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Mrs. Phillips from Lexington NC is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Bring Stories to Life

The cost of eight student cassette players from Lakeshore Learning is $153, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $168 goal

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I am a first grade teacher at a school with 81% free and reduced lunch students. Many of these students do not have access to books at home. They did not grow up with bedtime stories as many of us did. They are not familiar with the simple fairy tales we take for granted, such as Jack and the Beanstalk, Sleeping Beauty, Snow White, Cinderella, The Princess and the Pea and others. Due to the lack of reading experiences prior to their school entrance, they often are very deficient in basic reading skills. I love reading and try to infuse my enthusiasm for it into my students while I have them. They often catch the 'bug' and want to read like I do so badly, but, they don't have the necessary skills. I read to them as much as possible throughout the school day. However, I want them to be able to continue listening to stories come alive, even when they go home at night. I already have many books on tape for use in the classroom. I would like to add some individual Walkmans to my collection. The children could then take a Walkman and a story on tape home each night to listen to by themselves. This extra listening should help build their reading skills at a quicker pace and continue to instill in them the desire to read.

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

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This project will reach 17 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
FD231 - Student Cassette Player • Lakeshore Learning $12.50 8 $100.00

Materials cost

$100.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$137.35

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$30.15

Total project goal

$167.50

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$167.50

2 Donors

-$159.75

Donations toward project cost

-$138.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.54

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$0.00

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