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Ms. K. from Cedar Falls IA is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Language Acquiring Materials

My students need culturally diverse and bilingual books and an iPad with a hard-case with headphones.

  • $735 goal

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My Students

My class is a beautiful, diverse group. I teach third, fourth, and fifth grade language learners through co-teaching, pull-out instruction, and a class for newcomers.

We have wide range of countries and languages represented in our classroom.

My students first languages are Spanish, French, Karen, Burmese, Bosnian, Marshallese, and many more! As their teacher, I want to advocate and represent them well. I want them to be able to see themselves in the curriculum, so they can find their voice and identity here.

My Project

I am asking for several books for my language learners. The books are culturally diverse and some are bilingual. Building a students first language is always beneficial for language learning.

Many of the books have themes of developing empathy and seeking to understand those who are different from us.

For example, Chocolate Milk Por Favor celebrates diversity with empathy and kindness. It is about a student named Johnny who wants to befriend a new classmate who does not speak English. A great addition to any classroom library!

In addition to books, I am asking for an iPad with a hard case and headphones. This will be used for my newcomers. They will check out the iPad in the beginning of the day to have with them in their general education classrooms. When they have free time, they will be able to use different language learning applications that use audio and visual learning to acquire new phrases and vocabulary.

Ms. K.
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple iPad with WiFi, 32GB, Space Gray (2017 Model) • Amazon Business $317.01 1 $317.01
BRAECN New iPad 2018/2017 Case Heavy Duty Full-body Rugged PC Silicone Case Cover with a 360 Degree Rotation Stand/a Hand Strap/a Shoulder Strap For iPad 9.7 inch 2018/2017 Released (Blue) • Amazon Business $23.79 1 $23.79
RockPapa 790 Adjustable Over Ear Headphones Earphones with Microphone in-line Volume for Adults Kids Childs, Smartphones Laptops DVD MP3/4 Surface iPhone iPod iPad MacBook Black Blue • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Who Belongs Here?: An American Story (2nd Edition) • Amazon Business $17.95 1 $17.95
Gracias / Thanks (English and Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $16.69 1 $16.69
All Are Welcome • Amazon Business $14.88 1 $14.88
Can I Touch Your Hair?: Poems of Race, Mistakes, and Friendship • Amazon Business $14.28 1 $14.28
Mango, Abuela y yo (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $13.48 1 $13.48
Nonni's Moon • Amazon Business $12.96 1 $12.96
Chocolate Milk, Por Favor: Celebrating Diversity with Empathy • Amazon Business $10.64 1 $10.64
American Born Chinese • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
El Soñador: (Spanish language edition of The Dreamer) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
The Dreamer • Amazon Business $8.63 1 $8.63
Mango, Abuela, and Me • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Red Pencil • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
What Can You Do with a Paleta / ¿Qué Puedes Hacer con una Paleta? • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
I'm New Here • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The House on Mango Street • Amazon Business $7.69 1 $7.69
The Lotus Seed • Amazon Business $7.48 1 $7.48
Inside Out and Back Again • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
Abuela (English Edition with Spanish Phrases) (Picture Puffins) • Amazon Business $7.13 1 $7.13

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