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Ms. Mattox from Grand Prairie TX is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

TAG Us with Tag Readers from LeapFrog!

My students need 5 Tag Reader Pens and Tag Reader Phonics sets.

  • $346 goal

This project expired on February 16, 2012.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My kindergarten students love to learn using technology. They can leap into phonics with these Tag Readers and Learn To Read Phonics sets!

I teach in a Title I, elementary school in Texas.

Over 90 percent of the students at my school are living in high-poverty and receive free or reduced lunch. There are 21 energetic, excited students in my class, ready to learn each day. I love exposing them to a variety of ways to learn, including through the use of a variety of technology.

My Project

We would love to have Tag Reader pens to practice phonics skills, including short and long vowels. With 2 Learn To Read Phonics sets, each student can practice with one of the books, at their own pace, with one of the five Tag Reader pens. This would be a wonderful center activity that students could do independently. It could also be used for reteaching students who need a little more repetition to remember their short and long vowel sounds. These pens would be used every day to reinforce important skills that are the foundation I'm building for my students to become great readers.

It's a challenge keeping 21 five and six years old engaged and motivated to learn.

I'm always looking for new ways to reach them, capture their attention, and reinforce key concepts. These Tag Readers and Learn To Read Phonics sets would be a great addition to my classroom and utilized for years to come!

Ms. Mattox
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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12 donors12 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 Tag Reading System (32MB) • Best Buy $34.86 5 $174.30
Tag - Learn To Read Phonics- - --*Comments* • Teacher's School Supply Inc. $30.99 1 $30.99
Tag - Learn To Read Phonics Long Vowels Silent E And Y Gr 4-7----*Comments* • Teacher's School Supply Inc. $30.99 1 $30.99

Materials cost

$236.28

Vendor shipping charges

$18.82

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.54

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$293.64

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$51.82

Total project goal

$345.46

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$345.46

9 Donors

-$162.59

Donations toward project cost

-$140.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.14

Matching donations from our partners

-$180.23

Match offers toward project cost

-$153.20

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.03

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$2.65

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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