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  • $208 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Cook
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 6 donors
  • $0 still needed

Listening Center for Development of Reading and Phonics Skills

My students need a large boombox, headphones, personal CD players, and a headphone splitter so that we can develop a listening center in our classroom.

My Students

My students are an awesome group of learners! I currently teacher in Owensboro, KY. We are a neighborhood school that serves students from grades K-4. Every school in our district participates on a grant where all of our students eat breakfast AND lunch for FREE! Last year was my first year as a teacher and I couldn't have asked for a better school, group of faculty and staff, or better students than I had.

My classroom is labeled an MMD Special Class and serves students with various disabilities.

My students' disabilities range from cerebral palsy, mild to moderate disability, Autism, ADHD, etc. I serve grades 1-4. My students are very bright and capable of learning. Being a first year teacher it has been very hard to get in place everything I need to make my students as successful as possible but I have tried my best and can say my students had an awesome first year as did I!

My Project

My students are in the beginning stages of reading and could benefit greatly from a listening center. My room basically is on a center schedule where students rotate through the classroom.

Having this listening center will allow my students to practice their reading and phonics skills independently.

This would give them a sense of responsibility and will be an easy way to incorporate reading and phonics instruction. Listening is a key skill in developing the concrete skill of phonics which are skills my students struggle with obtaining.

This literacy center will greatly help my students. I feel as though it will strengthen instruction for students and will also give them motivation to practice phonics and reading stories. This center will also allow for group work, using the boombox and headphone splitter, as well as independent work using the personal cd players.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Glow Headphones with Microphone from Bryte Gear - Blue - Glow in the dark designer Headset for Sports, Music and Gaming. Compatible with iPhone and Android • Amazon Business $14.99 4 $59.96
NAXA Electronics NPB-268 Portable CD/Cassette Boombox (Silver/Black) • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
GPX PC101B Portable CD Player with Stereo Earbuds • Amazon Business $15.00 2 $30.00
Belkin Rockstar Multi Headphone Splitter (Blue) • Amazon Business $14.19 1 $14.19

Materials cost

$144.14

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.16

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$176.30

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$31.11

Total project goal

$207.41

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$207.41

5 Donors

-$182.41

Donations toward project cost

-$155.05

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.36

match offer

-$25.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$21.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 10 students.

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