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Mrs. Gressieg from Buffalo NY is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Independent Learning

Help me give my students headphones for our independent listening area and binoculars for our discovery area.

  • $160 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students live in an urban environment and often lack literary resources that are culturally relevant. These students can do anything they put their minds too. I look forward to using new resources to give students experiences to remember and to create a value of lifelong learning for all the students. Our school follows a program of international mindedness and our students need concrete examples of diversity that go beyond just our classroom. Many of these students are in tough situations and cannot supply their own school supplies or bring their own lunches.

My Project

Second grade students are building their capacity to make their own choices and use independent learning time to increase their learning.

Headphones will allow students to listen to stories and play phonics/grammar games.

The app we use gives the teacher information about student independent practice that we can use to support learner growth.

Binoculars will allow students to observe the courtyard from our classroom. Observations will be used to create observation notebooks in which students can draw and write to show and tell what the notice in the discovery learning area. This area is built around student inquiry and will allow deep conversations.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Multimedia Headphones • Kaplan Early Learning Company $13.46 6 $80.76
Binoculars • Kaplan Early Learning Company $11.66 2 $23.32

Materials cost

$104.08

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.56

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$135.64

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$23.94

Total project goal

$159.58

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$159.58

5 Donors

-$141.79

Donations toward project cost

-$125.02

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.77

match offer

-$12.50

Match offer toward project cost

-$10.62

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.88

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$5.29

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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