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Ms. Linley from Houston TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading Opens the Mind to Dreams

My students need 25 headphones that allow them to hear and read literary and informational books that will captivate their minds to adventure our nation through text.

  • $398 goal

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My Students

I teach creative, energetic, and inquisitive students. My students come from diverse backgrounds and many of them are from low economic homes. I love providing a vast amount of activities that promote learning in the classroom, but due to budget cuts resources are limited. I would like to have more academic board games that enhance higher-order thinking skills, literacy, vocabulary, and history in the classroom. Even though my students were faced with the devastating effects of "Hurricane Harvey" they remain positive, productive and eager to learn.

My Project

The addition of headphones to my classroom will allow the students to clearly hear and listen to the academic materials provided through technology to enhance their reading skills and listening skills. The variety of literature that stems from different cultures and ideas will open the minds creative minds of my students. My struggling readers will be able to listen to stories or practice listening to audio conversations to boost their listening and speaking confidence. I know that some students may not be able to be exposed to different cultural experiences so I would like to provide those opportunities through text.

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

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This project will reach 45 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Classroom Testing Stereo Headphones - 25 Pack • Amazon Business $74.75 1 $74.75
Junie B. Jones Audio Collection, Books 1-8 • Amazon Business $20.63 1 $20.63
Pacon Privacy Boards, White, 48" x 16", 4 Boards (3782) • Amazon Business $9.04 2 $18.08
Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race • Amazon Business $13.64 1 $13.64
I Am Enough • Amazon Business $13.10 1 $13.10
Free as a Bird: The Story of Malala • Amazon Business $12.75 1 $12.75
Amelia Bedelia CD Audio Collection (I Can Read Books: Level 2) • Amazon Business $11.64 1 $11.64
Jamaica's Find Book & CD (Read Along Book and CD) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
You Can Too! Civil Rights Champions (Time for Kids Nonfiction Readers) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
My Nana and Me • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Baseball Saved Us • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
The Butterfly • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
1: Trapped in a Video Game: Book One (Volume 1) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Whispering Town (Holocaust) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
The Harmonica • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Jars of Hope: How One Woman Helped Save 2,500 Children During the Holocaust (Encounter: Narrative Nonfiction Picture Books) • Amazon Business $7.65 1 $7.65
I Will Come Back for You • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
Benno and the Night of Broken Glass (Holocaust) • Amazon Business $7.55 1 $7.55
I Love My Hair! • Amazon Business $7.00 1 $7.00
The Bracelet • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Dancing in the Wings • Amazon Business $6.74 1 $6.74
For the Right to Learn: Malala Yousafzai's Story (Encounter: Narrative Nonfiction Picture Books) • Amazon Business $6.34 1 $6.34
Moana Read-Along Storybook & CD (Read-Along Storybook and CD) • Amazon Business $5.06 1 $5.06
The Boy Who Ate Dog Biscuits (A Stepping Stone Book(TM)) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
My Parents Think I'm Sleeping (I Can Read Level 3) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Aliens for Breakfast (A Stepping Stone Book(TM)) • Amazon Business $3.49 1 $3.49
How Not to Babysit Your Brother (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $2.89 1 $2.89

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