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Ms. Cloud from Taft CA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Listening Center For 2nd Grade

Help me give my students a listening center, a CD player and headphones to further their comprehension skills.

  • $530 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My 2nd graders are some of the most eager, hardworking learners, and they are very driven to succeed. They truly love being at school. 64% of my kids are English learners and more than 80% come from low socioeconomic households.

My Project

Students from socioeconomically disadvantaged backgrounds statistically have gaps in their language, vocabulary, and reading skills. Research suggests that having repetitive, easy access to sophisticated language helps children assimilate tools for critical thinking. Listening centers are the perfect medium for providing children with such opportunities.

Hearing a book read on tape helps children focus on the sounds of words read without interruption and provides a model of fluent reading.

Many books on tape have interesting sound effects, music, and multiple narrators that are especially motivating and fun for young children. Help me expose my students to higher language skills, stronger vocabulary, and different genres of storytelling with the help of our very own classroom listening center.

Ms. Cloud
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
FF290 BestBuy Listening Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $229.00 1 $229.00
JJ665 Portable CD Player • Lakeshore Learning Materials $99.50 1 $99.50
FN2924C Listening Center Headphones • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 3 $50.97

Materials cost

$379.47

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$34.72

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.69

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$449.88

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$79.39

Total project goal

$529.27

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$529.27

8 Donors

-$352.27

Donations toward project cost

-$299.43

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$52.84

Matching donations from our partners

-$177.00

Match offers toward project cost

-$150.45

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.55

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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