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Mr. H. from Indianapolis IN is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Sizing Up Seating

Help me give my students the autonomy to choose their seats during independent practice.

  • $155 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have the privilege of working with 130 seventh graders as they navigate the awkward years of middle school. From ages 12 - 16, the students you are choosing to help are full of an unyielding optimism for their future. Over 90% of these incredible students qualify for free or reduced price lunch and face so many other obstacles in their lives.

Despite the barriers these students may face, they work hard to embrace the nature of scientific inquiry.

These students are going through what can often be one of the most emotional and difficult times in their lives and deserve the same opportunities as their peers.

My Project

When students enter a classroom, especially a science classrom, the last thing they should be worried about is a chair breaking! Our students deserve so much more and these stools and cushions provide students with some flexibility in seating which I not only feel passionate about but is also supported by decades of research.

Many of our current chairs are uncomfortable and break easily.

This is simply unacceptable, and there must be viable seating alternatives. This will likely take multiple projects to full transform my classroom, but it is worth it to create a more inviting and engaging physical space.

Mr. H.
Grades 6-8
Nearly all 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 130 students.

5 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Norwood Commercial Furniture NOR-STOOLBS-SO Plastic Stack Stools, Black & Grey, Pack of 5 • Amazon Business $50.23 1 $50.23
Bintiva Cushioned Spot Markers - Set of 6 Washable Seating Cues in Bright Colors - Large 14" Diameter • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99

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