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Ms. Ritzinger from Portland OR is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Everyone Has Ideas to Share!

Help me give my students C-Pen readers, a tool that helps them find answers to their questions.

  • $633 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The children in my fifth grade classroom are curious and love learning. We use a variety of learning strategies, technological tools, group work, and alternative seating to give each other what we need to learn.

Each child is aware that everyone has different strengths which enable them to learn in different ways.

Some students prefer visual learning while others choose aural, reading/writing, and/or kinesthetic activities. Knowing that we all have individual strengths helps us build empathy for each other as we seek to overcome our challenges.

My Project

Every child wants to seek answers to their questions, but some cannot read the text that matches their intellect and maturity. Almost twenty percent of the students in my classroom face severe learning challenges that hinder their ability to work independently.

The C-Pen is a device that reads any text to a child anywhere!

With this device in our classroom, all students can access the same information as their peers. This builds confidence in students because they can develop their ideas and share them with peers. True learning comes from the synergy between inquisitive minds and helps students develop higher level thinking and problem solving skills they need for a technologically advanced world.

Ms. Ritzinger
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
C-Pen Reader • Amazon Business $250.00 2 $500.00

Materials cost

$500.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$537.50

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$94.85

Total project goal

$632.35

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$632.35

7 Donors

-$632.35

Donations toward project cost

-$537.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$94.85

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$0.00

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