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

Sit, Stand, WOBBLE!!!!

Help me give my students the flexibility that they need to be successful in the classroom!

  • $573 goal

This project expired on August 8, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Hello! Welcome to our 4th grade classroom. Our classroom very unique! We have an inclusion classroom which means it is made up of general education students, and special education students who have individual learning plans which help them be successful in all academic areas. Everyone has different learning styles, and we would like to try and accommodate our students who have difficulty learning sitting in a hard chair and a desk for 6 hours a day. We are trying to create a flexible seating classroom with your help!!!

A flexible seating classroom means that the students will have a choice of where they would like to sit as instruction is taking place in the classroom.

They can choose to sit on the floor, a wobble chair, a yoga ball or even stand at a high desk.

As you know, public school budgets are limited due to cut backs. In order to make this happen for our students, we need some classroom supplies that can help us out!

My Project

Have you ever sat through a lecture for a long period of time on a hard chair? Students are expected to sit in a hard metal chair for six hours a day. Imagine if children wobble, bounce, lean or stand while learning. Evidence has shown that students can benefit from these changes. Changes to a learning environment are often driven by student behavior.

After close observation and collaboration, we have decided to change our classroom environment to meet the needs of all our students.

Teaching in an inclusion classroom has showed us that flexible seating will be the best option for our students. This will allow our students to choose their comfortable seat and where they work in the classroom. If the students are comfortable where they are working, they can focus on their work.

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12 donors12 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 17 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC766BU - Flex-Space Premium Wobble Chair - 16" - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $89.99 5 $449.95

Materials cost

$449.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.75

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$486.70

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$85.89

Total project goal

$572.59

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$572.59

11 Donors

-$369.06

Donations toward project cost

-$316.70

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$52.36

match offer

-$200.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$170.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.53

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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