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Ms. Foster from Hartford CT is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Lifelong Listeners - Read Along With Me

My students need a listening center to support their reading growth.

  • $273 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach first grade in an urban community school that services students pre-K to eighth grade. My school offers health, dental, and after school program services.

My students are eager and excited learners who come from a variety of ethnic, religious, and socio-economic backgrounds.

They are supportive of each other to help one another learn and grow. The majority of my students are English Language Learners. I want to do my best to provide them with various ways to access learning in my classroom.

My Project

My students love reading and enjoy all different types of books. However, many of my students are not reading on grade level. Over 75% of my students are English Language Learners and need support with learning to read, write, and speak English. By having a listening center, my students will be able to access different books on their level and read along to the tape in order to support their reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills.

Having access to audio books will enable my students to access and engage with text in an effective and supportive way.

The listening center will be a great addition to our daily literacy centers. During centers, my students rotate through several different centers. This center will be an excellent addition as it will be an interactive way for my students to actively engage with text.

My students will not only listen to books on tape in this center, but they will also engage in discussions about the books they have read and listened to, thus developing their reading comprehension, listening, and speaking skills.

Ms. Foster
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CE772 - Ready-To-Go Listening Center for 8 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $199.00 1 $199.00

Materials cost

$199.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.98

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$231.98

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$40.94

Total project goal

$272.92

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$272.92

4 Donors

-$264.09

Donations toward project cost

-$231.98

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.11

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.83

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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