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Mrs. Duff from Oelwein IA is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Alexa, Set the Mood

My students need to have a calm classroom environment using the Alexa system and Himalayan lamps.

  • $228 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My middle school students are amazing! They are a part of a small rural school district that strives to achieve on all levels. Like many rural communities, we have been affected by the lingering economic situation. Our school has a very high rate of students participating in the free and reduced price lunch program. Many families have lost their income because of businesses closing and jobs being scaled back. Resources at school have also been cut drastically because of declining enrollment when families look for employment elsewhere.

My Project

A calm and mindful classroom is essential for the whole child. Having Alexa help control music and the Himalayan Lamps will make this happen. These are just a few tools our class can use to foster their well-being. My goal with this donor request is to provide my students with the tools to act on their self-awareness and increase calmness.

I am confident by equipping my students with sensory supplies, their social and academic achievement will only increase.

In addition to the lessons on mindfulness and character skills, these classroom tools can ensure our class' success with the ability to create calmness.

Mrs. Duff
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 200 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Echo (2nd Generation) - Smart speaker with Alexa - Heather Gray Fabric • Amazon Business $84.99 1 $84.99
Wi-Fi Smart Plug, Mini Outlets Smart Socket No Hub Required Timing Function Control Your Electric Devices from Anywhere Works with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant 4-Pack Amysen • Amazon Business $39.94 1 $39.94
All Natural Himalayan Salt Lamp - Hand Carved Himilian Hymalain Pink Salt Rock Genuine Wood Base Dimmer Control Included Perfect Mothers Day Gifts | 6-8 Inches | 6-7 lbs (Set of 2) • Amazon Business $25.95 1 $25.95

Materials cost

$150.88

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$10.34

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.26

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$193.48

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$34.14

Total project goal

$227.62

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$227.62

1 Donor

-$227.62

Donations toward project cost

-$193.48

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.14

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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