Bunche teacher seeks help with language learning


Editor’s Note: The Reporter-Telegram provides weekly updates on what Midland teachers are asking for on DonorsChoose.org.

Ms. Skinner, a third through fifth grade teacher at Bunche Elementary School, is applying for financial assistance to make language learning fun in her classroom on DonorsChoose.org.

According to his message, the material will reach 48 low-income students, some of whom speak English as a second language or have intellectual disabilities.

In total, the project, consisting mainly of educational games for reading, writing, spelling and language, will cost $566.66.

In addition to simple boxes of pencils and crayons or magnetic teaching boards for her classroom, other materials listed are:

  • Lakeshore Learning Materials reading and writing skill sets,
  • “100 Task Cards in a Box”, from Amazon Business, which help improve reading comprehension skills,
  • Word Games for Kids, which are described as fun and educational board games for children ages 6-12,
  • A set of 12 blunt-tipped scissors,
  • Teacher Created Resources SpellChecked Card Game, which Amazon says provides improved spelling skills and spelling pattern recognition,
  • Double Ditto, a word association board game,
  • Scrabble, a spelling game,
  • Bananagrams,
  • Word Teaser – 150 trivial questions and random conversation topics,
  • Edupress Classwords game – a vocabulary exercise,
  • Yammer, a spelling game,
  • Lakeshore Learning Reading Comprehension Daily Practice Journals.

There are five backers for the project so far. There is $317 left to purchase these materials and the position expires on November 12.


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