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Mrs. Ferro from Stamford CT is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Fresh Reading Start for Ferro's Finest Students

Help me give my students the opportunity to become the best readers that they can be! A new reading cart and brand new reading library can really be an amazing support in getting my special education students reading!

  • $996 goal

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My Students

My students are unique learners who love school even though it may be difficult for them at times. All of my students are special education students who struggle with reading, writing, and mathematics. They have a difficult time accessing the curriculum because they struggle the most in reading.

My students are the most hard working children that I know.

All of my students put forth a huge amount of effort and have a love for learning. They come into school every day with a huge smile and positive energy. I want their confidence to grow by teaching them how to become stronger readers. I want them to be successful in life and by helping them learn to read, I think that I will be setting them up for huge success.

My Project

My special education students have a love for school. They struggle every day but always put their best foot forward. To build their confidence, I am focusing on strengthening their reading skills. They need to be able to read in order to access the curriculum as well as be able to function in life when they are older.

My students are noticeably more engaged in their work and less disruptive of their peers when they are confident in themselves and their abilities to learn.

With a new magnetic reading easel that comes with all of the bells and whistles as well as improved reading tools that I can use daily in my classroom, my students will be able to focus on the fundamentals of reading. They will benefit from Silver Moon Spelling Rules and a new Developing Fluency Reading Kit because their reading skills will be sharpened. My special education students also can strengthen their ability to regulate their frustrations and emotions by utilizing an In the Jar Emotions Kit. I hope that you will help my students grow so that their lives will be brighter and more successful.

Mrs. Ferro
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
Nasco Magnetic Reading Center • Nasco $349.95 1 $349.95
Developing Reading Fluency Introductory Kit • Nasco $194.95 1 $194.95
Silver Moon Spelling Rules Rule Match Game Set • Nasco $69.95 1 $69.95
5 Ws Fiction and Nonfiction Binder • Nasco $51.95 1 $51.95
Elementary Level Remedial Package • Nasco $34.95 1 $34.95
In a Jar Game Set • Nasco $29.95 1 $29.95

Materials cost

$731.70

Vendor shipping charges

$73.17

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.98

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$845.85

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$149.27

Total project goal

$995.12

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$995.12

7 Donors

-$924.00

Donations toward project cost

-$845.85

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$78.15

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$71.12

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$0.00

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