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Ms. Ladefoged from Denver CO is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Operation: Headphones, Books, Books, and More Books

My students need books, headphones, and dictionaries! Many of my students want to look up words online but I always make them use physical dictionaries. The sets of books are for reading groups!

  • $573 goal

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My Students

My students are incredible. They are bright, funny, and driven. I want to be the best educator for them I can possibly be, and part of that includes preparing them for our technologically advanced future.

My daily goal is for my students to LOVE coming to school.

I want them to succeed and to have a deep-rooted love of learning. Reading transports kids to new worlds, and promotes imagination PLUS literacy skills! Most of my kids love having time to simply sit down and read independently. I want to expand my classroom library so that they have a wide variety of age appropriate texts to chose from.

My Project

My students need headphones for their computers! Technology is so important in today's fast-paced world, and I want my kids to know how to use it effectively and safely. For their Chromebooks, they need headphones! Many families cannot afford to buy them for their kids.

I want to instill a strong love of reading within my students.

Books that they are interested in will make a huge difference with this! Kids love Harry Potter, and I always feel bad that I don't have it in my classroom library. I want a few sets of great books (like "Loser" and "Tuck Everlasting") for my reading groups.

When students are working on vocabulary, I always make them look up words in the dictionary instead of online. It is a valuable skill! My current dictionaries (I only have 5) are falling apart and are out of date.

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

This project will reach 75 students.

6 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Webster's Dictionary for Students, Fifth Edition • Amazon Business $4.99 30 $149.70
Koss KPH7 Lightweight Portable Headphone, Black • Amazon Business $2.94 25 $73.50
Harry Potter Paperback Box Set (Books 1-7) • Amazon Business $52.16 1 $52.16
Set of 25 (twenty five) Natural Cotton Canvas Tote Bags! Blank Art Craft Supply Book Print Bulk Lot School! Blank goods • Amazon Business $49.95 1 $49.95
Loser • Amazon Business $6.98 6 $41.88
Tuck Everlasting • Amazon Business $6.64 6 $39.84
RoseArt SuperTip Assorted Color Washable Markers 100-Pack • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99

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