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Mrs. Schiffmiller from Brooklyn NY is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Tag Readers Help Us LEAP Into Reading!

My students need Tag Readers, with cases and books, to remediate and enrich their reading skills.

  • $600 goal

This project expired on April 16, 2011.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Have you ever tried to read a book written in an unfamiliar language? That is what it feels like to struggling readers who are below their grade level. Words to them look like a foreign language. I am trying to get my students as much help as possible to succeed.

I work with struggling readers in grades 3 through 5, who are reading at average 3 years below their grade level.

Books that seem simplistic to fluent readers are a challenge to these students. They work really hard to decode common words and have a limited sight vocabulary.

My Project

The Tag Readers are the perfect tool for helping my students practice their reading skills. These books and readers will enable them to self correct and give much needed vocabulary support. These materials will further allow for independent reading, which is something these children strive for.

The excitement of reading a book alone will further encourage my boys and girls to read more.

The Tag Readers are self motivating and educational at the same time. I hope to encourage a life long love of reading for students who at this point believe they will never read on their own.

Mrs. Schiffmiller
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 50 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TRANSITIONAL READERS SINGLE COPY SET • School Specialty Inc. $104.50 1 $104.50
TAG CHILDREN'S CLASSICS SET • School Specialty Inc. $67.93 1 $67.93
TAG SUPER SPELLER • School Specialty Inc. $13.77 1 $13.77
Tag Storage Case----*Comments* • Teacher's School Supply Inc. $14.98 3 $44.94
The Tag Reading System- - --*Comments* • Teacher's School Supply Inc. $64.00 3 $192.00

Materials cost

$423.14

Vendor shipping charges

$44.68

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.35

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$509.17

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$89.85

Total project goal

$599.02

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$599.02

4 Donors

-$111.00

Donations toward project cost

-$96.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.00

match offer

-$486.08

Match offer toward project cost

-$413.17

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$72.91

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.94

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$0.00

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