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Ms. Martin from Saint Louis MO is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

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My students need literary DVD resources to make real world connections to become effective readers and writers.

  • $472 goal

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Digital Learners make teaching exciting! I teach Freshman Literature in a high-need community. My students are very energetic and loves to discuss new learning ideas and strategies. My students are being prepared for college through traditional and interactive learning strategies. My lessons plan includes a combination of teaching strategies to reach diverse learners and prepare students for extended learning opportunities.

I have the challenge and opportunity to increase the reading and writing achievement scores in a district that has been failing for many years. My students continue to respond well to digital material. I have seen an increase in progress by adding more technology into my lesson planning.

I need literary DVDs that clearly illustrate literary elements, reading, and writing strategies. Students will be able to make real world connections and benefit greatly from viewing a character performing or explaining a skill or concept. For example, the literary element symbolism can be illustrated through visual scenes or examples. Students can gain a clear understanding by viewing a literary element versus being taught through lecture.

Your support will add quality technological lessons and greatly increase my students educational process. My students are eager to learn and enjoys being challenged.

Ms. Martin
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 75 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Rock 'N Learn: Writing Strategies • Barnes and Noble $17.99 1 $17.99
Light Speed Writing: Become a Writer • Barnes and Noble $13.49 1 $13.49
Light Speed Writing: Your Own Writing • Barnes and Noble $13.49 1 $13.49
A School of Their Own: Reading, Writing and Revolution in Nepal Debra Kaufman • Barnes and Noble $17.99 1 $17.99
Standard Deviants: Career Enhancement • Barnes and Noble $62.99 1 $62.99
Investigative Reports: Generation Rx - Reading, Writing, and Ritalin • Barnes and Noble $22.49 1 $22.49
The Reading Room Georg Stanford Brown, James Earl Jones, Douglas Spain, Tim Reid • Barnes and Noble $7.19 1 $7.19
Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives Ed Bell, Thomas Lennin, Thomas Lennon • Barnes and Noble $17.99 1 $17.99
Shape Of The World • Barnes and Noble $53.99 1 $53.99
Just the Facts: Understanding Literature - The Elements of Fiction • Barnes and Noble $13.49 1 $13.49
Just the Facts: Understanding Literature - The Elements of Drama • Barnes and Noble $13.49 1 $13.49
Just the Facts: Understanding Literature - The Elements of Poetry • Barnes and Noble $13.49 1 $13.49
Great Ladies of Literature: Austen/Eliot/Bronte • Barnes and Noble $26.99 1 $26.99
Just The Facts: Understanding Literature • Barnes and Noble $31.49 1 $31.49

Materials cost

$326.56

Vendor shipping charges

$32.66

State sales tax

$13.81

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.90

Fulfillment labor & materials

$9.00

Total project cost

$386.94

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$84.94

Total project goal

$471.88

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$471.88

2 Donors

-$235.94

Donations toward project cost

-$193.47

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.47

match offer

-$235.94

Match offer toward project cost

-$193.47

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.47

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$0.00

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