You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »
Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 
See this teacher's page

Ms. C. from New York NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Us Start a Listening Lab for English Language Learners

My students need 8 CD players with Read Along books to help them learn English!

  • $339 goal

This project expired on May 15, 2011.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Help our students achieve the American dream by helping them learn English!

Our students are all newly arrived teenage immigrants from 20 different countries--all here with the hopes of achieving the American dream.

To do that, they need to learn English! They attend our alternative public school to earn their GED because they are overage for a regular high school setting. They are hard-working students who often work while attending school to help support their family. All have aspirations of one day attending college.

My Project

Learning English is the key to our students' success. With just a few CD players and read-along storybooks, our students will be able to improve their listening skills and reading abilities. Some of the stories we picked have iconic American literature characters; others are more universal, familiar stories that students will be able to follow even if their English level is low. My students need a listening lab with Read Along books to help them learn English!

Once our students learn English, they will be bilingual contributors to our multicultural, American society.

The mission of our school is to develop global citizens and you can help us do that!!

Ms. C.
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 300 students.

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Ms. C. is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Insignia™ Portable CD Player with Skip Protection • Best Buy $20.99 8 $167.92
Tangled Read-Along Storybook and CD Disney Press • AKJ BOOKS $5.97 1 $5.97
Cars: Read-Along Storybook and CD Disney Press • AKJ BOOKS $5.97 1 $5.97
Toy Story Read-Along Storybook and CD Disney Press • AKJ BOOKS $5.97 1 $5.97
The Little Mermaid Read-Along Storybook and CD Disney Press • AKJ BOOKS $5.97 1 $5.97
The Princess and the Frog Disney Press • AKJ BOOKS $5.97 1 $5.97
A Bug's Life: Read-along Audio CD and Book John Lasseter • AKJ BOOKS $6.83 1 $6.83
Disney's Chicken Little: Book & CD Staff of Toybox Innovations • AKJ BOOKS $6.83 1 $6.83
Curious George Rides a Bike H.A. and Margret Rey, Margret Rey • AKJ BOOKS $9.39 1 $9.39
Clifford the Big Red Dog (Read-Along Series) Norman Bridwell, Norman Bridwell (Illustrator) • AKJ BOOKS $16.19 1 $16.19

Materials cost

$237.01

Vendor shipping charges

$12.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.56

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$287.57

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$50.75

Total project goal

$338.32

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$338.32

3 Donors

-$94.82

Donations toward project cost

-$80.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.07

match offer

-$243.32

Match offer toward project cost

-$206.82

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.18

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"New York City","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[722892],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"NY","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":4,"name":"High School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"merchant.com.donorschoose1.prod","proposalId":490915,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/help-us-start-a-listening-lab-for-englis/490915/","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":300,"teacherScreenName":"Ms. C.","authorIds":{"722892":{"owner":"Ms. C.","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[490915],"proposalHash":"830316314","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/272x272/tp722892_272x272.png?width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1479832444427","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":126396,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["MjgxODc3","NjY3ODEz","NzU3NjQ1","MzA4MjUz"],"teacherId":722892,"schoolCounty":"New York (Manhattan)","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"NY","name":"New York"}}