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Mrs. Ruckman from Albuquerque NM is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Stand Up and Learn!

Help me give my students a Flex Space Mobile Standing Desk so those that need time to stand while learning can do so without having to struggle to stay seated all day.

  • $429 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach a group of wonderful 3rd graders who have learning differences in reading, writing, math, and social skills. My students are with me from one hour per day up to almost a full day, depending on their individual learning needs. They learn best with a multi-sensory curriculum with lots of hands-on learning, including technology. They also like to sing and they are very creative thinkers. Their favorite class song that motivates them to try their best is “Firework” by Katy Perry.

My Project

Several of my students struggle with staying focused and need movement or sensory stimulation to maintain their attention so that they can learn. They are allowed to chew gum, hold and squeeze a “squishy” fidget, run their hands through water beads, and sit in wiggle chairs which allows them to move and wiggle while they learn.

They wish they could have a standing desk that they could take turns using when they need a break from sitting.

A standing desk would be a great tool in my classroom for my students who are more active and fidgety. Studies show that students who need movement are up to 25% more engaged when using a standing desk. Please help them make their wish a reality.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC721 - Flex-Space Mobile Standing Desk • Lakeshore Learning Materials $329.00 1 $329.00

Materials cost

$329.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.94

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$363.94

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$64.22

Total project goal

$428.16

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$428.16

3 Donors

-$84.04

Donations toward project cost

-$72.79

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.25

match offer

-$342.53

Match offer toward project cost

-$291.15

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$51.38

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.60

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$0.00

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