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Ms. Hays from Kissimmee FL is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Upgraded Learning in Kindergarten

My students need to improve reading with the Learning Alive Suite Plus.

  • $746 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

What happens in kindergarten lasts a lifetime. This is true because it is in kindergarten that children build their educational foundation. It is up to me to help build a strong foundation that they can continue to build on throughout their educational journey.

I teach in a Title I school where all students receive free breakfast and lunch.

Most of the students I work with come from families where parents work hard to just make ends meet. Our school has also received an influx of students from Puerto Rico due to families being displaced due to hurricanes. These children come to us apprehensive about a new school and speaking little to no English. As a teacher, I want to provide as many fun and engaging educational opportunities as I can to all of these students in order to engage the students in learning to read.

My Project

Thanks to donations to a project I placed here almost two years ago, I was able to get the Learning Alive technology. My students love using this program to learn letters and sounds, math concepts, and basic sentence writing. Since then there have been improvements to this technology which include word families, word building, and sentence building. These are the next steps on the path of becoming a more fluent reader. These will be very effective when working with students with limited English, as it allows the students to interact and learn with augmented reality technology. By upgrading the program I already have, I will be able to provide my students a fun and engaging way to be better and more confident readers.

By donating to this project you would be helping 5 and 6 year olds get excited and engaged with their reading.

The students will learn to recognize letters and sounds of the letters and then move to reading and building word and then using those words to create sentences.

You would be giving them an engaging educational opportunity that they would remember for years. With this Learning Alive Plus Suite, I have no doubt that my students will become wonderful students who enjoy learning.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Upgrade from V1 Learning Alive Suite to Learning Alive Plus Suite • Alive Studios $595.00 1 $595.00

Materials cost

$595.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.92

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$633.92

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$111.87

Total project goal

$745.79

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$745.79

5 Donors

-$260.34

Donations toward project cost

-$221.29

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.05

Matching donations from our partners

-$485.44

Match offers toward project cost

-$412.62

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$72.82

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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