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Mrs. Shenk from Kokomo IN is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Today a Reader: Tomorrow a Leader

My students need magazines and a listening center that we can use during classroom instruction. When we are finished with the magazines, we will send them home to encourage families to read with their child.

  • $596 goal

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My Students

As a teacher in a low-income/high poverty school district, my students are faced with several challenges both in and out of the classroom. Despite the many challenges they face, I am looking to keep things simple and provide my students with creative and meaningful learning experiences in a safe, loving environment. Through relationships with adults, play, and planned and spontaneous instruction, my students will grow in many aspects of development. My students will progress in social skills and emotional well-being, along with language and literacy learning, and concept development

My Project

The items I have requested are Lets FInd Out (weekly) and Science Spin (monthly) magazines for each student. With these magazines, I will have a small group activity and then the students will be able to take it home and share with their families. In addition to the magazine, Scholastic provides us with a link to watch short videos that I will use in large group activities to provide a visual for my students. The magazines will build content knowledge, vocabulary, and early reading skills. To further promote listening and reading skills, I have requested a listening center so I can create an area students will be eager to go for listening to stories with their school family.

Mrs. Shenk
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
4-Person Kids Deluxe CD/Karaoke Boombox Listening Center • Kaplan Early Learning Company $297.46 1 $297.46
Let's Find Out, Kindergarten (min. 5 subscriptions per order) - 32 Issues / Min. 5 Subscriptions / Kindergarten • Scholastic Classroom Magazines $5.75 21 $120.75
Science Spin Grades K–1 - 8 Issues / Min. 10 Subscriptions / K–1 • Scholastic Classroom Magazines $0.99 21 $20.79
Magic Moves® Electronic Wand • AKJ Education $16.05 1 $16.05

Materials cost

$455.05

Vendor shipping charges

$14.15

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.83

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$506.03

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$89.30

Total project goal

$595.33

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$595.33

2 Donors

-$595.33

Donations toward project cost

-$506.03

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$89.30

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$0.00

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