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Ms. Knight from Delano MN is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Interacting With Orton Gillingham

My students need 3-ring binders, paper, and a hole punch for their Orton Gillingham interactive notebooks.

  • $240 goal

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My Students

"Let us eradicate the path that leads students to helplessness and widen the path that leads to a successful and productive life." - Orton Gillingham Online Academy

I work with bright students, some of whom excel in other subjects, but have major challenges with reading due to dyslexia, other disabilities, and outside factors.

Imagine if all of our struggling readers reached their potential and overcame low self-esteem to become the next Steven Spielberg, Anne Bancroft, Richard Branson, or Octavia Spencer.

My Project

Research on the brains of struggling readers shows significant, positive change when students are provided the right instruction, materials, and time. I believe all students can learn to read to at least grade level and even become the transformers of our society.

I want to ramp up my Orton Gillingham instructional approach by helping students take more ownership of their learning through interactive notebooks.

The notebooks will provide another multi-sensory avenue to help my students' neural pathways get connected more efficiently so they can retrieve and recall the same information as their peers.

By donating to my classroom, you will help bring the interactive notebooks to life! Funding of this project will provide my students with special writing paper, 3-ring binders, and a 3-hole punch. The notebooks will hold their written work, spelling rules, self-made visuals, thinking maps, and progress trackers. Thank you for believing in the potential of these children!

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This project will reach 36 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Samsill Economy 3 Ring View Binders, 1 Inch Round Ring, Customizable Clear View Cover, Black, Bulk Binders - 12 Pack • Amazon Business $29.57 3 $88.71
Abilitations Hi-Write Wide Ruled Notebook Paper, 100 Pages • Amazon Business $13.13 2 $26.26
Abilitations Hi-Write Intermediate Paper, Level 2, Pack of 100 • Amazon Business $11.20 2 $22.40
Bostitch EZ Squeeze 40 Sheet 3-Hole Punch (HP40) • Amazon Business $19.34 1 $19.34
Five Star Loose Leaf Paper, 3 Hole Punched, Reinforced Filler Paper, Wide Ruled, 10-1/2" x 8", 100 Sheets/Pack, 3 Pack (38033) • Amazon Business $14.59 1 $14.59

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