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Mrs. Gorton from Poquoson VA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

My, What Big Ears You Have!

My students need MP3 players to be able to listen to books on CD independently and in pairs.

  • $176 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My class of first graders are energetic and eager to learn. They love being read to and make book discussions lively with their observations and insights. I love their enthusiasm for new characters and subjects. When we have “Turn and Talk” time I’m often amazed at some of their input, with them seeing things that I as an adult may have missed. They are a very well behaved bunch who love literature and help our class stay a positive place to learn.

My Project

Listening to recorded books allows my students to independently enjoy many titles they might not be able to read on their own, increasing both knowledge and vocabulary. We have a few classroom computers with a limited selection of leveled books from software companies available. I would love more opportunities for students to enjoy trade books on their topics of interest and popular characters. With scheduling so tight each day, I don’t get to read aloud to my class nearly as often as I’d like. The MP3 players would help fill a gap. I already have several titles ready to upload.

Mrs. Gorton
Grades PreK-2

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This project will reach 23 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
SanDisk SDMX26-008G-G46B 8 GB Flash MP3 Player - Blue • Staples Advantage $39.19 1 $39.19
SanDisk SDMX26-008G-G46G 8 GB Flash MP3 Player - Green • Staples Advantage $39.19 1 $39.19
SanDisk Clip Jam SDMX26-008G-G46P 8GB Flash MP3 Player, Pink • Staples Advantage $39.19 1 $39.19

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