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Ms. Ross from Enid OK is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Open Minds in a New Seat

Help me give my students beanbag seats and dry erase boards and markers to enhance their learning and increase their comfort!

  • $253 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I have 130 sixth grade students from all different socioeconomic backgrounds. We are a Title I school where over 75% of the students receive free or reduced price meals. Creating a safe and comfortable classroom is important to me and will greatly impact my students.

My current sixth graders LOVE my independent work seating option!

Because of this I would love to be able to add to what I already have to give more students a daily chance at being comfortable while they learn.

I want to do all that I can to boost my students learning. My struggling students deserve an inviting and different type of classroom arrangement that will ultimately help them thrive. Too many times, students who have difficulty learning are apprehensive attending a fundamental class; therefore, I want them to look forward to come to class each day to a functional, inviting, and effective classroom environment. In addition, I want to accommodate my middle school students who have diverse needs such as my fidgety students, my kinesthetic and tactile inclined students, my attention deficit students, even my "traditional students."

My Project

We are requesting beanbag seats and dry erase boards and markers to enhance their learning and increase their comfort! Having flexibility in seating choices allows students to learn in the environment that works best for them. During times of independent work my students will have the chance to choose the area that works best for them. Currently my students are very limited on the type of seating they can choose from, traditional desks with attached chairs, two bean bags or the floor.

My expectation is for these additions to enhance student learning and motivate them to excel.

The products that I have selected will help my students by giving them additional seating options to make more effective learning choices. The additional bean bag chairs will give my students an alternative to sitting on the floor. The new whiteboards and erasers will enhance our collaboration First Five without the need for every student to use a new piece of paper each day.

Ms. Ross
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ARTEZA Small White Board, Bulk Set of 32 Double Sided Dry Erase Lapboards 9x12 in Perfect for Teachers, Students, and Office Work • Amazon Business $45.98 1 $45.98
Big Joe 0641185 Bean Bag, 98-Inch (Spicy Lime) • Amazon Business $37.38 1 $37.38
Big Joe 615135 Bean Bag Chair, Basketball • Amazon Business $35.00 1 $35.00
Big Joe Bean Bag Refill, 2 Pack, White - 999992PK • Amazon Business $34.88 1 $34.88
Dry Erase Erasers, EAONE 48 Pack Magnetic Whiteboard Dry Eraser Chalkboard Cleaner Smiley Circular Board Wiper for Classroom Home Office, Yellow • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99

Materials cost

$168.23

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$13.71

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.52

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$214.46

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$37.85

Total project goal

$252.31

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$252.31

4 Donors

-$193.48

Donations toward project cost

-$171.96

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.52

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.83

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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