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  • $361 goal

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Mrs. Schweer
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households
  • 2 donors
  • $0 still needed

Speakaboos We Need You!

My students need a Speakaboos Media Lab Edition Digital Interactive Picture Book subscription.

My Students

Dr. Seuss stated, "The more you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go." This statement is dear to my heart. My goal is to instill the love of reading to my kindergarten students.

My classroom consists of 27 students, 10 of which are English language learners.

They come from a very diverse range of home structures: single parent, nuclear, multiple-family, foster, and migrant just to name a few. Many of my students come to me with no preschool experience. My students are happy and eager little learners. The vast majority of my students have no technology in the home. Their homes lack literacy. Our school is designated as a Title One, low-income school with a free and reduced lunch program. I want to make my classroom the most enriching learning environment within my power. My students are in need of current literacy technology that can be of assistance to their academic development and advancement. I feel that by using current literacy technological trends as a means to enhance academics, it will create the eagerness to learn and keep them engaged in the learning process. Previous funded projects that involve technology have been extremely valuable.

My Project

With the use of Speakaboos in my classroom, my students will be enabled to enhance the development of English while incorporating current literacy technology at the same time. During language arts, they spend a large part of their day doing center work and practicing what they have learned in a hands-on fashion. Speakaboos has interactive stories that features read-along technology. With this resource, my students will be exposed to fables, folk tales, fairy tales, and nursery rhymes. All of these genres promote English language development. The words are highlighted when read by the narrator. Speakaboos has games that teach the alphabet and games that enhance and promotes literacy and comprehension. Each story features lots of fun things to hear, watch, and do. Speakaboos has "Space Race" series that teaches about astronomy. This project would allow my students to approach reading from a very interactive format. It will engage them and make reading enjoyable

Thanks to DonorsChoose and the generous donors, I am given the opportunity to create a classroom that is conducive to learning.

This project will improve my classroom by incorporating literacy, math, music, science, technology, and much more. My students will be learning by using new age literacy technology. Their lives will be enriched by using Speakaboos. My daily goal is to make my classroom an engaging and enriching learning environment. This project will help me in meeting my daily goal.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Speakaboos Media Lab Edition Digital Interactive Picture Book Subscription 30 Users • AKJ Books $249.99 1 $249.99

Materials cost

$249.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$22.87

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.75

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$306.61

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$54.11

Total project goal

$360.72

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$360.72

1 Donor

-$180.36

Donations toward project cost

-$153.31

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.05

match offer

-$180.35

Match offer toward project cost

-$153.30

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.05

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$0.00

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by AKJ Books and one other donor.

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