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Mrs. Chevez from Midvale UT is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Stories for Struggling Readers

Help me give my students who struggle most with reading the opportunity to have the story read to them while they follow along.

  • $511 goal

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My Students

Curious, eager, and full of life; these are all characteristics that come to mind when I reflect on the little second graders in my class this year. These kids want to know everything about the world around them. They pour over books, soak up information from educational videos, and listen intently to instruction about new things.

My second graders have a hunger for knowledge and deserve to have the highest quality resources at their fingertips, opening the doors to a brighter future for not only themselves, but their families as well.

My Project

Like most teachers, I can't be in 10 places at once. As much as I'd like to be able to read with every student one-on-one every day, it just isn't feasible. I can, however, provide them with mp3 players and audiobooks as listening centers so those who struggle to read independently can get the support they need while I'm working with another group that needs my attention.

These headphones, mp3 players, and audiobooks would not only give my English Language Learners increased exposure to native English speakers and texts, but will also help meet the needs of many of my students who came to me more than a grade-level behind in their literacy skills.

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

This project will reach 25 students.

8 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
SanDisk Clip Jam digital player • CDW-G $41.47 6 $248.82
Bulk Earbuds 50 Pack Multi colored For Classroom, 8 Assorted Colors, Silicone Tips, Individually Bagged, Universal Compatibility, Perfect for Resale, Churches, Camps, Schools, Gyms, Hotels, Museums • Amazon Business $49.75 1 $49.75
Lilly's Big Day and Other Stories CD • AKJ Education $10.94 1 $10.94
CD-The Best of Fancy Nancy 6 Stories • AKJ Education $10.21 1 $10.21
The Pout-Pout Fish book and CD storytime set • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
Dr. Seuss's ABC Book & CD • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
Feast for 10 Book & CD • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
Scary, Scary Halloween Book & CD • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
No Mirrors in My Nana's House Musical CD and Book • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
CD - Helpers in My Community • AKJ Education $7.30 1 $7.30
Where Do Animals Live • AKJ Education $7.30 1 $7.30
Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See? What Do You See? • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
How Do Dinosaurs Get Well Soon? - Audio • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
CD-Danny and the Dinosaur Book and CD Danny and the Dinosaur Book and CD • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29

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