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Ms. Turner from Chicago IL is requesting flexible seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Pull Up a Seat in Our Calm Corner!

Help me give my students a chair to add to our calm corner in the classroom.

  • $369 goal

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My Students

I have the opportunity to support and inspire sixty students who come to school every day with the hope of learning not just about academics but also about themselves. All of my students have a native language that is not English, and they work very hard every day to learn a second language.

My English Language Learners' overall learning styles vary greatly.

Some of my students read and write fluently in their native language and/or English while others come in with very limited literacy skills and require creative approaches for their transition to the English language.

My Project

When students experience stress or trauma at home and are overwhelmed in school, their nervous systems respond. Some students become extremely activated while others shutdown. When students are experiencing such episodes, we try our best to give them some space and time to calm down at their own pace. This is where a calm corner comes into place.

A calming corner is a small, designated space located within a classroom.

The purpose of a calming corner is to help support self-regulation while keeping students in the classroom if they need a break from instruction time or a group activity. The use of calming corners can transform the culture of the classroom because calming corners are not consequence-based but rather used as an opportunity, driven by a student’s choice to feel better.

The chair we are requesting will allow my students to have a comfortable place to sit in the calm corner. We have an area of the room already picked out, now we just need a comfortable chair for our students to sit in as they calm down. This chair will really allow my students to take the time they need so that they can finish out their day successfully. Thank you in advance for reading our proposal.

Ms. Turner
Grades 3-5

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC812GR - Flex-Space Lounge Learn Chair - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $279.00 1 $279.00

Materials cost

$279.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.18

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$313.18

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$55.27

Total project goal

$368.45

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$368.45

1 Donor

-$122.82

Donations toward project cost

-$104.40

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.42

match offer

-$245.62

Match offer toward project cost

-$208.78

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.84

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$0.00

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