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Ms. Faustino from Philadelphia PA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Start Listening!

My students need a listening center, headphones, and books on their reading levels.

  • $589 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach a fantastic group of 2nd graders in a high poverty, multicultural setting in Pennsylvania. Next year, I will be teaching 1st grade, I will have a new class of excited first graders!

All of our students qualify for free lunch and usually come to school with very few supplies.

From the minute they walk in the door of my classroom I focus on students potential and growth while they are with me. I may not be able to control their home lives, however, I can certainly control their experience during the school day. By doing this in a creative and positive way, I am hopeful to inspire even our earliest learners to continue on a path of academic excellence.

My Project

My students deserve to read and listen to books on a daily basis Your donations would be greatly appreciated and help children continue their journey in becoming better readers.

A listening center with books on students' reading levels will create lifelong learners and better readers.

Our students are reading books that are ripped, damaged and missing pages. Some only ever get time to read on their level during Guided Reading. Funding this project will give my students an opportunity to listen to different stories on a daily basis. They will be exposed to new literature on their reading level! Essentially these items, which include many different types of books with CD's, a listening center, and headphones will help them grow as readers across the literacy board.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
RE550X - Leveled C-G Read-Alongs • Lakeshore Learning Materials $215.00 1 $215.00
FN2924CX - Listening Center Headphones - Set of 8 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $129.00 1 $129.00
LA620 - All-In-One CD Player with Bluetooth® • Lakeshore Learning Materials $119.00 1 $119.00

Materials cost

$463.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.94

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$499.94

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$88.22

Total project goal

$588.16

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$588.16

7 Donors

-$464.08

Donations toward project cost

-$394.47

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$69.61

match offer

-$124.08

Match offer toward project cost

-$105.47

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.61

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$0.00

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