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Mrs. Bernhardt from Rembert SC is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Readers Read, Readers Think, Readers Succeed!

My students need a Classroom CD/Cassette Player to engage students in reading and exploring books.

  • $533 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have 27 students in my classroom 16 boys and 11 girls. 25 of my students are African American, 1 is white, and 1 is Hispanic. All of my students are from a small rural town and receive free school lunch.

Our primary grades set the foundation for students' educational success or failure.

As a second grade teacher in a low income rural school, I receive many students each year who have faced more struggles than most adults, but they still come with a light in their eyes. These students have the ability to become world leaders, theorists, engineers, or anything they set their minds to. They only need a little assistance to reach their full potential

I see curiosity behind my second graders' eyes that is left unfulfilled in many ways. I strive each day to build their love for learning, and provide them with as many experiences I can to build their world knowledge. I strive to provide them the tools they need to become researchers and investigators of the world around them.

My Project

Students in my classroom will use the CD/Cassette Player with Bluetooth, and the science books with CD's to integrate learning, build a love for reading, and experience books at and beyond their reading abilities.

Reading is the foundation of learning that affects every other aspect of a child's education.

Many of my second graders are struggling readers, who will benefit from hearing books read to them while reading along in their books. I am specifically excited to bring in science books to a listening center. Many science books contain new concept vocabulary words that are difficult for beginning readers to read and understand independently.

As a second year teacher, I am trying to build a complete classroom library. Although we have many books to choose from in our classroom, many students struggle to read books on grade level. A working listening center will allow more students to read independently and successfully.

Please consider helping me build enthusiasm for reading by providing my students with a way to fill successful while reading. Help us build a solid foundation in literacy for our primary students.

Mrs. Bernhardt
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CE326 - Classroom CD/Cassette Player with Bluetooth® • Lakeshore Learning Materials $129.00 1 $129.00
FN2924C - Listening Center Headphones - Each • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 6 $101.94
RE641 - Monarch Butterfly Read-Along • Lakeshore Learning Materials $44.50 1 $44.50
RE642 - Frogs Read-Along • Lakeshore Learning Materials $44.50 1 $44.50
RE643 - Penguins! Read-Along • Lakeshore Learning Materials $44.50 1 $44.50
LA802 - 8-Station Junction Box With Volume Controls • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99

Materials cost

$389.43

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$27.45

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.84

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$452.72

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$79.89

Total project goal

$532.61

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$532.61

5 Donors

-$256.60

Donations toward project cost

-$234.61

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.99

match offer

-$256.60

Match offer toward project cost

-$218.11

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.49

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$19.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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