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Mrs. Eaton from Spartanburg SC is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Take a Seat! (Creating a More Comfortable Classroom Environment)

My students need a comfortable environment in which to learn and grow, and these options for flexible seating will allow them a variety of options! We need ball chairs, floor cushions, and balancing balls.

  • $476 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach sophomores and seniors in a high poverty school district in South Carolina. Despite the many obstacles that they must overcome, my students are kind, thoughtful, and full of energy.

My students are from different backgrounds and life experiences, yet we all come together in English class as one.

I am always looking for new ways to increase literacy and success in my classroom. My students have a desire to better themselves - they want to learn and grow, which makes me excited every day to come to work!

My Project

My students are eager learners, and they are especially interested in assignments that allow them to work independently. We do a great deal of personal reading assignments, in which students have class time to read books on topics they've selected. Sitting at a desk for 50+ minutes is often not the most effective way to engage students. Most of my students need to move around to break up the monotony of the class period. The students love the freedom to work individually and at their own pace; however, sometimes the classroom itself is not conducive to a comfortable working environment.

This project will allow my students to have some options in what type of seating arrangement works best for them as learners - whether they need a bouncy chair to get out some energy or a traditional hard-back chair or a cushion on the floor.

By having some options, students will continue to thrive in a more comfortable and accommodating environment, which encourages learning and growth.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Safco Products 4750GS Zenergy Ball Chair, Grass • Amazon Business $103.53 2 $207.06
ECR4Kids Softzone Carry Me Floor Cushions for Flexible Classroom Seating, 3" Deluxe Foam, Square, Red (4-Piece Set) • Amazon Business $77.29 1 $77.29
Trideer 65cm Ball Chair Flexible Seating Exercise Yoga Balancing Ball with Stability Ring & Pump (Office & Home & Classroom) (Ball with Ring (Dark Blue), 65cm) • Amazon Business $29.99 2 $59.98

Materials cost

$344.33

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$24.28

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.16

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$403.77

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$71.25

Total project goal

$475.02

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$475.02

13 Donors

-$325.02

Donations toward project cost

-$276.27

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$48.75

match offer

-$150.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$127.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.50

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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