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Mrs. McDaniel from Waukegan IL is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning in Color!

Help me give my students a color printer and ink cartridges to make sight word rings to help them learn these important words.

  • $256 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

Dr. Seuss wrote, "The more that you read, the more things you will know." Studies show what common sense tells us: the more kids practice reading, the better they read, and the more pleasure they get out of reading.

Unfortunately, the reverse also holds true: children who read very little usually have poor reading skills.

Reading is a struggle for many of my students, and they avoid it whenever possible. Many of my students do not have the materials at home to practice their reading skills, and when they come to school, they are not motivated to read. Some of my students have come to associate reading with work, not pleasure. As a result, they lose their desire to read. It is that desire, the curiosity and interest, that is the cornerstone to using reading and related skills successfully.

My Project

My students need a color printer and ink to create reading experiences to help them to become budding readers. These resources will bring learning to life in our classroom. My students will be engaged in literacy activities instead of just being told to practice reading. My students learn best when physically engaged in a "hands-on" activity. They will be able to create their own individual sight word rings that they will use to practice these important words to become successful readers.

Your support will give my students a chance to be readers and to enjoy the reading process.

Some students do not have difficulties developing reading skills, but for the many students who do, the printer and ink that they will use to create individual sight word rings will give them more opportunities to become successful readers. They are so enthusiastic when learning is interactive and hands-on.

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

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This project will reach 500 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
HP OfficeJet Pro 8035 All-in-One Wireless Printer - Includes 8 Months of Ink Delivered to Your Door, Smart Home Office Productivity - Oasis (3UC66A) • Amazon Business $129.89 1 $129.89
HP 910 | 4 Ink Cartridges | Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow | 3YL61AN, 3YL58AN, 3YL59AN, 3YL60AN • Amazon Business $54.89 1 $54.89

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