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Mrs. Cauthon from South West Cy MO is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

21st Century Classroom

My students need headphones and computer mice to extend their learning.

  • $601 goal

This project expired on June 21, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach at a title 1 school in a small town. My students are highly diverse in their culture, educational backgrounds, family, and needs. This doesn't stop them from coming together to form a warm, welcoming environment in the school. This is my first year teaching and I am teaching 45 minutes away from my bigger city home. These students welcomed me with open arms and made me feel not only comfortable teaching here, but lucky to teach here.

These students face many challenges but they never cease to work hard!

This area is a low socioeconomic so supplies and resources are difficult to come by. State testing is coming up and we have been preparing the last few weeks. Our district just gave each middle school classroom a set of Chromebooks. We are still in need of a class set of computer mice and headphones, though. These tools will enable my students to perform better in class and on the upcoming state tests.

My Project

I am requesting a classroom set of computer mice and headphones. This will help my students gain 21st century technology skills. We use Google Classroom on a daily basis but students can't hear videos or maneuver the track pad very well. These simple tools will enable students to collaborate with one another, remove frustrations from learning, and perform better day to day. My goal is to help prepare them for the ever changing world we live in and technology is a huge part of it!

I want to bring the world into this classroom and these tools will help me do just that!

This classroom set of headphones and mice will benefit FOUR different classes, as we are on a rotation and I see four classes a day. Thank you for your support!

Mrs. Cauthon
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 65 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
10 Sony Headphones (BUY 9 GET 1 FREE) • Best Buy Education $134.90 3 $404.70
Insignia? - USB Optical Mouse - Gray/Black • Best Buy Education $2.74 25 $68.50

Materials cost

$473.20

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.10

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$510.30

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$90.05

Total project goal

$600.35

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$600.35

3 Donors

-$575.35

Donations toward project cost

-$489.05

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$86.30

match offer

-$25.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$21.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

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$0.00

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