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Mrs. Hodges from Chanute KS is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading Nook

Help me give my students a nice comfy place to improve their reading.

  • $258 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach amazing students in 9th-12th grade special education. They range from all walks of life. I have athletes, cheer leaders, band members, artist, and book worms all walk through my door everyday. They each bring something unique and fun to the classroom.

My focus is on English and getting the students to fall in love with reading and using their imagination.

My goal is to get them to have the light bulb moments and to be proud of themselves for accomplishing their goals.

My Project

Flexible seating allows students to take charge of their learning and make the choices that work best for them. During independent work times they choose a location in the classroom that works for them. Currently my students are choosing to work in a variety of locations in our room such as: at different tables or sitting under tables with books. Making sure students are comfortable is an essential component in motivating them. I have noticed amazing differences in my students when they are given a choice in their seating. They almost always make good choices about where they sit, are more engaged, and get more work completed than when they are just sitting at their desk.

Mrs. Hodges
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Big Joe 0010657 Fuf Foam Filled Bean Bag Chair, Large, Cobalt Lenox • Amazon Business $106.65 1 $106.65
Impact Canopy Bungee Chair, Portable Folding Chair, Web, Red • Amazon Business $58.99 1 $58.99

Materials cost

$165.64

Vendor shipping charges

$8.82

State sales tax

$11.68

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.48

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$218.62

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$38.58

Total project goal

$257.20

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$257.20

3 Donors

-$257.20

Donations toward project cost

-$218.62

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.58

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$0.00

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