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Ms. Mayes from Othello WA is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Listening Center

My students need a listening center to aid in their fluency and comprehension.

  • $399 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

By the end of the year I would like my students to be able to read fluently. In order for this to happen students need to be exposed to lots of books and stories. As a teacher, I struggle with finding the time to read aloud to students, which I believe is a key component to reading.

I teach in a first grade dual language classroom.

Half of my students have a first language of English and the other half have a first language of Spanish. These students are predominantly Hispanic. A majority of these students come from low income, migrant family homes.

My Project

Having a listening center in my classroom will help my students become more fluent readers as well as exposing them to more books and stories. The students in my classroom do not have a lot of exposure to books and the world. Having this listening center will open up new experiences, stories, places, etc. to these students.

This project will change my students' lives for the better because they will become exposed to new places, experiences, stories - the world.

They will also be able to hear fluent reading in their first language, which in turn will hopefully make them better readers.

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

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This project will reach 24 students.

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LISTENING CENTER BOOM BOX USB+MP3+CD+CASS • School Specialty $257.01 1 $257.01

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