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Mrs. May-Jones from Norfolk VA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

When It's Hard to Sit...Stand!

Help me give my students a flexible seating option with this standing desk.

  • $726 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach about 50 fourth graders Math and Science in an urban neighborhood. This diverse group of learners includes general ed., gifted, and inclusions students.

I love that my students are eager to learn new concepts and get just as excited about Math and Science as I do.

They all have such a wide range of abilities: some are great at using their social skills to encourage their peers, while others demonstrate excellent leadership skills by having integrity and making the right choices all the time. One special quality about my students is that they are always willing to work together. When they are given group assignments and activities they surprise me with the way they are able to gather ideas and use their individual abilities to contribute to the group. A super creative bunch of students!

My Project

The standing desk will give my students, who have a difficult time sitting, an opportunity to stand, burn extra energy, and still be able to focus on their learning.

When student's needs are met, it makes for a more nurturing learning environment.

Students will feel comfortable using the standing desk during special science investigations, as well as, their normal day to day learning.

At times it becomes a challenge for students to be comfortable in traditional students desks. They often kneel in their seats or arrange themselves in a way that makes it hard for other students to see...the standing desk will be set up in an area where students feel confident using it as well as comfortable.

Mrs. May-Jones
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC722 - Flex-Space Mobile Standing Desk for Two • Lakeshore Learning Materials $449.00 1 $449.00
LC637 - Flex-Space Height-Adjustable Stool • Lakeshore Learning Materials $129.00 1 $129.00

Materials cost

$578.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.67

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$616.67

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$108.82

Total project goal

$725.49

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$725.49

1 Donor

-$616.67

Donations toward project cost

-$616.67

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$108.82

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$0.00

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