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Mrs. Semyck from Cary NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Little Things Create Big Impact

Help me give my students tools such as t-stools, a vertical writing surface, and hands-on materials that address their unique needs and interests.

  • $2,339 goal

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My Students

I teach an extremely diverse and dynamic group of young children with autism and/or developmental delays.

Despite their many challenges, my students come to school each day eager to get started.

More often, my students keep me on schedule and make sure their peers are ready too.

As a teacher, I am extremely fortunate to have learners that truly love and thrive from coming to school. They are always willing to try something silly and make each day fun. This is what keeps me coming back year after year.

My Project

Often, my students require alternate seating, unique materials and different ways to access daily activities and lessons.

Adding a variety of materials to my classroom will help create equity for my learners.

The little things, t-stools, a vertical writing surface, and hands-on materials will create a big impact on my learners. For these visual learners, items such as the large timers, will help increase their independence and ability to complete their daily schedule.

Classroom items were carefully selected to address developmental delays while considering student interest and needs. Finding age appropriate materials that meet their cognitive needs is always a challenge. Thank you for supporting our unique students and making a difference in their lives.

Mrs. Semyck
Grades 3-5

This project will reach 8 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
AbleNet SuperTalker Progressive Communicator • Nasco $435.95 1 $435.95
LM520 - All-Purpose Mobile Teaching Easel - Elementary • Lakeshore Learning Materials $349.00 1 $349.00
18" K'Motion Stool - Primary Blue • Kaplan Early Learning Company $109.76 1 $109.76
15" K'Motion Stool - Green • Kaplan Early Learning Company $98.06 1 $98.06
Pure Fitness 40" Mini Trampoline Rebounder • DICK'S Sporting Goods $79.99 1 $79.99
GoTalk Buttons - Set of 6 Buttons • Nasco $74.95 1 $74.95
T Stool • AKJ Education $64.99 1 $64.99
BR302RD - Comfy Floor Seat - Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $54.99 1 $54.99
LL405X - Tricky Words & Phrases Teaching Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
TT223 - I Can Build It! Architecture Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
Time Timer(r) Plus • Kaplan Early Learning Company $35.06 1 $35.06
PP507 - Create & Design Drill Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
PP723 - Real-Working Cash Register • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
GG441 - Early Comprehension Story Wheels • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
GG899 - Self-Inking Math Stamps • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LC127 - Unlock It! Number Match • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
Bead Sequencing Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $26.96 1 $26.96
Noise Reduction Headphones • AKJ Education $25.99 1 $25.99
LC529BU - Flex-Space Balance Ball Seat - 22" - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
TT217 - No-Fail Spiral Art Designer • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
Time Timer Desktop App for 1 User • Nasco $19.95 1 $19.95
LC933 - Create-A-Burger Sequencing Stacker • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99
LA394 - Dough Design Wheels • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
Hot Dots(r) Talking Pen - Silver (Single) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $11.66 1 $11.66
AX16 - Lakeshore Dough - Purple • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
AX2 - Lakeshore Dough - Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
Fraction Hot Dots(r) Flash Cards • Kaplan Early Learning Company $8.96 1 $8.96
DD678 - Dot & Learn! Comparing Numbers Journal • Lakeshore Learning Materials $4.29 1 $4.29

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