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Mr. Keast from Pacific Beach CA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Student Centered Classroom Environment

Help me give my students non-traditional soft chairs for greater physical comfort during reading time.

  • $739 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are a diverse (Title I) school with 60% of students bused in from neighborhoods disproportionately affected by poverty. While this can be a disadvantage to academic success, the families are often very supportive and encouraging.

My appreciation grows every day they overcome language or economic barriers to attend and excel in class.

The differences are less important than the commonalities. All are proud participants in the broader school culture.

This is an amazing opportunity to modify my classroom to better meet student needs.

My Project

My classroom is going paperless and the need for traditional desk arrangements is waning. Observing non-traditional layouts in secondary settings has taught me even older students benefit from seating choice and increased physical comfort. A battery of comfort chairs will join donated furniture to achieve my goals.

Innovative classroom layout and seating will facilitate collaborative learning centers and promote greater student engagement.

This classroom arrangement will help align a curriculum built around choice to the "centers" you might find in elementary education. Research suggests greater student engagement and learning will result. Technology-based instruction is enhanced by greater student comfort and choice.

Mr. Keast
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LUCID Oversized Shredded Foam Lounge Chair - Charcoal • Amazon Business $89.99 6 $539.94

Materials cost

$539.94

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$49.40

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.10

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$627.44

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$110.72

Total project goal

$738.16

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$738.16

2 Donors

-$542.00

Donations toward project cost

-$460.70

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$81.30

match offer

-$196.16

Match offer toward project cost

-$166.74

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.42

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$0.00

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