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Ms. S. from Orange NJ is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Readers Are Leaders

My students need Kindle e-Readers because our students' local library is in jeopardy of closing.

  • $1,411 goal

This project expired on December 9, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We teach a language and learning disabilities self contained class. Chronologically we are a fifth grade class, their functioning level ranges from first to fourth. The majority of our students are bilingual whose parents speak only Spanish or Creole. This makes getting help with homework difficult.

At the start of the school year, many of the students

were beginning readers, however as the year progressed the reading fluency and comprehension improved. The best part of this job is seeing the smiles on their faces when they progressed from beginning reader to reading independently.

My Project

Our project is designed to foster a love of reading. Growing up, I did not have access to books. Money was scarce and it definitely was not spent on books. Once a week, the book mobile came to my school. At first, it was an excuse to get out of class but my teacher made us write a quick summary in order to go back. By the third week I was hooked and began looking forward to the Book Mobile visits.

The love for reading began just because I had access to books.

That's what I want to give my students freedom and access to read. We plan on using the Kindle E-Readers to give the students access to hundreds of books.

Ms. S.
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 16 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kindle E-reader - Black, 6" Glare-Free Touchscreen Display, Wi-Fi, Built-In Audible - Includes Special Offers • Amazon Business $71.99 16 $1,151.84

Materials cost

$1,151.84

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$17.28

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,199.12

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$211.61

Total project goal

$1,410.73

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,410.73

6 Donors

-$805.36

Donations toward project cost

-$684.56

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$120.80

match offer

-$605.36

Match offer toward project cost

-$514.56

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$90.80

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$0.00

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