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Mrs. Stesner from Bayville NJ is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Responsibility & Flexibility

Help me give my students the flexibility to learn at their own level of comfort with wobble stools.

  • $203 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Hello! Welcome to my 2nd grade classroom. I currently co-teach in a Title I school where roughly 2/3 of our students are on free/reduced lunch, and many of our students come from single-parent household. Within the past few years our classroom sizes have increased, resulting in the need for different classroom supplies and teachers needing to use a more "whole brain" approach to their classroom.

"If you want children to have their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulder," -Abigail Van Burren.

My students are learning to take responsibility for not only themselves, but also for their successes in the classroom. By approaching their learning with a hands-on, whole brain technique, allows them to not only gain an understanding but to solidify their knowledge for lifelong success.

My Project

My students come from a diverse background, both culturally and educationally. This year, they have been exposed to a desk-less classroom that mimics a more home/home office environment.

My students have shown great strides in claiming responsibility and accountability for their materials in the flexible seating environment which, in turn, allows them to work best at their own pace.

I am teaching my students not only the mandated educational content, but I am teaching them to become more independent people who are able to articulate themselves, their education and their personal being. Wobble stools allow them to learn in their own way while being comfortable.

Mrs. Stesner
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ECR4Kids ACE Active Core Engagement Wobble Stool for Kids, Flexible Classroom and Home Seating, 15”, Red • Amazon Business $34.99 4 $139.96

Materials cost

$139.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.10

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$172.06

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$30.36

Total project goal

$202.42

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$202.42

2 Donors

-$175.00

Donations toward project cost

-$167.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

match offer

-$5.36

Match offer toward project cost

-$4.56

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.80

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$22.06

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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