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Ms. Torres from Brooklyn NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

¡Nuestro Hermoso Mundo Multicultural!

My students need books and learning activities in both english and spanish to develop and practice their dual language learning independently and in groups.

  • $733 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are multicultural marvels! They are a community of eager learners that love hands on projects and activities. My babies have been in a dual language program for the last 2 years and have developed a love of learning in both english and spanish. They learned songs, written stories in both languages, and work hard to become great individuals.

It has been a great pleasure seeing them grow into a community of dual language learners despite coming from low income environments.

My Project

These books and activities will continue to encourage their learning of the Spanish language as well and develop an understanding of Spanish cultures and customs. These books will also allow Spanish speaking students feel welcomed to our community. Although some have entered silently, they feel comfortable expressing themselves now.

I have seen how my students have helped each other develop both languages.

It has been wonderful watching partners read together, teach each other, and develop lifelong friendships around spanish/english books. Parents have also enjoyed watching their child communicate in both languages.

Diversity: the art of thinking independently together.

Malcolm Forbes

Ms. Torres
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

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 25 students.

7 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Authentic Spanish Language Collection- Grade 3 (28 Books) • AKJ Education $281.13 1 $281.13
Authentic Spanish Language Collection- Grade 2 (25 Books) • AKJ Education $234.05 1 $234.05
Fiction Favorites (8 Books) Spanish • AKJ Education $68.78 1 $68.78

Materials cost

$583.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.76

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$622.72

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$109.89

Total project goal

$732.61

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$732.61

4 Donors

-$395.18

Donations toward project cost

-$345.36

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$49.82

match offer

-$326.31

Match offer toward project cost

-$277.36

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$48.95

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$11.13

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$0.00

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