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Mrs. Maas-Anger from Philadelphia PA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Stand Up for Active Learning

Help me give my students a Brio standing desk to offer students a choice to sit or stand and encourage more active learning.

  • $458 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Students at my urban high school are motivated to attend the school because of its special focus. Many travel on public transportation from all parts of the city over an hour to attend school. The student body represents the diversity of the city's population.

Students at my school live the FFA motto: "Learning to Do and Doing to Learn." Most of them consider themselves kinesthetic learners.

The students love active learning and are great at working together to help each other learn. It's a joy to watch them discover new concepts together.

My Project

This year, our school changed to a block roster schedule so the students spend much more time in their seats in each class. Since many of them learn best by being active, the extra time in their seats impedes their learning. A standing desk in the classroom will allow students the option to stand during the class.

Allowing students to choose their classroom position (seated or standing) will enable them to improve their capacity for learning.

The standing desk can also function as a discussion center for small group work as well. This desk will be a great addition to my STEM classroom.

Mrs. Maas-Anger
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BRIO STANDING DESK • School Specialty $321.97 1 $321.97

Materials cost

$321.97

Vendor shipping charges

$32.20

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.83

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$389.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$68.65

Total project goal

$457.65

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$457.65

11 Donors

-$417.64

Donations toward project cost

-$355.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$62.64

match offer

-$40.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$34.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$6.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.01

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$0.00

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