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Mrs. Mills from Austin TX is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading is Key!!

My students need a listening center with a junction box and storage space, a portable CD player and four additional headphones.

  • $322 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

It is great to be in kindergarten! Every morning we start our day by greeting one another. From there, my little ones review their letter sounds and sight words through songs, chants, and dances. We love learning especially when it is through hands-on activities and interacting with others!

Many of the students at our school come from lower socioeconomic backgrounds and therefore, cannot afford the most basic of school materials.

We work hard to make sure that we can meet the needs of our students. Each of my students are unique and I encourage them to, "be the fruit loop in a bowl full of cheerios!" My students love learning and definitely love being a part of our school!

My Project

My students need a listening center with a junction box and storage space, a portable CD player and four additional headphones. My students will be using this listening center during Daily 5. Listening to reading is an extremely important part of young students developing the strategies needed to become independent readers. It helps to increase not only their attention spans, but it also helps them to develop one-to-one correspondence, inflection, and comprehension while following along.

This listening center is easy for the students to operate and will allow them more independence.

In turn, it will allow more time for me to meet with my guided reading groups. Donations for our listening center will really improve the academic performance of my students during our Daily 5 activities. By contributing to this project, you are helping my students become readers and life-long learners. Thank you for your generosity!

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

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
FF280X - Best-Buy Listening Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $99.50 1 $99.50
JJ665 - Portable CD Player • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 1 $79.99
FN2924C - Listening Center Headphones - Each • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 4 $59.96

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