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

Create a Magical World of Reading Through Listening and Seeing for Special Education Students

The cost of a listening center set with CD/cassette player and an overhead projector is $589, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $605 goal

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I am a special education teacher at Walsh. My students learn in many modes such as visual, auditory, and hands on. We would like to be able to hear as well as see a story that is being presented. We would like to have a listening center and an overhead projector for our class. Since I teach a variety of disabilities (mild to severe cognitive impaired, severe learning disabilities, and behavior disorders) I could use these machines to open up the magical world of reading for my wonderful and curious students. These machines would allow my auditory students to listen to a selection on tape or CD. My visual students would use the overhead for processing material the way they learn best. Also an overhead would allow me to reach all of them versus one at a time to practice good writing skills and spelling and to learn good comprehension techniques. Some examples of how we would use these materials would be: listen to Open Court stories at the first grade level; read them together orally; and finally re-read the story while listening to the tape for a review of the material. (This can be done while the teacher is working with others on skills and practice.) The overhead can help them to work on Venn diagrams, to correct their sentences using group discussion, and learn how to relate what they heard to what they see. If you choose to help us I know that my students will have some resources that will truly help them in their quest to read and comprehend what they are reading.

Mrs. B.
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 15 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
OVERHEAD PROJECTOR 3000 LUMEN -- Apollo 3000 Lumens Overhead Projector • Quill Corporation $224.99 1 $224.99
Listening Center Set with CD/Cassette Player • Childcraft, Inc. $199.99 1 $199.99

Materials cost

$424.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$496.10

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$108.90

Total project goal

$605.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$605.00

3 Donors

-$553.87

Donations toward project cost

-$497.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$56.87

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$52.23

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$0.00

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