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Mrs. Sirois from Biddeford ME is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Stand Up for Learning

My students need stand up desks to focus, attend, and move more throughout their day in order to optimize their learning.

  • $2,523 goal

This project expired on February 21, 2016.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"Movement is essential to learning. Movement integrates and anchors new information into our neural networks. Every time we move in an organized manner, full brain activation and integration occurs, and the door to learning opens." Carla Hannaford Please help open the doors for my students!

My students range from ages 5-9 in a low income community.

Each student is unique in what their strengths and challenges are. Many of my students have limited resources outside of school. However, they come to school each day to do the best that they can. Many of my students have attention/hyperactivity challenges.

My Project

By having standing desks, the students will be given another way to be able to partake in the classroom while getting their needs met. This will help them to concentrate and get the "wiggles" out but also continue to learn and grow. Students will also learn how to self-regulate and know when they need to stand and move in order to optimize their learning.

Donations to this project will greatly impact the students for the better.

It will give them another tool to use so that they can continue to be in their classrooms and build peer relationships as well as continued learning.

Mrs. Sirois
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 50 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Safco Products 1201BE Alphabetter Stand-Up Desk with Swinging Footrest Bar, 28" x 20" Standard Top, Black Frame/Beige Top • Amazon Business $220.59 9 $1,985.31

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