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  • $321 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Shahan
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 4 donors
  • $0 still needed

Making Books Come Alive Through Technology!

My students need four individual CD players, books on CD, and comfortable, soft seats for our literacy center.

My Students

Our students are busy bees! They work hard all day long, without a moment to spare!

Our school has a large (800+) and quite diverse population.

Our students are high poverty, with most participating in the free and/or reduced breakfast and lunch program. Many of our students need rich, literacy experiences to make the gains necessary for success.

My Project

During small guided reading groups the students are engaged in meaningful literacy stations. The students will thrill at the opportunity to listen to their own choice of book on CD (some the beloved Dr. Seuss), operating their own CD player (following operational steps), while resting comfortably on a soft seat cushion!

I'm excited that students will get to sit comfortably while enjoying the book of their own choice on CD.

The individual CD players and headphones will make this possible. Dr. Seuss stories are classics that are always popular with the six and seven year old children! The seat cushions are 15 inches in diameter, making them the perfect size for first grade students.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
FF335X - Student CD Player - Set of 4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $149.00 1 $149.00
DD370X - Soft Seats - Set of 6 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
CB783 - Listen, Read & Rhyme with Dr. Seuss • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.50 1 $39.50

Materials cost

$238.49

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.58

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$272.07

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$48.01

Total project goal

$320.08

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$320.08

3 Donors

-$160.03

Donations toward project cost

-$136.03

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.00

match offer

-$160.05

Match offer toward project cost

-$136.04

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.01

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 26 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and 3 other donors.

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