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Ms. Williams from Chicago IL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning Our Alphabet and Numbers!

Help me give my students language arts and mathematics materials to support them in building number and alphabet recognition.

  • $167 goal

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My Students

I am a Special Education Teacher working for Chicago Public Schools within an elementary school located on the Southwest side of Chicago. Over ninety-five percent of our student population are classified as low-income and receive free lunch. I am a Blended Preschool Special Education teacher which allows me to support Diverse Learners in a General Education Classroom (Team Teaching). I currently have fourteen scholars on my caseload which have diagnosis including Developmental Delays and/or Speech Impairments and Social-Emotional Disorders.

A large number (fifty percent) of the students that I service within the blended classroom (general education and diverse learners) are English Language Learners.

Both the Diverse Learners and English Language Learners benefit from a Multimodality (textual, aural, linguistic, spatial and visual resources) approach to learning.

I believe that every child is an individual that is capable of learning. Each child learns at his or her own pace. Teaching has always been my passion and I am honored to say that I am able to teach and give back to these students that reside in the same neighborhood in which I live.

“If a child can't learn the way we teach, maybe we should teach the way they learn.”

-Ignacio Estrada

My Project

Our students will be out of class for an extended period of time due to the pandemic. Upon return to the classroom it will be essential for me to have the necessary resources available to build on prior knowledge as well as to re-teach basic skills that will lay the foundation for learning for the rest of the school year. Unfortunately, our Diverse Learners will be the students to show the most regression during the school closures and I pledge to give my all to ensure that we recover from this as best as we can.

Ms. Williams
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC968 Jumbo Magnetic Letters Uppercase • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LA924 FollowTheDots Stamps Uppercase • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
LL248 Alphabet Picture Magnets • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
LM830 FollowTheDots Number Stamps • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
LC206 Magnetic Letters Uppercase • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
LC207 Magnetic Letters Lowercase • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99

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