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Ms. Shulman from New York NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Making Learning Fun!

Help me give my students new activities and resources to promote growth, learning, and excitement in the speech room!

  • $682 goal

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My Students

I am a Speech Pathologist in a Title I school. I work with students who are faced with a variety of family, economic, and social challenges. These same children are also challenged with speech language impairments, intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorder and so much more.

In spite of their adversities, diagnoses, and daily challenges, my students are motivated and determined to learn and achieve.

My goal is to give my students the opportunity to achieve academically and communicate effectively and efficiently.

My Project

As a speech therapist, I see my students for continuous years. As the year has progressed, it has become apparent that my materials have become redundant and my students are seeking more as they are advancing and targeting their goals. New supplies to create new materials (i.e., ink and lamenting paper) will allow me to get creative and provide new and exciting activities. Additionally, my goal is to have my students be intrinsically motivated to succeed however, sometimes they need more than that. Therefore, I have created a reward system that gives them that extra push. Stickers, and small wind up toys help motivate my students to reach their goals and work hard.

My students have limited life experiences and I have made it a priority to expose them to vocabulary and real life experiences through speech/language lessons.

Books and puzzles about seasons, holidays, and community helpers will increase their exposure, awareness and vocabulary. Play activities such as the food play sets will allow them to have hands on experiences with such items.

This year, my caseload has an increasing number of preschool and kindergarten students. Therefore, spatial concepts, wh- questions, and first words/sounds are targeted everyday. Books, action cards and spatial concept cards will be used to target "where" questions and "what doing" questions. Overall, my students need updated resources to enhance learning and fun in speech!

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
DS739 - Holidays Around the World Paperback Library • Lakeshore Learning Materials $63.50 1 $63.50
B. Critter Clinic Toy Vet Play Set • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
PP217 - Seasons and Weather Puzzle Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
RE988 - Community & Careers Theme Book Library • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.50 1 $34.50
AA527 - Launch & Learn Beginning Sounds Game • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
HP CC643WN#140 60 Tri-color Original Ink Cartridge (CC643WN) • Amazon Business $26.89 1 $26.89
FF741 - Main Idea High-Interest Intervention Reading Folders - Gr. 4-5 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
LC466 - Main Idea High-Interest Intervention Reading Folders - Gr. 2-3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
Mashems Jurrasic Park Series 1 (3Pack) • Amazon Business $23.95 1 $23.95
Djeco Stackable Cubes, Topanifarm (12 pc) • Amazon Business $22.74 1 $22.74
Junior Learning CVC Word Builders Activity Cards • Amazon Business $18.98 1 $18.98
Scotch Thermal Laminating Pouches, 8.9 x 11.4-Inches, 5 mil thick, 100-Pack (TP5854-100),Clear • Amazon Business $17.69 1 $17.69
Wind Up Toys for Kids – Assorted 24pc Children Gift Pack – Bulk Wind-Up Toys for Party Favors, Birthday Goody Bags, Game Prizes, Toy Chests, School Awards – Mix of Big & Small Toys for Girls and Boys • Amazon Business $17.25 1 $17.25
Melissa & Doug Sandwich-Making Set, Wooden Play Food, Wooden Storage Tray, Materials, 16 Pieces, 1.75″ H × 9″ W × 13″ L • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
3 PACK RANDOM Ultimate Spiderman VS. Sinister 6 Mash'ems Series 1 (3 Random Capsules) • Amazon Business $16.89 1 $16.89
Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Smart Stages Piggy Bank [Amazon Exclusive] • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Gazillion Bubbles 1 Liter Solution • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Lauri Photo Language Cards - Actions • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Prepositions Flash Cards: 40 Positional Language Photo Cards • Amazon Business $12.50 1 $12.50
RENOOK Stickers for Kids,1300+ Kinds of Animal Stickers,8 Different Themes Including Sea Animals,Animals Head,Flying Animals,etc,.270+ Attracting Designs,Kids & Teachers’ Favorite Stickers for Reward! • Amazon Business $10.47 1 $10.47
CB521 - Ten Apples Up on Top! Hardcover Book • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
What Are They Doing?: A Fun Early Learning Book that Combines Animals with Verbs.. • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Hello, World! Weather • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Melissa & Doug Soft Activity Book - Whose Feet, Developmental Toys, Easy-to-Read Text, Dangly Feet, Machine Washable, 7" H x 10" W x 1.75" L • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
BIC Gel-ocity Original Retractable Gel Pen, Medium Point (0.7 mm), Blue, 12-Count • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
Where's Ellie?: A Hide-and-Seek Book • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99

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