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Mrs. Suerdieck from Springfield IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

We Can Keep Learning at Home!

Help me give my students materials that they can use in their at-home learning.

  • $261 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are at-risk readers, who I support in small intervention groups. We work on using word solving skills, reading strategies, and comprehension strategies. My students are facing huge hurdles right now. Many of them have socioeconomic struggles to face, some more than ever before.

My students are excited learners during our regular school day, but are not connecting online during E-learning.

Their attendance on Zoom calls and assignments are not getting completed. We need to think differently about how to get materials in their homes, so they have an opportunity to learn without connecting to the school.

Parents are willing to help their student, but they do not have the necessary materials and resources to use. The parents are also overwhelmed, due to trying to work from home or being an essential worker. Many of my parents are struggling with the E-learning due to lack of experience with the technology and lack of reliable internet connections.

My students deserve a chance to keep learning!

My Project

My students still need to learn at home. They do not always have the materials to do so.

The books will help the students keep reading.

It is more important now than ever, to interest the students in books that are just-right, but interesting too. Reading online is not as engaging as having a book.

The games will be a fun way to practice the phonics skills that the children are practicing. The games can be enjoyed by the families and help bring them together during this time. Parents need a fun way to help their child.

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
EE207 Guided Reading Book Set Level E • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
Series Sampler - Elephant and Piggie (5 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $37.38 1 $37.38
HH872 Prefixes Listening Center Skill Pack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LM393 Splash Blends Digraphs Game • Lakeshore Learning Materials $10.99 2 $21.98
LM394 Splash Vowel Sounds Game • Lakeshore Learning Materials $10.99 2 $21.98
LM392 Splash CVC Words Game • Lakeshore Learning Materials $10.99 1 $10.99
Habitats • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
Water Habitats • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Ocean Animal Adaptations • AKJ Education $5.91 1 $5.91

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