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Mrs. Venezia from Ventura CA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Listening Center

Help me give my students a reading listening center to develop a love for independent reading!

  • $412 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach a group of highly motivated First Graders. My students are special to me because they inspire me to work harder every day. They’re creative, thoughtful and full of questions! They absolutely love hands-on, engaging projects and challenges that allow them to think outside the box to find solutions! My students come to school each day ready to push themselves out of their comfort zone, to grow personally and academically! They strive to help their peers and want everyone to succeed. I love their outgoing, hardworking personalities and want to see that continue to grow every day!

My Project

With this new listening center students will be able to continue to enhance their reading fluency. My classroom is built on the importance of reading by looking at the pictures, reading the words or retelling the story. I read on the carpet to them, they read to themselves or to one another.

My students love listening to stories and reading along with them, as they do this they are developing fluency and practicing phonics.

Students at multiple reading levels will be able to choose books at fit their level and interest, which will help them continue to enjoy independent reading time.

They will be able to choose books that interest them. The best way to increase reading ability is to read more, and having a digital reading center will continue to build curiosity in reading. My students already have shown an astonishing interest in independent reading, and this project will only help enrich their experiences with Independent reading!

Mrs. Venezia
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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16 donors16 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 22 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
6-Person Listening Center with Bluetooth(r) CD/Cassette/FM Boombox • Kaplan Early Learning Company $288.96 1 $288.96

Materials cost

$288.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$26.44

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.33

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$349.73

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$61.72

Total project goal

$411.45

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$411.45

15 Donors

-$405.27

Donations toward project cost

-$349.73

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$55.54

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$6.18

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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