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Mrs. Carpenter from Tampa FL is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Wobble While You Work

My students need alternative seating options including balance balls and stools.

  • $495 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach at a Title I school with a high population of ESOL students. I am constantly amazed by my students' desire to learn and the amount of determination they have to succeed. One of the best ways I have found to provide for all of my students' diverse needs is hands-on learning and technology integration. Technology is able to bring to life many of the abstract concepts that my students are learning about and allows them to interact with a concept, instead of merely reading about it.

Students who are actively engaged are able to learn more and at a deeper level.

Technology allows us to tailor the education to meet the educational and cultural needs of the students.

My Project

We expect more out of students today then ever before. While the rest of out students lives are on the move they are required to sit still in the classroom for 8 hours a day. This is a task that many teacher find hard to accomplish. Flexible seating allows students to keep moving while still in their seat working.

I want to create to class atmosphere where all students feel comfortable so they can focus on their education.

Flexible seating is especially important both to our ESE students, students dealing with stresses and the wiggle worms. Many of my students are dealing with less then ideal conditions at home including students who are displaced by hurricane Maria from Puerto Rico. These stresses can make focusing on school a challenge when they have so mush nervous energy. Flexible seating serves two purposes most obviously it allows students to fidget if needed and secondly gives students a sense of control when they get to choose the best seating for them.

Thank you for helping create a classroom that supports every learner.

Mrs. Carpenter
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 180 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kore Patented WOBBLE Chair, Made in the USA, Active Sitting for Toddler, Pre-School, Kids, and Pre-Teens; Kids don't have to sit still anymore - "The BEST seat in any Classroom"! - Black • Amazon Business $79.99 3 $239.97
Gaiam Kids Stay-N-Play Children's Inflatable Balance Ball Desk Chair With Stability Legs - Flexible Classroom Seating, Blue, 52cm • Amazon Business $16.98 5 $84.90
Norwood Commercial Furniture NOR-1101AC-SO Plastic Stack Stools, 17.75" Height, 11.75" Width, 11.75" Length, Assorted Colors (Pack of 5) • Amazon Business $59.58 1 $59.58

Materials cost

$384.45

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.77

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$420.22

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$74.16

Total project goal

$494.38

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$494.38

1 Donor

-$164.79

Donations toward project cost

-$140.07

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.72

match offer

-$329.59

Match offer toward project cost

-$280.15

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$49.44

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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