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Mrs. Bowen from San Bernardino CA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Alexa, Can You Play Some Jazz While We Work?

My students need an Echo (2nd Generation) in order to play classical and jazz music during class, and to use as an extra technology tool.

  • $177 goal

This project expired on May 2, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

In a city known for its challenges, my primary goal is to provide my students with a safe and rigorous environment where they can take the many skills taught in the classroom to a successful future ahead.

I teach a group of 34 fourth-grade students with a combination of various special needs students mainstreamed within.

My students are a very energetic, inquisitive, and highly motivated group. They absolutely love to learn new information in a tactile and hands-on way.

One thing that sets my group of students apart is their motivation and drive to make this world a better place. They strive for change and to make a positive impact on society. At such a young age, they are already able to describe how their future actions will affect those around them. With such a positive outlook on their future, it is my duty to provide my students with enriching activities that will make them productive future scholars in society.

Through the help of DonorsChoose.org, I hope to be able to provide more learning opportunities for my students through the use of materials that are not easily accessible in public education.

My Project

My classroom is in need of an Amazon Echo Device. This device will mainly be used to play jazz and classical music during class time, promoting a calming effect on the academic learning process.

This device will be used during independent or partner time in order to be used as a calming technique in the background of the classroom; through the use of soft music, my students will be able to concentrate better and feel more relaxed in a positive learning environment.

This device will also help me be able to give voice instructions without having to take the time to look something up or type instructions. Thus, allowing the teacher more teaching opportunities and focusing on active participation by all of the students.

It's a win-win for both student and teacher! I can hear it now, "Alexa, can play some jazz while we work?"

Mrs. Bowen
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 34 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
All-new Echo (2nd Generation) - Charcoal Fabric + Sengled Starter Kit • Amazon Business $108.25 1 $108.25

Materials cost

$108.25

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$9.90

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.62

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$149.77

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.43

Total project goal

$176.20

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$176.20

1 Donor

-$176.20

Donations toward project cost

-$149.77

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.43

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$0.00

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