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Ms. Schoening from Kansas City MO is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

The Power of Choice

Help me give my students the ability to take charge of their own learning, whether this be a choice of where they are sitting, the type of writing materials they are using, or the books they are reading.

  • $285 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Family is the word that comes to mind when I think of our school. Our "family" is made up of a diverse group of students, including military families, ethnicities, and different socioeconomic levels. Within our fourth grade family, our students are constantly exploring, learning and growing through a multitude of styles and strategies. It is my duty to help them reach their full potential as learners. My students are able to accomplish just that through hands on activities, stimulation, and cooperative learning.

My Project

By funding this project, fourth graders will be given the ability of choice. For example, flexible seating has become widely popular and by giving them choice of wobble disks or stools, it will allow them to have choices.

The power of choice goes hand and hand with all materials listed in this wishlist.

For example, giving my students choice of books by using different types of text such as magazines and meaningful picture books.

It is important to me and my students that they are in charge of their own learning. By funding this project, we will be another step closer to putting that plan in action.

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 23 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Norwood Commercial Furniture NOR-STOOLBB-SO Plastic Stack Stools, Black & Black • Amazon Business $59.56 1 $59.56
Learning Resources Magnetic Wands, Set of 24 • Amazon Business $50.47 1 $50.47
AFMAT Electric Pencil Sharpener Heavy Duty, Classroom Pencil Sharpener for 6.5-8mm No.2/Colored Pencils, UL Listed Professional Pencil Sharpener w/Stronger Helical Blade, Best School Pencil Sharpener • Amazon Business $28.00 1 $28.00
National Geographic Kids • Amazon Business $20.00 1 $20.00
Sharpie Flip Chart Markers, Bullet Tip, Assorted Colors, 2 Packs of 8 • Amazon Business $13.70 1 $13.70
Mr. Lincoln's Way • Amazon Business $13.67 1 $13.67
Black Mountain Products Exercise Balance Stability Disc with Hand Pump, Black • Amazon Business $12.98 1 $12.98
Thank You, Mr. Falker • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99

Materials cost

$208.37

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.13

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$241.50

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$42.62

Total project goal

$284.12

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$284.12

3 Donors

-$142.06

Donations toward project cost

-$120.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.31

match offer

-$142.06

Match offer toward project cost

-$120.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.31

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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