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Ms. Kenny from Jersey City NJ is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Materials Matter

Help me give my students who are minimally verbal interactive, repetitive books that encourage them to use single words. With materials like binders, dividers, and page protectors, I can start the new year ready and organized!

  • $291 goal

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My Students

The two schools I serve are Title I schools in a large, urban district. My students, who range from preschool to fifth grade, receive special education services and present with a range of disabilities including learning disabilities, Down Syndrome, Autism Spectrum Disorder, language impairments, articulation and phonological disorders, pragmatic deficits, and fluency disorders. These students struggle to communicate effectively with their teachers and peers in the school setting.

Despite the difficulties they face, both in and out of the classroom, my students are kind, funny, and motivated kids.

My Project

Every student I work with has individualized goals and objectives based on their needs. Materials such as binders, dividers, sheet protectors, and hanging folders help me keep their documentation and materials organized. This way, I never have to waste time during their session finding anything.

These materials matter!

I'm also requesting books, such as "Brown Bear" and "Where's Spot?" These books are interactive and repetitive, which encourages students who are minimally verbal to join in and fill in the familiar words.

For some of my more advanced students, I've requested a game that will help enhance their vocabulary while having a great time!

Ms. Kenny
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 60 students.

8 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Super Duper Publications Granny's Candies Vocabulary Game of Word Meanings Educational Learning Resource for Children • Amazon Business $64.95 1 $64.95
Smead Hanging File Folder with Tab, 1/5-Cut Adjustable Tab, Letter Size, Assorted Primary Colors, 25 Per Box (64059) • Amazon Business $13.97 2 $27.94
Avery 17050 Durable View Binder, 3" Slant Rings, Black, Pack of 4 • Amazon Business $27.00 1 $27.00
Elmer's Liquid School Glue, Clear, Washable, 5 Ounces, 8 Count - Great for Making Slime • Amazon Business $19.31 1 $19.31
Clorox Disinfecting Wipes plus Clorox Disinfecting Wipes with Micro-Scrubbers, 3 Pack • Amazon Business $14.49 1 $14.49
Avery 8-Tab Binder Dividers, Insertable Multicolor Big Tabs, 6 Sets (11111) • Amazon Business $6.56 2 $13.12
Mudpuppy The World of Eric Carle Brown Bear, Brown Bear What Do You See? My First Puzzle Pairs – Great for Kids Age 2+ - 10 Sturdy 2-Piece Puzzles – Teaches Problem-Solving, Colors, Fine Motor Skills • Amazon Business $12.97 1 $12.97
Better Office Sheet Protectors, 50 Pack • Amazon Business $4.99 2 $9.98
The Very Busy Spider • Amazon Business $9.93 1 $9.93
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? • Amazon Business $7.94 1 $7.94
Where's Spot? • Amazon Business $5.85 1 $5.85

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