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Mrs. Fernandes from Hillside NJ is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

iPods for Fluency

My students need 4 iPods to improve fluency during literacy listening centers.

  • $746 goal

This project expired on December 23, 2014.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go. You'™ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut." Dr. Seuss, I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!

My students are a very eclectic group.

I have ESL students, Title 1 students, and gifted and talented students, all in one room. We are in an urban district. As most children, they are very into technology but don't have much readily available in or out of school.

My Project

In my classroom the 4 iPods would be used mostly as listening centers. Either I will download the books onto the iPod if available, find a QR code to link to the book, or record myself reading the book and load it into the iPod. I am hoping to use the iPods to improve fluency and reading enjoyment!

I believe this project will improve my classroom because students will be more excited to read and listen to a book instead of flipping through to just see the pictures.

I'm hoping fluency will be improved especially with my ESL and Title 1 students.

Mrs. Fernandes
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 24 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple® - iPod nano® 16GB MP3 Player (7th Generation - Latest Model) - Space Gray • Best Buy for Business $149.99 1 $149.99
Apple® iPod® nano - digital player • Best Buy for Business $149.99 1 $149.99
Apple® iPod® nano - digital player • Best Buy for Business $149.99 1 $149.99
Apple® iPod® nano - digital player • Best Buy for Business $144.99 1 $144.99

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