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Mrs. Geouge from Burnsville NC is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

A Pen In My Pocket!

Help me give my students the ability to access age appropriate, grade level texts that are comparable to the literature being read by their peers.

  • $202 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are all middle school EC students. This means that they have been identified as having special academic needs and are served through the Exceptional Children's program. The majority of my students have been diagnosed with a specific learning disability, an intellectual impairment, dyslexia, or autism.

Traditional learning is difficult for my students.

Many are still working toward mastery of very basic reading, writing and math skills.

My Project

This Pen Scanner is a convenient portable tool to support independent reading and literacy. The reading pen comes with monolingual dictionaries providing word definition and supports independent reading and learning for students who otherwise have limited choices when it comes to independent reading. This can open up a whole new world of literary choices for the struggling reader. Since my students are in middle school, they are more aware of the reading choices of their friends and classmates. Students can pick books and novels that exceed their independent reading level.

Mrs. Geouge
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 30 students.

3 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Scanmarker Air Pen Scanner | OCR Digital Highlighter and Reading Pen | Wireless | Text to Speech | Multilingual | Language Translation | Compatible with Mac, Windows, iOS, Android | Black • Amazon Business $129.00 1 $129.00

Materials cost

$129.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$10.06

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.94

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$171.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$30.18

Total project goal

$201.18

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$201.18

3 Donors

-$201.18

Donations toward project cost

-$171.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.18

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$0.00

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