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Mrs. Merseal from Maize KS is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help! Our CD Player is Broken!

My students need a CD player and a storage center for the CD player.

  • $180 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students LOVE books and love our listening center at school! It gives them a chance to get lost in a story without having to focus on sounding out words and reading them correctly. Without the focus on learning to read our listening center lets them "read" and focus on the story!

My 22 students are amazing!

They have big hearts and love to learn. We are in a suburban area in Kansas. My students come to me with big ideas and are ready to learn. We work very hard during the year learning to read with hopes EACH child will read when they leave me in May!

My Project

I teach all day kindergarten, so my kids get to benefit from a one hour guided reading block daily. During this time, I take one group of 6 students at a time to work on their reading skills. One of our most favorite centers is our listening center. We were so lucky to receive a DonorsChoose project this year of 13 books on CD. Well, less than a week after receiving our books our CD player broke. We were able to use duct tape for awhile but our quick fix finally gave way and we are without a CD player.

This project will allow my students to use the listening center daily to read and do comprehension activities with literature pieces.

Many of my students are not able to read independently at this time, this CD player will allow them to have the story read to them so that they can complete the comprehension work necessary for our grade level.

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 22 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
GG819 - Read-Along Storage Unit Only • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
FD232 - Student CD Player - Each • Lakeshore Learning Materials $42.99 1 $42.99

Materials cost

$112.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$7.97

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.69

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$152.64

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.94

Total project goal

$179.58

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$179.58

2 Donors

-$156.39

Donations toward project cost

-$152.64

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$23.19

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$0.00

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