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Mrs. Stansbury from Port Arthur TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Creating Lifelong Readers

My students need a wireless headphone set that will allow them to engage in stories while listening anywhere in the classroom. Informational Read-Alongs will expose my students to nonfiction and expository texts.

  • $653 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a third grade reading teacher at a low-income, Title 1 school in Port Arthur, Texas. My students face many challenges. Hurricane Harvey has made those challenges more difficult for my students and their families.

Despite the obstacles that Hurricane Harvey has brought my school community, my students show up every day ready to learn.

They are eager and excited to come to school and learn new things. I want my classroom to be a safe and engaging environment for my students.

My Project

I want my students to walk into a print-rich environment every day. I want to provide them with a variety of texts consisting of different genres. I have a growing classroom library that I take great pride in and my students love to get their hands on the books. Having my students listen to read-alongs is just another engaging way for the books to come to life. It will also assist struggling readers and auditory learners.

I want to instill a love of reading into each one on my students.

They deserve every opportunity to be exposed to as many books and genres as possible. I believe that students who love reading have a greater chance of academic and future success. I want to inspire them to love reading as much as I do.

Mrs. Stansbury
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 60 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DD518 - Wireless Classroom Headphones Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $199.00 1 $199.00
RE435X - I Can Read! Read-Alongs - Level 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $139.00 1 $139.00
RE905X - Informational Text Read-Alongs - Level 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $139.00 1 $139.00
CR693 - I Can Read! Readers - Level 3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.50 1 $39.50

Materials cost

$516.50

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.75

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$554.25

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$97.81

Total project goal

$652.06

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$652.06

1 Donor

-$326.03

Donations toward project cost

-$277.13

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$48.90

match offer

-$326.02

Match offer toward project cost

-$277.12

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$48.90

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.01

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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