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Mrs. Anderson from Fremont CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Our Students Work on Communication Goals!

Help me give my students strong listening and speaking skills needed for success in school and life.

  • $996 goal

This project expired on January 29, 2019.

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My Students

My students bring strengths and abilities to our classroom; we celebrate the things we CAN do while strengthening our abilities where we need help. We work in small groups in the "speech" room, general classrooms and the larger community to practice our skills across different situations.

Students in our speech/language groups work on communication goals through conversation, games and fun learning activities.

Focusing on communication in fun ways enable students to do better in other subjects. Group work will help them outside of the classroom to problem solve and work as part of a team. Our students of all levels use a range of communication styles including speaking, sign language, body language, pictures, and technology and are given the opportunity to convey their needs and wants in appropriate ways.

My Project

Help us improve our communication goals! We need communication and learning tools in our room to help strengthen our speech and language skills.

These tools, such as the TALKABLES ICON HOLDER and BUTTON TALK SET, help those who aren't able to speak in traditional ways participate in fun group activities with classmates.

Some of our communication goals include vocabulary, speech sounds, volume, speaking slower or more smoothly, and social skills. The POCKET CHART STAND and chart POCKETS give us a place to sort our ideas while we focus on our goals. Working in groups teaches individual skills while also offering the benefit of learning from friends.

These tools will give students opportunity to participate in group work and the ability to have fun while learning!

Mrs. Anderson
Grades 6-8
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 65 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
TOY - TALKABLES IV 12-LEVELS W/BUILT-IN ICON HOLDER • School Specialty $321.84 1 $321.84
LA964 - Adjustable Pocket Chart Stand • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
Gaiam Classic Backless Balance Ball Chair – Exercise Stability Yoga Ball Premium Ergonomic Chair for Home and Office Desk with Air Pump, Exercise Guide and Satisfaction Guarantee, Purple • Amazon Business $47.98 1 $47.98
KIT BUTTON TALK SET OF 6 • School Specialty $47.35 1 $47.35
AA758X - Connect & Store Book Bins - Set of 6 Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $28.99 1 $28.99
TT769X - Neon Connect & Store Book Bins - Set of 6 Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $28.99 1 $28.99
LA712 - Bright Giant Washable Color Ink Pads - 5-Color Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $27.99 1 $27.99
LK297BU - Heavy-Duty Pocket Chart - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $22.99 1 $22.99
LK297GR - Heavy-Duty Pocket Chart - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $22.99 1 $22.99
DE190 - Reusable Write & Wipe Pockets - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $22.50 1 $22.50
EV203 - Sweet Treat Scented Dot Art Painters - Set of 6 Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99
Incline Fit Yoga Exercise Ball Base, Black • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Ideaworks Arc Card Holders (Set of 4) – Holds Your Playing Cards for You – Curved Design Prevents Others from Seeing your Cards – Holds up to 15 Cards • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
RR657 - Lakeshore Lapboard Stand • Lakeshore Learning Materials $4.99 2 $9.98
Being & Helping Verbs 16mm Dice • Amazon Business $9.73 1 $9.73
Mind Sparks Foam Dry Erase Blocks • Amazon Business $9.50 1 $9.50
Koplow Games Parts of Speech Inc Dice Set (10 Piece) • Amazon Business $7.84 1 $7.84

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