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Mrs. Urbanek from Saint Louis MO is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Building Literacy: An Ear-Resistable Approach

Help me give my students headphones to maximize and grow their literacy learning!

  • $413 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

In my second-grade class, learners come to school each day eager to learn and grow as important members of our classroom community!

My learners love using their hands and hearts to understand the world around them.

Our school is a small, STEAM charter school that focuses on inquiry and project-based learning. My students come from a variety of socioeconomic backgrounds, but they don't let their circumstances define them. We make sure to instill in each learner that they are capable of greatness.

My Project

Reading opens up many doors for students to be able to succeed in all subjects throughout the school day. Many of my learners struggle academically due to low reading levels and are unable to read books that truly interest them. As they continue to grow their reading skills, technology provides them the autonomy to learn on an individualized level. Technology offers supplemental support to my learners when I am unable to give them the one-on-one they need.

Through the use of headphones, my learners will be guided through additional phonics lessons, read stories with assistance, and be more independent.

Headphones will help give my learners the extra assistance they require to be ready to learn.

Mrs. Urbanek
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, 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.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kids Headphones - noot products K11 Foldable Stereo Tangle-Free 3.5mm Jack Wired Cord On-Ear Headset for Children/Teens/Boys/Girls/Smartphones/School/Kindle/Airplane Travel/Plane/Tablet (Navy/Teal) • Amazon Business $16.99 18 $305.82
HAWORTHS Pack Of 25 Large 7" X 5" Pouch Bags - Elegant Velvet Drawstring Bags Jewelry Pouches for Jewelry, Gifts, Event Supplies (Blue) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99

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