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Ms. BUTACAN from Lawndale CA is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

iPods to Improve Reading Comprehension

My students need 4 Apple iPod touch digital players to help improve their reading fluency and reading comprehension.

  • $1,035 goal

This project expired on December 6, 2012.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Broken tape recorder and CD players is no way for my students to improve their reading fluency and comprehension.

I work with third through fifth grade students.

I work with students with autism, specific learning disabilities, and speech/language impairments. A large percentage of our students are eligible for free or reduced lunch and are English Language Learners.

My Project

My students can definitely benefit from using the iPod touch in my classroom. This piece of technology will allow them to gain more practice with reading concepts. I will be able to reteach essential reading concepts in a different and exciting way so that my students will better understand them. With these 4 iPod touch, my students can use technology that is new and function-able. They will be given an opportunity to listen to passages at their individual reading level and then practice their fluency. They will also be able to answer questions related to the passages.

Please help my students have access to the use the iPod touch.

It will help them compete in a world that is full of technology. I know that having these iPods in my classroom will enhance their reading skills now and in the future.

Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 40 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple iPod touch digital player - Apple iOS 5 • Best Buy $187.99 4 $751.96

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