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Ms. Waind from Grand Island NE is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Tag-Let's Read

My students need The Leapfrog Tag Reader System to develop letter identification, decoding words, spelling, building vocabulary, and reading comprehension.

  • $550 goal

This project expired on January 18, 2015.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn." - Benjamin Franklin

In my classroom of 21 Kindergarten kids, there is a wide range of background and experiences.

Despite the economic, cultural, and educational background differences within our walls, these kids are excited to be in school and eager to learn. As it is with most 5 year old kids, they require movement and learning that will involve and engage them. As children emerge into readers it is important to provide tools that will allow them success and enjoyment in order to capture the love of reading that is waiting inside of each and every child.

My Project

I hope to help inspire students love of reading with the Tag School Reading System. The Tag School Reader is an easy-to-use handheld tool for kids to help them learn to read. Every time a child touches the Tag School reader to specially printed books and materials, they can hear stories and sentences read aloud, get on-demand pronunciation for individual words, listen to audio from characters and other story elements, and play fun activities that reinforce key skills such as comprehension and vocabulary development. I would like to provide enough Tag Readers to enable small groups of students to work independently and be fully engaged in something exciting and educational during Daily Five and Center Reading times.

Please help my "K.

Kids" develop a passion for books! As the first step in a long educational career the Tag Reader is a magnificent tool to aid children in developing letter recognition, word building, vocabulary, and reading comprehension. These are important skills to aid in the reading process but the Tag Reader will help promote something far more telling of future reading success. It will ensure that the time spent with books is enjoyable for all levels of learners.

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

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 21 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LeapFrog LeapReader Reading and Writing System, Green • Amazon $37.88 10 $378.80
LeapFrog LeapReader Deluxe Writing Workbook: Learn to Write Letters with Mr. Pencil • Amazon $14.43 1 $14.43
LeapFrog LeapReader Learn to Read, Volume 1 (works with Tag) • Amazon $13.67 1 $13.67

Materials cost

$406.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$24.41

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.10

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$467.41

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$82.48

Total project goal

$549.89

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$549.89

2 Donors

-$549.89

Donations toward project cost

-$467.41

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$82.48

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$0.00

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