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Mrs. Shanley from Providence RI is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading Makes Us Smile!

Help me give my students a CD player and access to leveled texts to be used in the classroom as well as at home!

  • $898 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach special education in an urban district. My students range from grades K-3. My students are sweet, eager, and full of energy. They have disabilities ranging from ADHD to Autism.

My students inspire me everyday.

They are motivated and willing to learn. I know their challenges and am always looking for creative ways to support them in their learning. Even with the challenges they face everyday, they continue to smile at adversity. I am constantly in awe of their resilience.

My Project

These materials will provide my students with the opportunity to select books that interest them. All too often children are told what to read and not given the option to explore what makes them inspired to read. I will be able to use these texts to hold guided reading lessons to assist them in their comprehension as well as phonics understanding.

I will also use these texts as a take-home library, where students can take the books home to practice their fluency.

Parents will be able to help their child from home, while at the same time instilling a love of reading with them.

Mrs. Shanley
Grades PreK-2
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
CE235X - Personal CD Player - Set of 4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $189.00 2 $378.00
TT948 - Leveled Books Classroom Library 2 - Books Only - Level O (Gr. 3) • Lakeshore Learning Materials $33.00 1 $33.00
TT916 - Leveled Books Classroom Library 2 - Books Only - Level F (Gr. 1) • Lakeshore Learning Materials $32.00 1 $32.00
TT949 - Leveled Books Classroom Library 2 - Books Only - Level P (Gr. 3-4) • Lakeshore Learning Materials $31.00 1 $31.00
TT918 - Leveled Books Classroom Library 2 - Books Only - Level H (Gr. 1) • Lakeshore Learning Materials $31.00 1 $31.00
TT972 - Leveled Books Classroom Library 2 - Books Only - Level B (K) • Lakeshore Learning Materials $30.00 1 $30.00
TT917 - Leveled Books Classroom Library 2 - Books Only - Level G (Gr. 1) • Lakeshore Learning Materials $30.00 1 $30.00
TT974 - Leveled Books Classroom Library 2 - Books Only - Level D (K-Gr. 1) • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.00 1 $29.00
TT947 - Leveled Books Classroom Library 2 - Books Only - Level N (Gr. 3) • Lakeshore Learning Materials $27.00 1 $27.00
TT944 - Leveled Books Classroom Library 2 - Books Only - Level M (Gr. 2-3) • Lakeshore Learning Materials $26.00 1 $26.00
TT915 - Leveled Books Classroom Library 2 - Books Only - Level E (Gr. 1) • Lakeshore Learning Materials $26.00 1 $26.00
TT911 - Leveled Books Classroom Library 2 - Books Only - Level A (K) • Lakeshore Learning Materials $25.00 1 $25.00
TT973 - Leveled Books Classroom Library 2 - Books Only - Level C (K) • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.00 1 $24.00

Materials cost

$722.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.83

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$762.83

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$134.62

Total project goal

$897.45

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$897.45

1 Donor

-$897.45

Donations toward project cost

-$762.83

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$134.62

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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