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Mrs. Wickenhauser from Table Grove IL is requesting professional development through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Professional development

Targeted Interventions that Work for Struggling Readers

I need to attend the one-day seminar, "Helping Your Struggling Readers Become More Successful Readers: Targeted Interventions that Work!

  • $345 goal

This project expired on January 29, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work as a Title I Reading Teacher in a rural, central Illinois community. Our school services students in grade K-5.

Our school has a warm, nurturing environment, where the teachers know the students by name and the students likewise know the teachers, even when the student is not in a teacher's class.

The majority of our students are now attending the same school as their parents. Our school may be a small, but our size gives the school a family feel.

My Project

As a Title 1 Reading Teacher, I am responsible for finding interventions that can be used for all of our struggling students in kindergarten through fifth grade. The intervention groups that I am responsible for range from learning alphabet letters and sounds to building fluency and reading comprehension. This is a challenge, since most of our current interventions are dated or have been used multiple times on the same students. Each student learns differently and I need to have additional interventions and strategies that I can use.

By attending this workshop, I will have the opportunity to learn about interventions and strategies that will be new to me as well as my students.

The strategies that I pick up from this workshop will be able to be used by my future students.

Mrs. Wickenhauser
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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27 donors27 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 150 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Component Company Total
Activity BER (Bureau of Education & Research $259.00

Trip cost

$259.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.88

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$292.88

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$51.68

Total project goal

$344.56

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$344.56

27 Donors

-$339.09

Donations toward project cost

-$292.88

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$46.21

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$5.47

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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