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Ms. Kelsey from Chicago IL is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Cool! I Can Choose Which Book I Want to Listen to?

My students need 5 portable CD/cassette players to use during guided reading and literacy centers.

  • $685 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

I only have 1 CD/Cassette player in my room. Many times the story that has been chosen isn't one that a child would necessarily choose. I want to give students the opportunity to be able to choose to listen to their own story on CD or cassette player. The portable CD players allow for students to hear fluent readers daily and allow them to then respond to what they heard.

One hundred percent of my students are considered low-income and do not have the "extras" they deserve such as supplies at school AND at home. They do not have books and the neighborhood is too dangerous to walk to the public library.

I need 5 small CD/cassette players so students can choose which book they would like to listen to during guided reading and literacy centers. You provide the equipment and I can "dub" the tapes and burn the CDs.

You will make it possible to give my students a choice and become excited by what they are able to read!!

Ms. Kelsey
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 28 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
VB549 - CD & Cassette Player/Recorder • Lakeshore Learning $99.00 5 $495.00

Materials cost

$495.00

Vendor shipping charges

$49.50

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.43

Fulfillment labor & materials

$9.00

Total project cost

$560.92

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$123.13

Total project goal

$684.05

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$684.05

1 Donor

-$684.05

Donations toward project cost

-$560.92

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$123.13

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$0.00

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