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Mrs. L. from Mount Airy NC is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help me to learn to read even if I do have difficulty . . .

The cost of a language tune up kit is $838, 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>.

  • $838 goal

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There are many obstacles in learning to read, and I usually encounter many of those when my new kindergarten students arrive in August. My class consists of English and Spanish speaking students and students who are mainstreamed from the Curriculum Adaptive and Cross-categorical classes. I want every child to reach the goal of becoming a reader, but oftentimes, there are problems which stand in his/her way. My proposal is to purchase 2 PC programs, (Language Tune-Up Kits) to use in my classroom. This program supports an unlimited number of students and does not require a site license. It has free, lifetime support, which is really important for the classroom teacher. Additionally, the program is research based so it meets No Child Left Behind criteria. Our area is small and services to help Dyslexic children are very limited. I would enjoy providing a tool for helping these children to read successfully. The program is not grade or age specific so older, struggling students could use the programs, also. Additionally, it can be used for both English and Spanish speaking students. Our school is a Title I school where approximately 72% of the student population receives reduced or free lunch. The area has suffered a tremendous loss of textile and furniture jobs. The results of getting this proposal funded will mean that a future generation will have the option of choosing their economic future, rather than allowing the economic future to choose them. Learning to read effectively is a gift that every child should receive. Thank you for considering this proposal and please know that the gift of reading is in your hands.

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

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Language Tune Up Kit • JWor Enterprises, Inc. $279.00 2 $558.00

Materials cost

$558.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$686.75

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$150.75

Total project goal

$837.50

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$837.50

6 Donors

-$738.99

Donations toward project cost

-$686.79

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$52.20

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$98.56

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$0.00

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