You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »
Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 
  • $787 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

  • 1 donor
  • $0 still needed

For the Love of Listening

My students need a listening station with 2 collections of audio books to support and increase their fluency and comprehension.

My Students

Wouldn't it be nice to have a functional listening center in the classroom. Every time we try to listen to one of my only five books on tape/CD the CD player never wants to work properly!

I teach in a public school and have many multi-sensory learners and many of those students are visual and auditory learners.

They truly enjoy when I read aloud to them. They are interested not only in the story but the illustrations too. Building a lesson from a read aloud is a fun way for my students to learn and interact with the story and each other.

My Project

Creating a listening center within the classroom will support the learners fluency and comprehension as well as giving them an opportunity to become independent learners. The students can find a comfortable place within the classroom, listen to the fluent narrator while following along with the story. This also gives them the chance to practice their fluency and decoding skills. The CD player will also afford the students the opportunity to record themselves as they read. They can then play it back and hear exactly how they sound.

Who doesn't like to have books read to them!

Not only does a listening center help these students utilize their reading strategies, it exposes them to a wide world of literature and read aloud. It also provides a place and opportunity for the love of literature through listening!

Read More

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
RE310 - Single Student Read-Alongs Library Gr. 2-4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $329.00 1 $329.00
Sony - CD/Cassette Boombox with AM/FM Radio - Black/Silver/Red • Best Buy for Business $141.33 1 $141.33
RE327 - Favorite Picture Book Single Student Read-Alongs - Set 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $89.50 1 $89.50
Sony - Stereo Headphone - Black • Best Buy for Business $11.45 5 $57.25

Materials cost

$617.08

Vendor shipping charges

$12.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.26

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$668.34

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$117.94

Total project goal

$786.28

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$786.28

1 Donor

-$786.28

Donations toward project cost

-$668.34

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$117.94

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 42 students.

Project Activity

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo
{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Houston","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[1583388],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"TX","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":2,"name":"Elementary School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"merchant.com.donorschoose1.prod","proposalId":1095721,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/for-the-love-of-listening/1095721/","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":42,"teacherScreenName":"Ms. Pickett","authorIds":{"1583388":{"owner":"Ms. Pickett","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[1095721],"proposalHash":"-2014047639","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://cdn.donorschoose.net/images/placeholder-avatars/136/teacher-placeholder-5_136.png","teacherHasProfilePhoto":false,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":262095,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["MTk1MDMzNA=="],"teacherId":1583388,"schoolCounty":"Harris","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"TX","name":"Texas"}}