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Mrs. Pogue from Norman OK is requesting professional development through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Professional development

For The Love of Literacy

I need the Units of Study Phonics for K, What's The Best That Could Happen, and The Children You Teach.

  • $377 goal

This project expired on January 1, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

In the past, I have been fortunate enough to attend the Summer Reading Institute at Columbia University in New York City through personal funding. I am fortunate to have just begun my fourteenth year of teaching. The state in which I work has struggled with budget cuts and revenue shortfalls, and in turn professional development continues to fall on the individual teacher.

As a veteran teacher, I continually strive to learn and grow as a teacher leader and learner of literacy.

The learning during my professional development continues to influence the teaching of literacy in my classroom as well as strengthen my love of literacy learning both as an educator and learner.

My Project

I currently use Lucy Calkin's Units of Study for Reading and Writing to teach literacy in my Kindergarten classroom. I look forward to having access to the Units of Study Phonics to strengthen my literacy block and teaching. This resource will help meet the needs of learners both in whole group and small group.

These professional resources, What's the Best That Can Happen and The Children You Teach, will allow me to look at the intention of my teaching to best meet the needs of the learners in my classroom as well as contribute to my growth as a teacher leader and learner.

What's the Best That Can Happen? With funding in Oklahoma, teachers can continue to grow and learn despite the state of education.

Mrs. Pogue
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Units of Study - Phonics K • Heinemann $195.00 1 $195.00
What's The Best That Could Happen? • Heinemann $24.50 1 $24.50
The Children You Teach • Heinemann $23.00 1 $23.00

Materials cost

$242.50

Vendor shipping charges

$24.25

State sales tax

$19.76

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.64

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$320.15

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$56.50

Total project goal

$376.65

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$376.65

1 Donor

-$320.15

Donations toward project cost

-$320.15

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$56.50

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$0.00

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