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Mrs. Phelps from Phoenix AZ is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Changing The World One Phoneme At A Time

My students need Speech Buddies, articulation cards, headphones and a visual timer to help us with interactive Articulation Stations!

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My Students

My schools is a Title I school in a low income, high poverty area. It is the biggest elementary school in the state with around 1500 students ranging from preschool to 8th grade. The majority of the students who attend this school are English Language Learners. Often times they come to their first day of school not knowing any English at all.

As a Speech Language Pathologist, I work with students across all grade levels with varying disabilities.

Each student is unique in their needs, but they have the same goal: to learn. No matter the background, or the disability, I see the desire to learn new things in each one of my students.

My Project

This year in Speech Therapy we are taking a new approach to helping our students learn their speech sounds! Research shows that auditory bombardment, repetition, modeling, and practice all contribute to student success with articulation skills. By having access to Speech Buddy interactive tools and new articulation cards, we are able to provide our students with new ways to explore their speech skills.

Our new Articulation Stations will help us provide more of the repetition and practice that our students are in need of.

One of our stations will allow for student led practice using laptops and technology. By having access to this technology, our students are able to play games, listen to sounds, and receive auditory bombardment to help them hear the correct speech sound while working independently. The headphones will help facilitate independent work and allow for auditory bombardment of sounds. Another station will focus on various articulation activities to provide a hands on approach to learning speech sounds. The Speech Buddies will help our students not just hear the correct sounds, but also feel where the correct tongue placement is to make the sounds. By creating stations, we are allowing our students to learn their speech sounds in a variety of modalities!

Mrs. Phelps
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all 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 150 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Professional Set of Speech Therapy Tools by Speech Buddies • Amazon Business $279.00 1 $279.00
CARDS JUST R • School Specialty $8.40 1 $8.40
HEADPHONE -CALIFONE - LISTENING FIRST RED 2800-RD • School Specialty $7.59 1 $7.59
HEADPHONE - CALIFONE - LISTENING FIRST YELLOW 2800-YL • School Specialty $7.59 1 $7.59
TIME TIMER MOD CASE BLUE • School Specialty $7.09 1 $7.09
CARDS JUST R BLEND • School Specialty $6.67 1 $6.67
CARDS JUST L BLEND • School Specialty $6.67 1 $6.67

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