Amazon Business $13.99 4 $55.96

Materials cost

$354.72

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.32

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$390.04

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$68.83

Total project goal

$458.87

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$458.87

6 Donors

-$379.00

Donations toward project cost

-$322.15

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$56.85

match offer

-$79.87

Match offer toward project cost

-$67.89

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.98

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Knoxville","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[6392965],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"TN","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":2,"name":"Elementary School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":4067457,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/offers-and-options/4067457/","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":20,"teacherScreenName":"Ms. Roe","authorIds":{"6392965":{"owner":"Ms. Roe","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[4067457],"proposalHash":"1377389955","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://cdn.donorschoose.net/images/placeholder-avatars/136/teacher-placeholder-3_136.png","teacherHasProfilePhoto":false,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":21380207,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NjM5Mzk4OA==","NjM5Mjk2NQ==","NjQwMDI0Nw==","MzYxODEy","NjM5NjAwNQ==","NjQwMDQ0MQ==","NTkzNTkzOA=="],"teacherId":6392965,"schoolCounty":"Knox","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"TN","name":"Tennessee"}}