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Mrs. Gerboth from Painesville OH is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Success Starts in the Home for English Language Learners!

Help me give my students and their families high-quality, reusable resources to access and practice the curriculum in the home to thrive as English Language Learners in the classroom.

  • $723 goal

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My Students

Creative. Curious. Ready. Motivated to learn new English. The English Learner (EL) population in our School District continues to grow steadily each year. As the EL population grows, it is imperative for us as English Language Teachers to support classroom teachers and parents in order to grow a community and learning environment to support their unique language needs.

Nurturing relationships with the families of our English Learners is the key to individual student success in the classroom and at home.

My Project

Our schools are the first American School experience for the majority of our first generation English Language Learners and their parents. Schooling and attitude towards education varies greatly across cultures. This why it is imperative to connect with families early, and teach them methods and strategies for learning skills in the home that their child can transfer into the classroom.

Providing early intervention, with hands-on learning experiences and quality materials for both parent and child, as modeled by specialized teachers, builds a learning community.

It is our mission to build these partnerships with families through Math, Literacy and Language evenings connecting the community, families, and the school. Each of these specialized evenings will have bilingual learning stations. At these stations parents will learn games, strategies and activities. At the end of the evening, families will receive the same materials to utilize at home.

Mrs. Gerboth
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 50 students.

8 donors have given to this project.

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Natural Cotton Canvas Tote Bags Bulk Plain Fabric for Crafts, DIY, Vinyl, Decorate, Shopping, Groceries, Teacher, Books, Gifts, Welcome Bag, Diaper Bag, Beach (Assorted Colors, 12) • Amazon Business $29.85 4 $119.40
hand2mind Wood Dominoes Classroom Kit (Set of 15) • Amazon Business $35.95 3 $107.85
Koogel 300 Pieces 2.2 x 3.5 Inches Multicolor Kraft Paper Binder Ring Easy Flip Flash Card Study Cards/Memo Scratch Pads/Bookmark/DIY Greeting Card/Index Card Stock/Note Card(50 Sheets per Set) • Amazon Business $8.99 10 $89.90
Didax Educational Resources Write & Wipe Ten-Frame Mats • Amazon Business $13.95 5 $69.75
Play-Doh Modeling Compound 36-Pack Case of Colors, Non-Toxic, Assorted Colors, 3-Ounce Cans (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $24.99 2 $49.98
SUNEE Dry Erase Pockets 30 Pack - Reusable & Oversized 10" x 14" - Clear Durable Plastic Sleeves with 2 Rings for Classroom Organization, Teacher and School Supplies • Amazon Business $19.85 2 $39.70
EXPO Low Odor Dry Erase Markers, Fine Tip, Assorted Colors, 12 Pack - 86603 • Amazon Business $8.93 4 $35.72
Learning Resources Dice In Dice Bucket, Math Toy, Manipulative, Set of 72, Ages 3+ • Amazon Business $13.99 2 $27.98
Neenah Cardstock, 8.5" x 11", Heavy-Weight, White, 94 Brightness, 300 Sheets (91437) • Amazon Business $12.29 1 $12.29

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