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Mrs. Hales from Baltimore MD is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Math Books on CD and Small Group Learning

Help me give my students headphones to complete the listening center and math books on CD.

  • $528 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are 26 curious and energetic kindergarten boys and girls. They go to school for a full day of learning, so a hands-on approach to reading, math, and science really helps them when they are wiggly! They enjoy listening to stories, singing songs, playing on the playground and learning in school. Growing up in inner-city poses numerous challenges for them, but they are smart children! Having the supplies to help them learn in a fun and interactive way helps to close the achievement gap that many of the students face.

My Project

Since we all have different strengths and weaknesses, along with different levels of mastery, working in small groups is a great way to build skills, develop friendships and allow students to help one another with learning. We currently have books that contain well loved stories and rhyming stories, but nothing that relates to specific math concepts.

This project will complete our listening center by providing headphones as well as books on CD with a MATH focus for the students to use; expanding our listening library to include math concepts, providing literature about counting, measurement, more and less, as well as division.

The phonics included games will reinforce skills that are taught everyday in our kindergarten classroom such as letters and sounds, rhyming, reading and spelling.

Mrs. Hales
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
FN2924CX - Listening Center Headphones - Set of 8 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $129.00 1 $129.00
RE764 - How Much Is a Million? Read-Along • Lakeshore Learning Materials $44.50 1 $44.50
RE962 - The Doorbell Rang Read-Along • Lakeshore Learning Materials $44.50 1 $44.50
RE733 - Caps for Sale Read-Along • Lakeshore Learning Materials $44.50 1 $44.50
RE763 - Inch by Inch Read-Along • Lakeshore Learning Materials $44.50 1 $44.50
JJ157 - What’s the Rhyme? Sorting Houses • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
FF428 - Build-A-Word! Magnet Board - 4-Letter Words • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LM395 - Splash! Sight-Words Game • Lakeshore Learning Materials $10.99 1 $10.99
LM392 - Splash! CVC Words Game • Lakeshore Learning Materials $10.99 1 $10.99

Materials cost

$388.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$23.34

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.83

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$448.13

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$79.08

Total project goal

$527.21

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$527.21

1 Donor

-$224.07

Donations toward project cost

-$224.07

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$263.60

Match offer toward project cost

-$224.06

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.54

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$39.54

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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