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Mrs. Douglas from Somerville TX is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Welcoming Flexible Seating

My students need stability ball chairs and balancing pods to allow for more comfortable seating to allow moving and support for core strength while working to master their mathematical skills.

  • $255 goal

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My Students

The best of the best, that is the only way to describe my students! While diverse with many different learning styles, each of my scholars has a common goal of being successful. Some of my students will only receive the help they need to reach their goal at school, leaving it up to me to make sure that I use every avenue possible to ensure they understand each lesson and are able to analyze questions based on real-world application. Though Hurricane Harvey may have changed a lot of lives, my students' love of learning and their eagerness to be their best has not been altered.

I am always looking to enhance the learning opportunities in my classroom for the various types of learners that I have each year.

While Hurricane Harvey may have taken a lot from a lot of families, my students' willingness to work hard and learn has not changed.

My Project

Through flexible seating, my scholars have a chance to get comfortable and solely focus on their learning that is taking place in the classroom. My students could strongly benefit from having stability ball chairs and balancing pods in the classroom to allow for fidgeting, comfort, and support.

The traditional classroom atmosphere is quickly disappearing because times have changed tremendously, and so many teachers are implementing flexible seating.

My students become engaged in their learning while being able to have educational peer talk without focusing on comfort.

While we are working hard to master our math facts and understand how to successfully perform the math operations, I want my students to worry less about being still and feel free to move if that is what suits them best, especially the kinesthetic learners.

Mrs. Douglas
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Gaiam Balance Ball Chair - Classic Yoga Ball Chair with 52cm Stability Ball, Pump & Exercise Guide for Home or Office, Black • Amazon Business $79.98 2 $159.96
Yes4All Balance Pods Hedgehog Balancing Pods - Set 6 • Amazon Business $23.21 1 $23.21

Materials cost

$183.17

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.75

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$215.92

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$38.10

Total project goal

$254.02

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$254.02

3 Donors

-$165.00

Donations toward project cost

-$140.25

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.75

match offer

-$89.02

Match offer toward project cost

-$75.67

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.35

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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