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Ms. Gensler from New York NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Lifelong Learners

The cost of 13 curriculum and activity books from Barnes and Noble and Lakeshore Learning is $328, including shipping and <a target="new" href="" onclick="g_openWindow('', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

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I am currently working as a preschool special education teacher for eight students between the ages of three and five years old at P811M, The Mickey Mantle Public School. I currently graduated from Teachers College, Columbia University with a Masters of Art in special education. Through both professional training at the New York City Board of Education and through my professional training at Teachers College, Columbia University, I have learned the importance of relying on a variety of different resources in designing a program to best meet the developmental needs of individual students in a class. The Carolina Curriculum Developmental Charts and Creative Curriculum Resource for Preschoolers will help to determine what skills the students already know, what skills they need to refine, and what skills they need to learn. The attached curriculum guides will provide a resource for developing lesson plans and units that help to best meet the students?academic, social/emotional, fine and gross motor, and daily living skills. Through fun-filled developmentally appropriate lesson plans, the students will learn the necessary preschool and pre-readiness skills. This includes, but is not limited to lessons that will improve the students?creative art experiences, their math skills, their pre-reading and pre-writing skills, and their play skills. Moreover, the students will refine their fine motor skills (such as cutting and pasting activities), their sensory skills, and their gross motor skills via yoga. Not only will the materials on the attached list serve in increasing my students educational experiences, but they will also provide lifelong resources for me as an educator.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
BK8772 - Creative Curriculum for Preschool • Lakeshore Learning $44.95 1 $44.95
Carolina Curriculum for Infants and Toddlers with Special Needs (Ccitsn) Nancy M. Johnson-Martin,Bonnie J. Hacker,Susan M. Attermeier,Bonnie J. Hacker,Susan M Attermeier • Barnes and Noble $40.45 1 $40.45
TW254 - Big Book of Monthly Ideas for Pre K-K • Lakeshore Learning $27.95 1 $27.95
Preschool Art: It's the Process, Not the Product MaryAnn F. Kohl,K. Whelan Dery (Illustrator),K. Whelan Dery (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $22.45 1 $22.45
Preschool Math Robert A. Williams,Joy Lubawy,Debra Cunningham • Barnes and Noble $17.95 1 $17.95
Yoga for the Special Child: A Therapeutic Approach for Infants and Children with Down Syndrome, Cerabral Palsy, and Learning Disabilities Sonia Sumar,Leonardo Dinis (Illustrator),Leonardo Dinis (Illustrator),Jeffrey Volk (Translator),Adriana Marusso (Translator),Jeffrey Volk (Translator),Adriana Marusso (Translator) • Barnes and Noble $17.95 1 $17.95
The Out-of-Sync Child: Recognizing and Coping with Sensory Integration Dysfunction Carol Stock Kranowitz,Foreword by Larry B. Silver • Barnes and Noble $13.45 1 $13.45
Sequencing Manufactured by Evan-Moor Educational Publishers • Barnes and Noble $13.45 1 $13.45
Summer Bridge Activities: Preschool to Kindergarten Julia Ann Hobbs,Carla Dawn Fisher,Carla Fisher,Michele Vanleeuwen,Brenda Hendricks (Illustrator),Designed by Michele D. Van Leeuwen • Barnes and Noble $11.65 1 $11.65
GG144 - Lakeshore Teacher?s Plan Book • Lakeshore Learning $6.95 1 $6.95
Kumon My Book of Pasting Kumon • Barnes and Noble $6.25 1 $6.25
My First Book of Cutting Manufactured by FlashKids Editors • Barnes and Noble $6.25 1 $6.25
What to Expect at Preschool H. MURKOFF,Laura Rader (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.15 1 $3.15

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