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Mrs. Simmasouk
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 1 donor
  • $0 still needed

Power Up a Book and Believe in The Magic Of Reading

My students need a Sony Digital Reader.

I am a new media specialist at an elementary school that is classified as title 1. The majority of our school's population hovers near the poverty line. Although there are many wonderful ideas to reinvent teaching and learning, we are limited by our funding.

The media centers collection is very dated and the technology that we have is as well. In today's society, media and technology goes hand in hand. I am very capable of updating the collection, but I do need assistance on the technology part.

My students need a Sony Digital Reader to experience reading in a whole new light. The Digital Reader will be used as a technologically inspirational tool to inspire even the most reluctant and struggling readers to itch for a more inviting experience to explore the world of literature. The students will love to see the digital reader in action and I strongly believe that it will capture the attention and grab a hold of students by taking reading to a whole new level.

I believe that literacy is a vital foundation in education. My vision is to make every child a good reader and I am confident that this project will have a huge impact on my students. Most of all I believe that this project has the power to reach out to those students who needs a little push. You will make it possible for my students to explore the magic of reading using state of the art technology.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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PRS505SC READER DIGITAL BOOK • Best Buy $299.99 1 $299.99

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This project will reach 240 students.

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