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Ms. Fletcher from Washington DC is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Sensory Learning for Extraordinary Students

Help me give my students a light table, binding machine, and other materials for the opportunity to build their literacy.

  • $762 goal

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My Students

The scholars in my classroom are so fun, energetic, and full of life. The scholars are three and four years old, and each has specific learning delays that have brought them together.

The students in this classroom may often be looked at as special needs students, but to me, they are extraordinary children who are capable of accomplishing great things!

We have a wide range of learners ranging from non-verbal students to students on varying levels of the autism spectrum. Regardless of those needs, it is our classroom's ideology that all students can and will learn.

Our class is comprised of two girls that are both sassy and sweet, and six boys! We spend lots of time reading books, singing songs, exploring outside, playing, creating art, and growing!

My Project

The use of these materials will help develop my students' ability to interact with letters and books in a meaningful way. The light table will allow students to build letters and words. Students in my classroom love the alphabet, but it is my job to inspire them to go from rote knowledge of letters to young readers. The light table will help develop this interest in learning sounds and creating letter blends, while the binding machine will help me adapt books to engage my scholars. Further, social stories will be created to help students develop their social and emotional skills. Literacy is an important part of child development.

By supporting this initiative, you are helping students learn that they matter and giving them the tools to spell their names, read, and contribute to the world!

Ms. Fletcher
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of 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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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Whitney Brothers Light Table • Amazon Business $450.00 1 $450.00
Fellowes Binding Machine Star+ Comb Binding (5006501) • Amazon Business $64.34 1 $64.34
Learning Resources Letter Construction, School Activity Set, Play School, 60 Pieces, Ages 3+ • Amazon Business $35.49 1 $35.49
Colorations Plastic Translucent Multi-Color Uppercase Letters, 3/4", 260 Pieces for Decorating Arts & Crafts, Learning, and Light Tables (Item #LETGEM) • Amazon Business $10.60 1 $10.60
BNC 19 Rings Letter Size Plastic Binding Comb Pack of 100 Size: 6mm (1/4") • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
BNC 19 Rings Letter Size Plastic Binding Comb Pack of 100 Size: 6mm (1/4") • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

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