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Ms. Thompson from Greensboro NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Playaway Reading Station

My students need a Playaway book station. The Playaway will offer stories in audio format; this will help students that are reluctant readers and struggling readers.

  • $190 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school library is the center of the school. The students enjoy visiting daily to check out new books and research interesting information on the internet. Our school library is a welcoming space to come an explore and learn new information.

"A library is not a luxury but one of the necessities of life."–Henry Ward Beecher.

Our students come from families that earn low incomes. All of the students in the school receive free lunch. The students need to be given the opportunity to create and explore various hands on learning opportunities.

My Project

The purpose of this project is offer students an alternative format to enjoy stories. Playaways are known to create deeper engagement and inspire positive attitudes about reading.Incorporating a station specifically for the use of Playaways, will allow of the students the opportunity to listen to great stories. The incorporation of Playaways in the library will offer the benefits of being read aloud to in a simple-to-use player that allows easy access without the assistance of an adult. The Playaways will help to improve literacy, comprehension and retention and instill confidence in struggling readers. All students need the opportunity to listen to great stories!

Ms. Thompson
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 320 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sea Tales (Playaway Children) • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Sea Tales (Playaway Children) • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Sea Tales (Playaway Children) • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99

Materials cost

$119.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$9.36

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.80

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$161.13

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$28.43

Total project goal

$189.56

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$189.56

5 Donors

-$135.37

Donations toward project cost

-$124.12

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.25

match offer

-$43.54

Match offer toward project cost

-$37.01

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$6.53

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$10.65

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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