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Ms. H. from Norfolk VA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Engaging Whiteboard for Superb Speech

My students need a dry erase white board, dry erase markers, and erasers to help enhance their learning experience in speech and language sessions.

  • $542 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I provide direct speech-language therapy to a wide variety of students with speech and language impairments. My students are quite diverse and have unique needs. Among the skills we work on are things such as: articulation, vocabulary, following directions, social skills, language skills, listening comprehension, and grammar. My school also has three self-contained autism classrooms. Some children in these classrooms are non-verbal or minimally verbal and are working on very basic skills. I work with students PK through 5th grade at a Title I school.

All of my students are working on improving their communication skills, whether that be verbally, with sign, or assistive technology.

Some students need additional support in vocabulary development, others need support with higher level language skills such as idioms, multiple meanings, and predicting outcomes. Other students have phonological or articulation disorders, which affect their ability to produce sounds correctly and impacts their ability to convey their message to listeners effectively.

My Project

My students are so diverse and each and every one of them learns in a different way. The whiteboard, dry erase markers, and erasers will help my students have an additional interactive method to achieve their goals and objectives. Right now, I have a chalkboard and a small dry erase board that someone gave away. These are not very conducive for my students to use and they could really use an additional method to assist with their learning.

This white board would allow for more hands on learning and add a visual component to their learning.

They love to draw or write and simply be the “teacher.” This would also help me to demonstrate strategies we are targeting in our sessions. Having the visual up on the board instead of on paper would help bring these ideas to life for my students. Additionally, it would provide a space for us to set up games on the board using magnets, such as matching games or suction cup ball games while targeting our goals.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
MasterVision Value Lacquered Steel Magnetic Dry Erase Board, 48" x 96", White, Aluminum Frame • Staples Advantage $406.99 1 $406.99
Expo Low Odor Dry-Erase Organizer, 6-Color Set • Staples Advantage $13.79 1 $13.79
Staples Dry-Erase Board Eraser 4.7"L x 1.8"W, Black (13612) • Staples Advantage $0.70 4 $2.80

Materials cost

$423.58

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.35

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$459.93

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$81.16

Total project goal

$541.09

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$541.09

50 Donors

-$257.37

Donations toward project cost

-$235.41

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.96

match offer

-$264.14

Match offer toward project cost

-$224.52

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.62

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$19.58

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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