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Ms. Ruderman from New York NY is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Improving Expressive Language Through Storytelling!

Help me give my students tools to support their storytelling skills! Story Grammar Marker and Story Champs are two interactive supports designed to guide students in identifying and retelling important parts of a narrative.

  • $666 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

At our school, students are not only racially, socioeconomically, and culturally diverse, but are also educationally diverse, presenting with different learning styles and educational needs. I believe learning should be equitable and enjoyable for all.

As a school-based speech-language pathologist, it is my ultimate goal to provide all students with the support and resources they need to be successful learners and communicators.

The students are strong, smart, charismatic, and deserving of the best possible education. It is a privilege to advocate for these children every day and help them fight to overcome personal, societal, and educational obstacles. Your generous donations will be used to help me support my students as they grow to meet their goals.

My Project

As a school-based speech-language pathologist, all of my students present with various types of speech and language impairments and learning disabilities, which can impact their ability to express themselves and meet their academic targets. These tools are designed to support my students in improving their expressive and receptive language skills through storytelling. Specifically, when implemented effectively, these programs will support students as they learn to identify story grammar elements (i.e. the important parts of a story) and produce organized narratives in a purposeful sequence, across both oral and written contexts.

Help my students reach their maximum potential as they learn how to successfully generate and retell narratives!

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Ms. Ruderman
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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17 donors17 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 50 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Story Champs® 2.0 English • Language Dynamics Group $298.00 1 $298.00
Story Grammar Marker® Kit • Mind Wing Concepts $194.95 1 $194.95

Materials cost

$492.95

Vendor shipping charges

$35.43

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.39

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$565.77

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$99.84

Total project goal

$665.61

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$665.61

16 Donors

-$588.53

Donations toward project cost

-$502.02

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$86.51

match offer

-$75.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$63.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$2.08

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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