You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »
Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 

Mrs. Spiers from Huntington Park CA is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Listen and Read!

My students need a CD/cassette player with listening center capabilities for small group listening to books on CD.

  • $208 goal

This project expired on June 20, 2012.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I remember the excitement of listening to a record and turning the pages of an illustrated book, reading along with the narrator. Most of my students have not had that experience. Listening to books while reading along will help the students learn to read and develop a love for books.

I am a teacher in a school that services students who come from low income working class families that live in Southern California.

My students are some of the most creative kindergartners you will ever meet. They are eager, enthusiastic learners who enjoy learning and listening to stories read to them.

My Project

The item that I am requesting will greatly benefit my students with beginning reading skills, helping them become independent readers. Most importantly your generosity will help my students gain the confidence they need to become fluent readers, as well as help them to develop a love of books and reading that will follow them throughout their educational journey.

The listening center/Cd player will support students in building independent reading skills, developing a love of reading, and help them build their comprehension, sequencing, and retelling skills.

Your generosity will help twenty-three students this year and many, many more in the future. Thank You!

Mrs. Spiers
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 23 students.

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mrs. Spiers is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Spirit SD Multimedia Player/Recorder • Kaplan Early Learning Company $128.10 1 $128.10

Materials cost

$128.10

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$11.72

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.92

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$176.74

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$31.19

Total project goal

$207.93

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$207.93

6 Donors

-$103.96

Donations toward project cost

-$88.37

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.59

match offer

-$103.96

Match offer toward project cost

-$88.37

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.59

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Huntington Park","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[1289801],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"CA","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"merchant.com.donorschoose1.prod","proposalId":728550,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/listen-and-read/728550/","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":23,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Spiers","authorIds":{"1289801":{"owner":"Mrs. Spiers","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[728550],"proposalHash":"1327341546","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://cdn.donorschoose.net/images/placeholder-avatars/136/teacher-placeholder-1_136.png","teacherHasProfilePhoto":false,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":220180,"photosPublished":false,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":[],"teacherId":1289801,"schoolCounty":"Los Angeles","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"CA","name":"California"}}