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Mrs. Estep from Grundy VA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Teaching is the Art of Assisting Discovery

Help me give my students a way to learn in a comfortable learning environment for all students with or without disabilities.

  • $590 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school strives to bring out the best in all students. Every child has strengths and hidden talents. We work to motivate and encourage all of those students. The students in my class are wonderful individuals. They always do their best to encourage one another.

My homeroom class consists of 22 amazing children!

Throughout the day, I have different classes I co-teach consisting of reading, math, and science. Of these, I have students with Autism, Specific Learning Disability, ADHD, and Intellectual Disabilities. They are always positive no matter the circumstance.

My Project

We are a part of a larger school who encourages inclusion. I co-teach reading, math, and science. I also help teach a reading intervention class. My classroom is set up to encourage and promote individuality. One of my main goals is to help students be relaxed and comfortable while doing their class work. Flexible seating allows students to easily pair up, work in small groups, or discuss as a whole class. Many flexible seating options stimulate students' sense of touch. This type of stimulation can help children focus and process information. Sensory input is especially helpful for students with ADHD, ADD, and ASD. By allowing the students to choose their workplace they are more attentive and motivated when it comes to learning.

Classrooms that are student-centered are successful!

My goal is to have a classroom setup that reduces stress and anxieties and promotes learning at its best. I love seeing all of my students succeed!

Mrs. Estep
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Gaiam Classic Balance Ball Chair – Exercise Stability Yoga Ball Premium Ergonomic Chair for Home and Office Desk with Air Pump, Exercise Guide and Satisfaction Guarantee, Blue • Amazon Business $62.98 4 $251.92
FDP SoftScape 18" Round Ottoman, Collaborative Flexible Seating for Kids, Teens, Adults, Furniture for Classrooms, Offices and Home, Junior 12" H, (4-Piece Set) - Assorted • Amazon Business $172.98 1 $172.98
ELONGDI Sensory Fidget Toys Set [ 21 Pack ] Bundle Sensory Toys Set - Fidget Pad/Mochi Toys/Squeeze-a-Bean/Magic Ball/Stretchy Strings/Bike Chain/Mesh Marble/Squeeze Toys/Fluffy Slime • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
EDsportshouse Sensory Fidget Toys Bundle(17 Pack),Sensory Fidget and Squeeze Widget for Relaxing Therapy,Stress Relief Fidget Hand Toys for Kids Adults with ADHD ADD Anxiety Autism & More • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99

Materials cost

$463.88

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.96

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$500.84

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$88.38

Total project goal

$589.22

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$589.22

7 Donors

-$373.00

Donations toward project cost

-$317.05

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$55.95

match offer

-$216.22

Match offer toward project cost

-$183.79

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.43

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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