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Mrs. Ussery from Zolfo Springs FL is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Surfing Into Alternative Seating Final Part!

Help me give my students the choice of how and where they can work in the classroom either on their own or in teams. The surf portable lap desk/laptop will do just that and add fun to learning.

  • $185 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our elementary school is located in a small, rural community. We have one High School, one Junior High, and five elementary schools. Our school community is 84% Hispanic and 90% Free/Reduced-Price Breakfast and Lunch.

My students love to sit around the classroom in different places to do their schoolwork.

I would like to start building a room full of alternative seating.

It is my goal and job to give them access to the world within the walls of our classroom in an exciting and flexible way. With the help of this project. My students will be able to use these "surf seats" to do just that!

My Project

I am always looking for new and inventive ways to help my students be comfortable when they are learning. We do a of carpet work, partner working, and moving around the classroom.

By providing them with more options such as these desks, it will allow my students to move around the room and work in different areas of the classroom.

I am excited to start this new adventure in our classroom. I am on my 39th year of teaching and I still get excited when I find new and unique things to do in my classroom. I hope that this will be the first of other projects to help with making our room a flexible, exciting, and productive classroom.

Mrs. Ussery
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ECR4Kids The Surf Portable Lap Desk/Laptop Stand/Writing Table, Navy • Amazon Business $25.00 5 $125.00

Materials cost

$125.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.88

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$156.88

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$27.68

Total project goal

$184.56

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$184.56

4 Donors

-$93.00

Donations toward project cost

-$79.05

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.95

match offer

-$91.56

Match offer toward project cost

-$77.83

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.73

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$0.00

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