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Ms. Pearson from Allenstown NH is requesting professional development through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Professional development

Yes! Science Can Teach Me to Read!

I need these books to grow my knowledge about the Science of Reading and reach all learners.

  • $204 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach a K/1 class with 3 other teachers in a low-income, high poverty school district. Our students are faced with several challenges both in and out of the classroom. There are many demands emotionally and academically.

Our students are champions each day when it comes to overcoming these obstacles.

They come to school ready to do their best and are eager to learn to read.

Our K/1 kids are hands-on learners who love to explore the world around them and help each other. They work hard each day to do their best in reading, writing, ​and math. They are the most loving kids around.

My Project

This is my 31st year of teaching in the same school. My goal is to create strong readers, writers and long life learners.

The books in this project are based on the Science of Reading will help me to understand the reading and writing brain.

The Knowledge Gap, Speech To Print and Language at the Speed of Sight will help enhance and deepen my background knowledge of how the brain learns to read. The Writing Revolution and How to Plan Differentiated Reading Instruction, will give me activities and lessons I can use with my students in small groups.

These books will help me use the best instructional methods to help my students become strong readers and writers. Thank you for taking the time to read about my project.

Ms. Pearson
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Speech to Print: Language Essentials for Teachers • Amazon Business $44.95 1 $44.95
How to Plan Differentiated Reading Instruction, Second Edition: Resources for Grades K-3 • Amazon Business $28.64 1 $28.64
Closing the Vocabulary Gap • Amazon Business $21.70 1 $21.70
The Knowledge Gap: The hidden cause of America's broken education system--and how to fix it • Amazon Business $18.49 1 $18.49
The Writing Revolution: A Guide to Advancing Thinking Through Writing in All Subjects and Grades • Amazon Business $15.89 1 $15.89
Overcoming Dyslexia • Amazon Business $11.49 1 $11.49

Materials cost

$141.16

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.12

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$173.28

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$30.58

Total project goal

$203.86

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$203.86

3 Donors

-$101.93

Donations toward project cost

-$86.64

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.29

match offer

-$101.93

Match offer toward project cost

-$86.64

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.29

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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