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Ms. Jocson Ramirez from Newark CA is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

You Can Read Along With Me

The cost of this CD/casette Player is $374, including shipping and <a target="new" href="" onclick="g_openWindow('', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

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I am a second-year kindergarten teacher in Newark, CA with 20 enthusiastic students, 13 of whom are English Language Learners (ELL). In order to provide individualized reading instruction to my diverse group of students, I have set up independent literacy centers; while I am teaching a small group of students, the rest of the class is busy with different learning activities. One of the centers that I would like to expand and improve is my listening center. This center exposes the children to more stories; and for the ELL students, the center also exposes them to more vocabulary. I inherited an old tape player from the previous teacher, but it often eats up the cassette tapes, thus making the center unavailable for the day. We would love to have a new CD/cassette player for our listening center. It would give me the option of playing the newer CD versions of recorded stories, as well as the CDs I have created at home on the computer using my own voice: "You can read along with me. When you hear the bell, turn the page." Thank you for considering my proposal!

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

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Califone 2455AV Performer Plus CD Player Cassette Boom Box Standard • $250.00 1 $250.00

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