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Mrs. Carlos from Duarte CA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Second Year SDC Teacher's Hand-Me-Down Classroom Needs an Update!

My students need flexible seating. Most of my students are hyperactive and cannot sit at a standard student desk. These items would allow me to update my classroom so my students have choices for seating.

  • $555 goal

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My Students

I teach Middle School Special Education. My students have moderate to severe needs. I work with students who have Autism, Downs Syndrome, and Intellectual Disabilities. All of kiddos are great and very eager to learn each day.

My students focus on daily living skills and community-based instruction.

We take public transportation and go into the community to shop for groceries. My classroom has a full kitchen so our lessons include cooking as well.

This is my second year teaching and I love it! I want my kids to be included in as many fun activities as possible.

My Project

Everything in my room was handed down to me by teachers who taught my class before me. On top of that, my class was moved to a new campus in my district. Not only did I loose a lot of my classroom teaching materials, most of what I still have is outdated. While I truly appreciate everything I have, it is time for a facelift!

Flexible seating options such as the stool, the Wobble Cushion, and the balance ball give my students the opportunity to choose where they will sit to work independently.

My students are also learning to use their laptops. The document clips would make using a visual model while typing so much easier for my students. Overall, these items would allow me to update my room to fit my student's needs.

Mrs. Carlos
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 6 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Norwood Commercial Furniture NOR-1101AC-SO Plastic Stack Stools, 17.75" Height, 11.75" Width, 11.75" Length, Assorted Colors (Pack of 5) • Amazon Business $55.30 2 $110.60
Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion with Pump, Extra Thick Core Balance Disc, KIDS Wiggle Seat, Sensory Cushion for Elementary School Chair (Office & Home & Classroom) • Amazon Business $16.99 3 $50.97
3M Monitor Mount Document Clip, Mounts Right or Left with Command Adhesive, Swings Forward and Back for Easy Viewing and Storage, 30 Sheet Capacity, Black (DH240MB) • Amazon Business $8.29 6 $49.74
Bouncy Bands for Desks (Black) • Amazon Business $14.95 3 $44.85
Large Dry Erase Wall Calendar - 36" x 48" - 2018 Jumbo Monthly Task Organizer - Giant Erasable Oversized Planner for Home Office Business Classroom Dorm Room - Giant & Undated Deadline Task Planner • Amazon Business $30.99 1 $30.99
15 Piece Fidget Toys for Sensory Kids by Mr. E=mc2 | Sensory Processing Disorder Kinesthetic Therapy | Textured, Tactile ADHD and Autism Toys | Perfect for Office Stress Relief, Travel Toys for Kids • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Gaiam Kids Stay-N-Play Children's Balance Ball - Flexible School Chair, Active Classroom Desk Seating with Stay-Put Stability Legs, Includes Air Pump, Blue, 45cm • Amazon Business $19.98 1 $19.98
Gaiam Kids Stay-N-Play Children's Balance Ball - Flexible School Chair, Active Classroom Desk Seating with Stay-Put Stability Legs, Includes Air Pump, Pink, 45cm • Amazon Business $19.98 1 $19.98
Gaiam Kids Stay-N-Play Children's Balance Ball - Flexible School Chair, Active Classroom Desk Seating with Stay-Put Stability Legs, Includes Air Pump, Lime Green, 45cm • Amazon Business $16.98 1 $16.98
6-Slot Wall Mounted Metal Dry Erase Marker and Eraser Holder / Vertical Storage System, White • Amazon Business $13.98 1 $13.98
115 Thermal Laminating Sheets Pouches (3 mil letter size, 9"x11.5") Premium Films For Laminator Machine - Photo Safe & Perfect For Home, Office, or Classroom - Beautiful Glossy Finish • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
EXPO 80078 Low-Odor Dry Erase Set, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 8-Piece • Amazon Business $6.00 1 $6.00

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