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Mrs. Eaton from Bakersfield CA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Special Education Needs Flexible Seating!

My students need Balance Chair, HOVR Under Desk Leg Swing within the classroom. They are in need of the choice to move around and wiggle to be more successful.

  • $588 goal

This project expired on August 17, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Nelson Mandela said, "Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." In our classroom, we are preparing our class to fight for a better world. My students are special education students in RSP/SDC placement. They are some of the most eager learners I have ever had the privilege of working with. My students bring enthusiasm with them everyday. This is evident in their thirst for knowledge and their desire to be in school each day. These are incredible students who deserve the opportunity to explore their dreams and abilities through the use of innovative lessons, real-life problem solving opportunities, and individual educational goal achievement.

My favorite part of the day is when someone walks into the room and sees my students striving to learn more, be more, and do more than the typical twenty-first century student.

I have students with dreams of becoming computer programmers, graphic designers, nurses, doctors, welders, educators, professional athletes, and much more! Their motivation to succeed is contagious, and with the help of donors, we can help them reach these goals and discover even more along the way.

My Project

My students need Balance Chair, HOVR Under Desk Leg Swing within the classroom. They are in need of the choice to move around and wiggle to be more successful. Our classroom is transitioning to flexible seating to give students increased options for comfort, work style, and movement within the classroom. Students are able to learn more when they have more options for comfort. One of the biggest things that makes an impact on students with special needs is the ability to move around while they work. Using the wobble stools and the under the desk foot swing, students will have the option to move and increase their focus. Students that can shift their weight on the stool or swing their feet will be able to get their wiggling done while working on their academics. Studies have shown that students who are moving in new ways retain the information when the motion is repeated. Having any tools that will increase their knowledge retention is a great tool! My students work very hard, but are limited by no fault of their own.

Mrs. Eaton
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 44 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wobble Stool Adjustable Height Active Sitting Balance Chair for Office Stand Up Desk. Best Tall Swivel Ergonomic Stability Perch Standing Desk Fabric • Amazon Business $136.96 2 $273.92
HOVR Under Desk Leg Swing - Sitting Exercise for Weight Loss, Increased Circulation, Burning Calories (Black) • Amazon Business $74.99 2 $149.98

Materials cost

$423.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$38.79

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.36

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$499.05

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$88.07

Total project goal

$587.12

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$587.12

2 Donors

-$343.56

Donations toward project cost

-$292.03

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$51.53

match offer

-$243.55

Match offer toward project cost

-$207.02

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.53

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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