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Mr. dePolo from Stockton CA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Relaxed Learning

My students need a comfortable place to learn, with their unique challenges a comfortable place to work is the first step.

  • $230 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have a wonderful group of life long learners in my Mild/Moderate Special Ed class. There are 12 kids all with their own unique challenges. They range in disabilities from profound dyslexia to high functioning autism. I find my students to be brave and courageous in the classroom. They take risks everyday doing their best to learn the material which comes so easy for other kids. My kiddos have to work twice as hard and twice as long to learn basic skills. I use alternative seating to give them choices and help make their learning more comfortable.

My Project

With all the unique challenges these students face each day, having a relaxing and comfortable place to work is a great start to having success.

Using a Gone Bananas Lounging Bean Bag Chair allows students to relax and feel comfortable in the educational environment.

I encourage my students to get to know what works best for them that allows them to learn. So they can choose where, with whom and how they want to sit in the classroom.

For me growing up I did my best work in the morning with movie scores playing loudly. I could focus in that environment.

Mr. dePolo
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Gone Bananas Lounging Bean Bag Chair; 3 Foot Diameter, Large - Star Wars • Amazon Business $149.00 1 $149.00

Materials cost

$149.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$13.63

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.24

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$194.87

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$34.39

Total project goal

$229.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$229.26

3 Donors

-$120.04

Donations toward project cost

-$102.18

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.86

match offer

-$109.05

Match offer toward project cost

-$92.69

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.36

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.17

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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