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Ms. Weller from Bakersfield CA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading for Success

Help me give my students Tag pens and Tag Readers for reading success!

  • $1,198 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are special in so many ways and I thoroughly enjoy knowing each student gains confidence through learning! I do have a great job and I am thankful that I look forward to coming to work every weekday just so I can instill each and every mind with knowledge! (Oh... I also work for my students on the weekends too! Ha! )I am sitting at home brainstorming on projects that will facilitate "The want to learn" and find more ways for the students to set and accomplish goals.

My students come from low income and and impoverished homes that rely on schools and teachers to instill that drive of believing in themselves.

I have a goal in teaching. My goal is to have my students learn something that will spark positivity in their lives, to make them want to come to school to learn more, to believe in themselves, and to know that they can set goals and accomplish their next goal!

My students may feel school is just a place that they get a meal, or a place to visit with friends, but I want all of my kids to feel the yearn to strive!

My Project

Working at a lower demographic school, my third grade students test very low in reading and math. This year half of my class attend an intervention reading class for thirty minutes a day to help them become better readers. These students are reading at a first grade level or below and need more than thirty minutes a day to allow them to excel in reading.

The interactive reading resources I have chosen will help my students with fluency, comprehension, letter sound recognition, blending and so much more!

Such a fun way to learn too! My classroom is divided into diverse reading groups to help them practice and learn reading curriculum on their level.

The Leappad books and Dot program are an educational way for my students to practice sounding out letters/words correctly and reading along with the interactive readers. Depending on their level of reading, the students can move up a level to comprehension and then on to inferences and context clues.

Ms. Weller
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LeapFrog LeapReader Reading and Writing System, Green • Amazon Business $32.91 5 $164.55
Furinno 11208EX Pasir 3-Tier Open Shelf, Espresso • Amazon Business $29.20 4 $116.80
Furinno 11209EX Pasir 4 Tier Open Shelf, Espresso • Amazon Business $45.31 2 $90.62
Educational Insights Hot Dots Talking Pen, Set of 6 (New Silver Color) • Amazon Business $52.99 1 $52.99
Educational Insights Hot Dots Math Flash Cards- Multiplication • Amazon Business $10.29 5 $51.45
Educational Insights Hot Dots Reading Comprehension- Drawing Conclusions/Predicting Outcomes • Amazon Business $20.23 2 $40.46
LeapFrog LeapReader System Learn-to-Read 5-Book Bundle Pack • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
LeapFrog Tag Activity Storybook The Amazing Spider-Man: The Lizard's Tale • Amazon Business $34.95 1 $34.95
Educational Insights Hot Dots Reading Comprehension- Making Inferences • Amazon Business $15.19 2 $30.38
Learning Resources 2783 Educational Insights Hot Dots Phonics Flash Cards- Blends & Digraphs • Amazon Business $14.99 2 $29.98
Educational Insights Hot Dots Place Value Cards • Amazon Business $9.99 3 $29.97
Educational Insights Hot Dots Academic Vocabulary Card Set- Grades 1-3 • Amazon Business $12.69 2 $25.38
LeapFrog LeapReader Book: Disney·Pixar Brave (works with Tag) • Amazon Business $25.00 1 $25.00
Educational Insights Hot Dots Math Flash Cards- Money • Amazon Business $12.44 2 $24.88
LeapFrog LeapReader Book: Disney Princess and the Frog (works with Tag) • Amazon Business $23.00 1 $23.00
LeapFrog LeapReader Book: Disney Pixar Toy Story 3: Together Again (works with Tag) Packaging May Vary • Amazon Business $21.95 1 $21.95
Leapfrog LeapReader & Tag Activity Storybook Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa Air Penguin • Amazon Business $21.95 1 $21.95
LeapFrog LeapReader Book: Disney Planes Fire and Rescue • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Educational Insights Hot Dots Laugh It Up! Vocabulary Cards Antonyms • Amazon Business $15.00 1 $15.00
LeapFrog LeapReader Learn to Read, Volume 2 (works with Tag) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
LeapFrog LeapReader & Tag Activity Storybook Fancy Nancy: Explorer Extraordinaire • Amazon Business $9.59 1 $9.59
LeapFrog LeapReader Book: Leap and the Lost Dinosaur (works with Tag) • Amazon Business $9.37 1 $9.37
LeapFrog LeapReader Book: Pet Pals Sticker Story Time (works with Tag) • Amazon Business $5.69 1 $5.69

Materials cost

$892.93

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$81.70

3rd party payment processing fee

$13.39

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,018.02

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$179.65

Total project goal

$1,197.67

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,197.67

2 Donors

-$1,172.67

Donations toward project cost

-$996.77

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$175.90

match offer

-$25.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$21.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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