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Mrs. Gouge from Mars Hill NC is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Becoming Better Readers!

My students need these Amazon Fire Tablets to listen to books in order to build Fluency.

  • $598 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students live in a low-income, high-poverty community in the heart of Western North Carolina. Most students in this school qualify for free/reduced lunch. Our school is in the center of the Appalachian Mountains and has mostly farm land surrounding it. They are growing and learning in the same small, tight knit, school community that inspired me to be a teacher.

The students in my classroom work very hard to excel in their school work and be leaders in the classroom.

The students in my classroom love to read and I want them to be successful in all areas of their lives!

My Project

My students are in need of a way to listen to books as a Daily 5 center during our Reading class. In order to build fluency, students need to hear books being read, not just read them to themselves. My students will do this center one day per week, while also writing about what they have listened to. These Amazon Fire's would allow my children to access the internet and numerous book apps that already have the leveled books available to them. Having these in my classroom will allow my students to have easy access to technology and be able to go anywhere in the room to listen to reading.

Mrs. Gouge
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 16 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Amazon - Fire 7 - 7'- Tablet - 8GB 7th Generation, 2017 Release - Marine Blue • Best Buy Education $51.06 3 $153.18
Amazon - Fire 7 - 7'- Tablet - 8GB 7th Generation, 2017 Release - Punch Red • Best Buy Education $51.06 3 $153.18
Amazon - Cover Case for Amazon Fire HD 8 (7th Generation, 2017 Release) - Charcoal Black • Best Buy Education $26.18 5 $130.90

Materials cost

$437.26

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$34.11

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.56

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$507.93

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$89.63

Total project goal

$597.56

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$597.56

6 Donors

-$298.77

Donations toward project cost

-$253.96

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.81

match offer

-$298.79

Match offer toward project cost

-$253.97

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.82

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$0.00

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