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Mrs. Cardenas from Oklahoma City OK is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Loud and Proud in Our ELL Classroom

My students need a PA system and board games to help with their oral language.

  • $245 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school serves a high poverty area. Most of our students are Hispanic, English Language Learners, with Spanish being their native language. Many come into kindergarten having never been exposed to the basic literacy and math skills they need. Since the students are English Language Learners and high poverty, they also come in with a vocabulary disadvantage.

Despite all this, their natural curiosity and eagerness to learn is not sacrificed.

Every day, my students accept the learning challenges presented to them and they give it their best! I know that my students need a caring, safe classroom community where they can focus on learning. Together, we create just that.

I want my students to walk into my classroom with great big smiles every day and at the end of the day to look forward to coming back the next day!

My Project

This year, I have several students that have recently moved to the United States and right now they only speak Spanish. Every day we work on developing their oral language skills in English. Although they are always willing to participate, sometimes my students are very soft spoken and they get a little shy when speaking in class. I think that having the PA system with the microphone will motivate them to speak up. Also, the assortment of board games such as Guess Who? and Scrabble will help them practice the language in a fun way.

Having there materials will definitely make learning more fun and engaging!

Mrs. Cardenas
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 40 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Pyle Pro Portable Outdoor PA Speaker Amplifier and Microphone System with Bluetooth Wireless Streaming, Rechargeable Battery, Belt Pack Transmitter, Headset, Lavalier, Wired Handheld Mic - PWMA220BM • Amazon Business $84.99 1 $84.99
Guess Who? Board Game • Amazon Business $16.10 1 $16.10
Briarpatch I SPY Eagle Eye Game • Amazon Business $14.97 1 $14.97
Hasbro Scrabble Junior Game • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Mattel Games Apples to Apples Junior - The Game of Crazy Comparisons! • Amazon Business $12.14 1 $12.14
HedBanz Game - Edition may vary • Amazon Business $11.29 1 $11.29
Hasbro Boggle Classic Game • Amazon Business $9.88 1 $9.88

Materials cost

$162.36

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$13.23

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.44

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$208.03

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$36.71

Total project goal

$244.74

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$244.74

1 Donor

-$244.74

Donations toward project cost

-$208.03

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.71

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$0.00

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