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Mrs. Hessman from Aledo IL is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Welcome Flex Seating!

My students need these items as part of their differentiated learning styles along with a variety of lighting and tables as we begin our journey together with flex seating.

  • $653 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am looking at implementing flex seating into my classroom in order to increase student enthusiasm, learning behaviors, and a positive classroom environment conducive to different learning styles. I am a first year teacher hoping to enable my students with life long lessons and techniques to achieve the optimal learning experience!

I believe that by increasing student's decision making skills, they will be able to better learn skills that will enable them for life.

By implementing flex seating, students will be able to choose how and where they learn in my classroom.

My Project

My intention as a first year teacher is to implement a variety of seating arrangements, lighting, and desk/table ideas so that students can choose to sit so that they learn best in my room.

My goal this year, along with the common core standards, will be to empower the students in a positive way, so that they will enjoy learning and optimize their success.

In order to achieve this sense of empowerment and success,

I feel like it is important to provide them with ample opportunities to choose and decide the way they learn best, which will substantially lower negative behavior and promote self learning and success.

Mrs. Hessman
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Safco Products 1204GR Alphabetter Stand-Up Desk with Swinging Footrest Bar, 28" x 20" Premium Top with Book Box, Gray Top/Black Frame • Amazon Business $292.29 1 $292.29
Kore Office Chair: Wobble Chair - Standing Desk Chair, Active Sitting, Adjustable stool for Office - Adjusts from 18-25", Black Fabric Everyday Plus • Amazon Business $142.49 1 $142.49
Ikea 101.398.79" NOT Floor Uplight Lamp 69-inch includes IKEA LED Light Bulb E26 5W 400 Lumen • Amazon Business $22.99 2 $45.98
Limelights LT2024-TEL Brushed Steel Lamp with Charging Outlet and Fabric Shade, Teal • Amazon Business $18.19 2 $36.38

Materials cost

$517.14

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.76

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$554.90

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$97.92

Total project goal

$652.82

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$652.82

6 Donors

-$501.94

Donations toward project cost

-$440.15

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$61.79

match offer

-$135.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$114.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$15.88

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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