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Mrs. Lindsey from Austell GA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Audio Books Make Awesome Readers

My students need audio books to improve their reading! When students are able to listen to exciting, fluent readers they grow as readers!

  • $449 goal

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My Students

This year in fourth grade we are doing something new! I have a wonderful classroom of 21 students and they are full of energy! My 11 boys and 10 girls definitely keep me on my toes all day long ! These kids are excited and motivated to get the most out of their academic school day.

My primary goal is inspiring my students to develop knowledge in an engaging way to promote life long learners.

This is my fifth year teaching and my first year in a Title 1 school. I have enjoyed the new challenges and blessings! Come join my Harry Potter class room and experience a magical learning environment!

In our classroom we work with a lot of individualized small group instruction. My students are learning to use their time efficiently and take responsibility for their own learning.

My Project

Where else can someone see the Great Wall of China, slay a dragon, walk alongside Martin Luther King Jr, or fly on the millennium falcon through space? Why through the pages of books! Our world may be constantly changing but the need for reading stays constant. Using audio books in the classroom is a great way to introduce literature that a student might not be able to independently read. Audio books can increase word exposure, build vocabulary, increase confidence of readers, and gives kids the example of fluent and interesting readers.

Struggling readers are able to listen to dynamic speakers while increasing their own reading ability.

Exposed to audio books will improve the skills for reluctant readers and will take affluent readers to the next level!

Mrs. Lindsey
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 21 students.

16 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
GPX PC301B Portable CD Player with Stereo Earbuds and Anti-Skip Protection (PC301B) • Amazon Business $16.75 5 $83.75
The Search for WondLa • AKJ Education $25.54 1 $25.54
CD-The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (AUDIO) • AKJ Education $20.08 1 $20.08
Energizer AA Batteries, Double A Battery Max Alkaline (48 Count) E91DP2-24 • Amazon Business $18.98 1 $18.98
Esperanza Rising • AKJ Education $18.25 1 $18.25
The Search for WondLa • Amazon Business $15.93 1 $15.93
Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library • AKJ Education $14.59 1 $14.59
The Tale of Despereaux Being the Stor:y of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup and a Spool of Thread • AKJ Education $14.59 1 $14.59
Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library • AKJ Education $5.83 2 $11.66
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe • AKJ Education $5.83 2 $11.66
Frindle • AKJ Education $5.83 2 $11.66
Frindle • AKJ Education $10.94 1 $10.94
Fortunately, the Milk • AKJ Education $10.21 1 $10.21
Cracking the Wall The Struggles of the Little Rock Nine • AKJ Education $5.07 2 $10.14
Secret Agent Jack Stalwart: Book 2: The Search for the Sunken Treasure: Australia (The Secret Agent Jack Stalwart Series) • Amazon Business $4.79 2 $9.58
Who Was Jackie Robinson? • AKJ Education $4.37 2 $8.74
Fortunately, the Milk • AKJ Education $4.37 2 $8.74
Secret Agent Jack Stalwart • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
The Tale of Despereaux • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Who Was Jackie Robinson? • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10

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