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Mrs. Miller from Lansing MI is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning With Technology, Graphic Novels Building Readers

My students need headphones and graphic novels to meet their individual needs.

  • $557 goal

This project expired on May 28, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach at a Title 1 public charter school in an urban community. Although many families choose our school over the neighborhood schools because of our commitment to high academic expectations as well as moral focus curriculum, students often come to us performing below proficiency on state tests.

In my classroom, students are continually told that they can achieve whatever they are willing to work for.

Students are challenged to persevere regardless of the situations they live with outside of school.

My Project

Helping students to learn at every level is very important and we have found several programs that engage students through technology. In order to be most effective, students need to have headphones for their private learning at their level.

Engagement is key.

The high level of graphics used in IREADY and Prodigy help keep students engaged while they learn.

Cultivating a love a reading has become difficult with this generation that is used to brilliant animation in the games they play. Graphic Novels have really sparked a love of reading in my room and I can't keep the books coming fast enough.

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

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This project will reach 28 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
20 Sony Headphones( BUY 18 GET 2 FREE) • Best Buy Education $269.80 1 $269.80
Target Practice (Cleopatra in Space #1) • Amazon Business $11.03 1 $11.03
The Swiss Family Robinson: The Graphic Novel (Campfire Graphic Novels) • Amazon Business $10.71 1 $10.71
The Golden Lion (Cleopatra in Space #4) • Amazon Business $10.39 1 $10.39
Dawn and the Impossible Three (The Baby-sitters Club Graphic Novel #5): A Graphix Book (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix) • Amazon Business $10.05 1 $10.05
Hilo Book 4: Waking the Monsters • Amazon Business $9.63 1 $9.63
Secret of the Time Tablets (Cleopatra in Space #3) • Amazon Business $9.09 1 $9.09
The Stonekeeper (Amulet #1) • Amazon Business $9.09 1 $9.09
The Adventures of Ook and Gluk, Kung-Fu Cavemen from the Future (Captain Underpants) • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
The Thief and the Sword (Cleopatra in Space #2) • Amazon Business $8.84 1 $8.84
The Last Council (Amulet #4) • Amazon Business $8.84 1 $8.84
Claudia and Mean Janine: Full-Color Edition (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #4) • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel • Amazon Business $8.65 1 $8.65
Mary Anne Saves the Day: Full-Color Edition (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #3) • Amazon Business $8.55 1 $8.55
Dog Man Unleashed: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #2) • Amazon Business $8.48 1 $8.48
The Cloud Searchers (Amulet #3) • Amazon Business $8.18 1 $8.18
The Truth About Stacey: Full-Color Edition (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #2) • Amazon Business $7.55 1 $7.55
The Adventures of Super Diaper Baby • Amazon Business $7.10 1 $7.10
Kristy's Great Idea: Full-Color Edition (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #1) • Amazon Business $6.69 1 $6.69
Dog Man and Cat Kid: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #4) • Amazon Business $6.40 1 $6.40

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