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Mrs. Colapietro from Providence RI is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Leap Frog AV Learning Center

Help me give my students access to online interventions via Starfall, 6 portable dvd players and accompanying Leap Frog literacy and math videos to help my most struggling students learn their letters and numbers during centers!

  • $852 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Who are my students? They are future engineers, mathematicians, philosophers, doctors, lawyers, or anything they can dream of! The children in my classroom are curious, resilient, persevere, intelligent, and above all, compassionate. They care for each other and they show it every day in their actions! Although they are only 5 years old, they are wise beyond their years. They go out of their way to include all of their classmates in activities and never let someone sit alone. They truly are an impressive little bunch!

My Project

The online program, Starfall.com is an engaging, fun tool that all students can use to supplement their learning. However, struggling students and advanced students can use this engaging website to scaffold their foundational literacy and math skills. The compact, portable DVD players and accompanying Leap Frog literacy and math videos will help my most struggling students to continue learning their alphabet and numbers while their higher-level peers are working on word building.

At this point in the school year, most students have mastered all of their letters, corresponding sounds and numbers; however, a small group of my students are still struggling quite a bit and desperately need something extra to help them master these critical foundational skills.

Having their own personal DVD player to watch these high-quality videos will give them an additional avenue in which they can practice letters and numbers so that they too can start building words!

Mrs. Colapietro
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Starfall Early Learning • Starfall $270.00 1 $270.00
ieGeek 12.5" Portable DVD Player, Car Travel DVD Players with 5 Hrs Rechargeable Battery, Region-Free Video Player with HD Swivel Screen for Kids Elderly, Remote Control, Sync TV, USB&SD, Purple • Amazon Business $51.99 5 $259.95
LeapFrog: Learning DVD Set • Amazon Business $13.99 6 $83.94
ieGeek 12.5" Portable DVD Player, Car Travel DVD Players with 5 Hrs Rechargeable Battery, Region-Free Video Player with HD Swivel Screen for Kids Elderly, Remote Control, Sync TV, USB&SD, Black • Amazon Business $69.99 1 $69.99

Materials cost

$683.88

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.26

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$724.14

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$127.79

Total project goal

$851.93

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$851.93

3 Donors

-$816.93

Donations toward project cost

-$694.39

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$122.54

match offer

-$35.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$29.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$5.25

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$0.00

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