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Mrs. Bloomer from Apex NC is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Diverse Books for Diverse Kids

Help me give my students access to diverse books that will help them grow as readers and speakers! These bilingual books represent their languages and cultures.

  • $269 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

What makes my students special? To this I say, "What doesn't?" In my world, all students are special. Each child comes from a different background but all for the same purpose: to grow socially and emotionally as individuals and to learn.

This year, I will be working with a diverse set of energetic, excited, and motivated first-grade students.

These students come from a range of socio-economic backgrounds, many from lower-income families. They are a mix of ethnic backgrounds, including many English Language Learners. My students also have to varying social-emotional and physical needs. Some students have ADD or ADHD, some have fine or gross motor challenges, and more.

Each, and every student, no matter who they are, deserves to be taught at his/her learning point and to love learning. Teaching students to love learning is what I love to do!

My Project

Many classrooms are filled with diverse sets of kiddos. My classroom is no different. This year I have the privilege of teaching my first graders not only to read but teaching many of them how to speak and write in English, which is their second language. Many of my English Language Learners speak a different language when they go home.

It is my desire to add a section in my classroom library with bilingual books so that children can have access to them at school, and, in turn, have the ability to take them home to share.

Students and their families will not only be able to read these books in their native language and in English, but they will also see their culture represented in books. These books will increase access to the cultural wealth of different individuals in my classroom.

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DD560X - Vocabulary Development Photo Card Libraries - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $95.00 1 $95.00
Separate Is Never Equal • AKJ Education $13.27 1 $13.27
Maybe Something Beautiful • AKJ Education $12.59 1 $12.59
The Very Hungry Caterpillar (La oruga muy hambrienta) • AKJ Education $10.99 1 $10.99
Mama and Me (Mama and Me) • AKJ Education $9.34 1 $9.34
Cinco Monitos Brincando en la Cama (Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed) • AKJ Education $3.31 2 $6.62
My First Bilingual Little Reader: Level A • AKJ Education $6.23 1 $6.23
Bear at Home (Oso en casa) • AKJ Education $5.00 1 $5.00
Un día con viento (A Windy Day) • AKJ Education $2.00 2 $4.00
Un día nublado (A Cloudy Day) • AKJ Education $2.00 2 $4.00
Un Dia Soleado (A Sunny Day) • AKJ Education $1.85 2 $3.70
Manchita, la vaquita torpe • AKJ Education $1.80 2 $3.60
Tornadoes (DK Readers) • AKJ Education $1.75 2 $3.50
Un día nevado (A Snowy Day) • AKJ Education $1.75 2 $3.50

Materials cost

$181.34

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$14.14

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.72

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$228.20

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$40.27

Total project goal

$268.47

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$268.47

1 Donor

-$134.49

Donations toward project cost

-$114.32

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.17

match offer

-$133.98

Match offer toward project cost

-$113.88

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.10

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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