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Ms. Powers from Forest Park GA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Encouraging Early Readers

Help me give my students Hand2mind Literacy for small group instruction to promote them to be eager readers.

  • $367 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach a diverse and incredible class of motivated students. My students come from low income homes. My kindergarten students are full of imagination and curiosity. They are also little sponges ready to soak up the material presented. This enables them to ask more questions and increase their learning.

My classroom includes children with learning disabilities who are experiencing poverty.

As you are aware, kindergarten is the foundation, and, for a majority of students, it is the first learning experience outside of home. Therefore, it is important that they are encouraged to be learners for life.

My Project

My students will show tremendous growth by using VersaTiles during our Reading block. With this engaging resource students will stay interested via play, while still learning. Students think it is a game, even though it is a learning tool. This is a great resource for young minds because they have to self check their responses and allows the teacher to provide immediate feedback and assess students understanding. VersaTiles will be used by all students in the classroom as a source of enrichment for on level and above level students and will be utilized for tutoring for struggling learners. Because VersaTiles is a hands on resource it will help students learn better because they are using manipulatives during reading.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
hand2mind VersaTiles Literacy Classroom Set, an Independent Self-Checking & Skill Practicing System (Grade K), Aligned to State and National Standards • Amazon Business $259.95 1 $259.95

Materials cost

$259.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$17.94

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.90

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$311.79

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$55.02

Total project goal

$366.81

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$366.81

8 Donors

-$184.00

Donations toward project cost

-$156.40

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.60

match offer

-$182.81

Match offer toward project cost

-$155.39

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.42

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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