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Mrs. Akin from Bradford TN is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Open Their World to Reading

My students need a listening center for our classroom center play.

  • $178 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My children are growing up in a small, rural farm town. Jobs here are very limited and most people travel 30 minutes or more to get to their jobs. Most of our children are from homes where they are living below the poverty line. My goal is to provide a high quality education with experiences they may not be able to have outside of our classroom.

My kiddos are SO eager to learn and explore the world around them and each deserve the best I can give them!

They love to experience lots of new books, songs, dances, activities, toys, and hands-on experiences. I try to make each learning experience something that helps them develop a lifelong love for learning!

My Project

Students will use the listening center during our center play time. They will listen to books on CD while holding and looking at the book in their lap. They will learn to hold books properly, follow the reader by turning pages, follow pictures to keep up with the reader, and some children will begin to track print as well.

Children need to hear good examples of reading and my students will be provided with more opportunities to hear great reading by having this technology.

"Reading texts aloud is the single most important activity for building the knowledge required for successful reading."

- McCormick, 1977

Mrs. Akin
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LA620 - All-In-One CD Player with Bluetooth® • Lakeshore Learning Materials $119.00 1 $119.00

Materials cost

$119.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.78

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$150.78

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.61

Total project goal

$177.39

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$177.39

2 Donors

-$177.39

Donations toward project cost

-$150.78

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.61

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$0.00

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