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Ms. Zimmerman from Osteen FL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Turn on Your Listening Ears, Please

My students need portable CD players, headphones, and books with CDs to improve their listening skills and comprehension.

  • $801 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Many of the students in my classroom have experienced trauma in their lives and have difficulty coming to school. Our class serves students with a range of disabilities, including intellectual disabilities, emotional disturbance, autism spectrum disorder and specific learning disabilities.

Special education teachers are expected to deliver excellent instruction in English, Math, and Science without the requisite tools to teach our students.

A typical day in my classroom is filled with fun, hands on learn activities that incorporate whole brain and whole body movements that keeps students engaged and participating in their learning. My classroom is made up of 12 special education students in kindergarten, first and second grade. My day consists of a lot of small group instruction so each grade level gets the curriculum they need.

My Project

My students are creative, curious, and strong individuals. The majority of my classroom come from a low socioeconomic background. My classroom serves 12 children with autism and intellectual disabilities ranging from kindergarten to second graders.

They are readers, writers, mathematicians, artists, and dreamers.

I see what each student has the potential to become, as they persevere through problems and laugh alongside classmates. All my students are capable of learning, just on different days, and in different ways. By donating to this project you will be assisting by students learn in a "different way." When students have the access to audio books they are gaining independence, improving on their listening and comprehension skills.

Ms. Zimmerman
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 12 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
GPX PC301B Portable CD Player with Stereo Earbuds and Anti-Skip Protection (PC301B) • Amazon Business $16.73 6 $100.38
RR435 - Storyteller Read-Along Library • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 1 $79.99
Best Classroom Listening Library (Set of 8) - Paperback • Kaplan Early Learning Company $73.06 1 $73.06
On Ear Headphones with Mic, Vogek Wired Foldable Bass Headphones with Volume Control and Microphone-Black • Amazon Business $16.99 4 $67.96
Multicultural Book and CD Set (Set of 5) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $53.51 1 $53.51
Time Traveler Adventure Set 1 (set of 4) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $45.86 1 $45.86
Just Imagine Book and CD Set (Set of 5) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $45.86 1 $45.86
CB783 - Listen, Read & Rhyme with Dr. Seuss • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.50 1 $39.50
Eric Carle Book and CD Set (Set of 4) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $33.96 1 $33.96
There Was an Old Lady Book and CD Set (Set of 4) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $33.96 1 $33.96
Marsupial Sue Book and CD • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
Footloose: Bonus CD! Footloose performed by Kenny Loggins • Amazon Business $10.93 1 $10.93
I'm a Manatee: (Book & CD) • Amazon Business $9.60 1 $9.60
Stone Soup - Audio (Read Along Book & CD) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Duck on a Bike (Read Along Book & CD) • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
How Do Dinosaurs Eat Their Food? (Book & CD) • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
Max Needs a Nap (The Kinglets) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95

Materials cost

$640.47

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.61

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$680.08

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$120.01

Total project goal

$800.09

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$800.09

3 Donors

-$800.09

Donations toward project cost

-$680.08

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$120.01

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$0.00

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