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Mrs. Kostick from Margate FL is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Easel 1, Easel 2, an Easel for You and Me!

My students need a Double-Wide teaching easel to improve their literacy skills in both individual and group interactive activities.

  • $572 goal

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My Students

I am a first grade teacher in a Title I school. My students are low income and come from diverse backgrounds. Many students are in need of guidance and lack the basic skills necessary for success. They have the willingness to learn, yet lack the resources and materials at home to do so. Many of the families work two jobs and cannot devote their time to helping their children with their schoolwork. Therefore; it is often left with an older sibling or grandparent to help at home if they are able. Unfortunately; many are not able to do so for a variety of reasons. Together we can achieve anything.

My Project

The Double Wide Teaching Easel will give my students the ability to practice their skills in a variety of specific ways. My students will use it for small group instruction, whole group instruction, and independent practice. One of the techniques I implement in the classroom is “I do; we do; you do”. The easel provides a solution that allows students to feel comfortable seeing what I do, what their peers do, and how they can also do. Because of the versatility of the easel, students can see my model of letter formation by using the ‘write and wipe’ side. Then, they will have the opportunity to participate and use the ‘lined side’ to practice.

Ultimately, it will be a great learning tool for students that really need it!

The Double Wide Teaching Easel also has a place for hanging pocket charts for students to easily access. Pocket charts are used for vocabulary building, word sorts, word families, math skills, etc. With minimal space in a crowded classroom, this will be very helpful.

The easel will also be used with chart paper for the students to interact with story retell, character traits and a variety of other lessons. The students will be able to reach easily to manipulate and write and continue to strengthen their learning.

Mrs. Kostick
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
JJ516 - Double-Wide Teaching Easel with Locking Casters • Lakeshore Learning Materials $349.00 1 $349.00
CE234 - Student CD Player • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 2 $99.98

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