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Mrs. Williams from Detroit MI is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Firsties Thirsty for Literacy!

Help me give my students a listen to reading center to increase reading fluency and comprehension!

  • $745 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Hi There! I am a first grade teacher in Detroit, Michigan and I have a rambunctious group of twenty six, 1st grade scholars who light up my world each and every day. I call them my Fabulous Firsties and our classroom is our little home and we love each other like family when we are there. These children are fun and vibrant and have given me lots of love, great laughs, and stories to last a lifetime.

My awesome scholars love coming to school each day in spite of the challenges and circumstances that some of them experience daily in their home lives.

They are tiny but fiercely resilient. I learn so much from them each day and I simply want to return the favor by teaching the EVERYTHING they need know to be successful in their future endeavors.

My Project

The scholars in this demographic are severely low in reading but they love technology. They are expected to reach a certain level by the end of the year with limited resources and short window of time. I want to submerge my students in literacy in every way possible. These tablets will expose the students to more literature than they could access otherwise and keep them engaged longer than standard text.

Listening to reading allows students to hear what fluent readers sound like.

It will also teach them how to read fluently and with expression independently. During small group reading lessons, I can focus on the needs of my students and have others independently reading books, listening to reading, working on writing or working with peers. Our classroom would greatly benefit from this donation and would be eternally grateful.

Mrs. Williams
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Samsung - Galaxy Tab E Lite 7'8GB - Black • Best Buy Education $98.99 6 $593.94

Materials cost

$593.94

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.91

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$632.85

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$111.68

Total project goal

$744.53

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$744.53

1 Donor

-$373.00

Donations toward project cost

-$317.05

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$55.95

match offer

-$371.53

Match offer toward project cost

-$315.80

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$55.73

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$0.00

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