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Mr. Strauss from Austin TX is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Sixth Student Sturdy Stools!

Help me give my students tools to assist with small group intervention.

  • $263 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My 6th graders are richly diverse and are faced with several adversities both in and out of the classroom. Being from a Title I school with more than 85% of students receiving free lunch with a majority of them are ESL, many of them cannot afford to provide basic school supplies. To help with the many challenges they face, I strive to provide my students with a safe, stable, and exciting environment.

My students are eager and excited to learn yet they often do not have the physical tools to succeed in the classroom.

Most of them feel that because they come from lower socioeconomic backgrounds that they are unable to succeed. As a math teacher, it is my goal to retrain this thought process and encourage my students to be the best they can be in my classroom.

My students are enthusiastic, hard-working, and are ready to learn. They just need your help getting them the supplies they need for an education they deserve!

My Project

Small group instruction provides the opportunity to evaluate students’ learning strengths, locate gaps in the development of their math skills, and tailor lessons focused on specific learning objectives. These supplies are some of the basic tools my students need to for this instruction time and will help to foster a stronger learning environment.

The cheap stools I have are falling apart and need to be replaced almost every few months.

I need something more sturdy that can withstand a middle school classroom and provide a consistent learning environment. The rest of the supplies will help to provide a more interactive learning environment and create a more engaging lesson.

Mr. Strauss
Grades 6-8
Half of students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 86 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Poly and Bark Trattoria 18 Inch Metal Side Dining Chair and Bar Stool in Black (Set of 4) • Amazon Business $99.99 1 $99.99
Poly and Bark Trattoria 18" Stool in Black • Amazon Business $42.01 1 $42.01
Dry Erase Pockets Reusable Sleeves by Office Orchid - Heavy Duty Oversized 10" x 14" - 30 Pockets Assorted Colors + 30 Pens + 500 Worksheets - School or Work - Sheet Protectors or Ticket Holders • Amazon Business $21.97 1 $21.97
6 Pack Dry Erase Lap Board 9”X12” | Interactive Learning Whiteboard Educational (Single Sided) Erasers Included • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Learning Resources Magnetic Algebra Tiles, Algebraic Math Skills, Magnets for Any Magnetic Surface, 72 Piece Set, Ages 11+ • Amazon Business $11.16 1 $11.16

Materials cost

$190.12

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.85

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$222.97

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$39.35

Total project goal

$262.32

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$262.32

3 Donors

-$135.28

Donations toward project cost

-$116.49

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.79

match offer

-$125.27

Match offer toward project cost

-$106.48

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.79

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.77

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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