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Ms. Nguyen from San Jose CA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Wiggle While We Read!

Help me give my students engaging seating options and activities to increase their reading!

  • $374 goal

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My Students

I have up to 28 Kinder-6th grade students who receive special education support in my Resource Room. This Title I school is located in a low income area serving a majority of Latino and Vietnamese immigrant families.

Students have varying disabilities (ADHD, Autism, Dyslexia, etc) and would benefit from being in a structured classroom with set routines, organized materials, and flexible arrangements.

Despite the challenges students may face outside of school, they come with smiles on their faces. They continue to build their love for learning each day and are eager to learn about the world they live in.

My Project

My students have varying disabilities, many of which affect their ability to learn how to read, whether it be dyslexia or their inability to sustain focus. Therefore, reading has been difficult and laborious for my students.

I am constantly looking for different ways to make reading fun for students and help them become lifelong readers.

Currently, students have the option of using bean bags and yoga balls; however, adding different options of how they want to sit in my room as we read helps build motivation and engagement for these students and also reflects how we read as adults - how many of us enjoy sitting still in a chair with our book on a desk when we read for fun?! These stools will help build autonomy in my classroom by providing students with choice and will allow my students to wiggle as they read!

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 28 students.

6 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Fat Catalog Assorted Color Metal Stack Stool with Padded Seat, ALT1100SO (Pack of 5) • Amazon Business $45.47 1 $45.47
Educational Insights Phonics Dominoes - Long Vowels • Amazon Business $26.22 1 $26.22
Educational Insights Phonics Dominoes - Blends & Digraphs • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
Educational Insights Phonics Dominoes - Short Vowels • Amazon Business $21.39 1 $21.39
IMPERIAL (PP) - CLASSROOM SELECT • School Specialty $0.00 2 $0.00

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