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Mrs. Ambrose-Stahl from Ligonier PA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Readers Become Leaders

My students need a six beanbag chairs in order to be comfortable while they read.

  • $1,039 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are hard-working, energetic and inquisitive. Most are seniors, and they are about to embark on the next chapter of their lives. Some are going into the military, others are entering four-year colleges/universities. Still others are entering the workforce. Regardless of their future plans, my students spend over 40 minutes a day in my classroom where they chart their own course, so to speak.

Student voice and choice are the cornerstones of my instruction.

From the books they read to the projects they complete, my students take ownership of their education.

My Project

This project is one my students have been asking for! I consistently hear from my students, "I wish we had beanbags to sit in while we read!" Let's grant that wish! Getting high school seniors to read is a huge challenge, but if my students had these chairs, they would be motivated to read!

These bean bag chairs will encourage students to read more often and to read longer!

In order to encourage adolescents to read, we must afford them a comfortable, nonthreatening place to read. Reading is a social activity, so creating a more "social" setting in my room will get more students to read.

Mrs. Ambrose-Stahl
Grades 9-12
Half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Elite Omega Bean Bag, Soft Suede, Peat, 41" x 43" x 32" • Staples Advantage $139.99 6 $839.94

Materials cost

$839.94

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$12.60

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$882.54

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$155.74

Total project goal

$1,038.28

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,038.28

13 Donors

-$823.87

Donations toward project cost

-$704.04

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$119.83

match offer

-$210.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$178.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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