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Mrs. O'Connor from Springfield MA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Providing Access to Communication and Learning at Home!

Help me give my students materials they can access and use to communicate at home!

  • $277 goal

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My Students

During these unprecedented times, many of the students in my low-income/high-poverty district are at-risk for falling behind. While we are doing everything we can to provide remote learning and support for these students, often times it is not enough.

The students in the developmental classroom at my school do not have the same assistive technology and materials at home to learn with and communicate as we do in the classroom setting.

These students are unable to access the curriculum in the same way their same-aged peers are able to.

My Project

I am requesting a few items that will allow one of our students the ability to access adapted materials and communicate with her family at home. Not being in school has disrupted many of our students' routines, especially our students with significant special needs. Help me to support one of our families by providing materials that our student can engage with and use to communicate with family members using switches.

These materials will provide this student with a way to engage and play with some of her favorite things from school, providing a sense of familiarity.

It is also crucial that students are exposed to many of the things they are using in school that the family does not have access to like the switches to communicate for a student who is nonverbal. All materials were carefully chosen so that this student, who is legally blind, can engage and learn.

Mrs. O'Connor
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, 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.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Adventures In Sound Kit • Kaplan Early Learning Company $89.96 1 $89.96
Talking Tiles, Voice Recorder, 80 Seconds Recording, Pack of 6. Ideal for Speaking and Listening Activities and Independent Living • Amazon Business $74.95 1 $74.95
BEST LEARNING Book Reader Animal Kingdom - Educational Talking Sound Toy to Learn About Animals with Quiz Games for Kids Ages 3 to 8 Years Old • Amazon Business $26.99 1 $26.99
Educational Insights Playfoam Shape & Learn Alphabet Set | Non-Toxic, Never Dries Out | Preschoolers Practice Letter Recognition & Formation| Perfect for Ages 3 and up • Amazon Business $10.33 1 $10.33

Materials cost

$202.23

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.03

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$235.26

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$41.52

Total project goal

$276.78

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$276.78

5 Donors

-$136.65

Donations toward project cost

-$118.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.65

match offer

-$137.95

Match offer toward project cost

-$117.26

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.69

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$2.17

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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Project Activity

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