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Mrs. Medeiros from New Britain CT is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Children Are Made Readers on the Lap Of Their Parents.

Help me give my students a listening center that helps all of my students a way to build vocabulary concepts and fluency. many of my students do not have the experience of someone reading to them at home.

  • $561 goal

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My Students

Our school is a Title I school, which means a majority of our children come from low socioeconomic backgrounds. Our school district, like many others, has had budget cuts which has greatly impacted the supplies I am able to provide for my classroom. However, my students are eager and hungry to learn!

Many of my students do not have the experience of someone reading to them at home.

They do not know the joy of being able to listen to someone read to them while getting lost in an adventure of a book. I Many of my students are English language learners and need more exposure to the use of proper English being spoken to them. A listening center can really help with this!My new goal is to give my students a listening center where they can listen and follow along with books on tape. This will help to improve their vocabulary, fluency in reading as well as personal development to their use of the English language. Please help me get the supplies I need to in order to help them to meet their basic learning needs.

My Project

Many of my students do not have the experience of someone reading to them at home. They do not know the joy of being able to listen to someone read to them while getting lost in an adventure of a book. I teach a first and second grade classroom with many struggling learners. 17 out of 18 of my students are reading at a kindergarten reading level.This listening center will not only help to keep them engaged in learning but it will also help them build vocabulary skills, comprehension skills, and tools to help them build on speaking proper English. My students helped me to design this project by picking out the books they’d most be interested in listening to which makes them have a deeper interest in the books and this project. Let’s show them that once again the donors choose community supports them like you have in the past. Thank you

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

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
CE772 - Ready-To-Go Listening Center for 8 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $229.00 1 $229.00
RE652 - Rosa Parks Read-Along • Lakeshore Learning Materials $44.50 1 $44.50
RE645 - Elephants of Africa Read-Along • Lakeshore Learning Materials $44.50 1 $44.50
RE708 - Reaching for the Moon Read-Along • Lakeshore Learning Materials $44.50 1 $44.50
RE163 - Sharks Read-Along • Lakeshore Learning Materials $44.50 1 $44.50
RE909 - Planets Read-Along • Lakeshore Learning Materials $32.50 1 $32.50
FREE SHIPPING • Lakeshore Learning Materials $0.00 1 $0.00

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