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Ms. Brown from New York NY is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Art and Music Our Biggest Love

Help me give my students the art materials and music audio equipment to enhance their assembly programs.

  • $731 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are a group of enthusiastic and creative learners who learn best through hands-on experiences. As a teacher, working in a Title One school with students who are from an extremely low-income household, in which all my students qualify for free lunch. It makes me fight harder to provide my students with the many experiences they may never have. As I listen to them working with their partners, there is evidence of energy, creativity, and enriched conversations heard throughout the room.

It is quite evident when students become exposed to a variety of art and musical activities; it enables them when visiting museums and musical concerts to have a deeper appreciation.

As an educator, I am aware that students do learn best by having a voice to spark their knowledge, and implementing arts allows them to use their imagination to relate to their education in a meaningful and purposeful way.

My Project

Studies have shown that art and music enables a student to learn best, by having the opportunities to grow their talents in multiples ways. The materials I have requested will be used to support our music and art program which is severely lacking. These materials, such as the paints, butcher paper, and clay are designated to decorate the auditorium in which the students can share their creativity to show their representation of Spring. The learning goal established will incorporate a deeper insight into music and artwork. Moreover, it will allow students to actively participate in showcasing their artwork on a mural and performing through dance, acting or singing. Our school has cultural-based assemblies, and with these supplies, the students will be able to decorate the auditorium to connect to their learning and to work collaboratively.

It is quite evident that when students become exposed to a variety of art supplies and musical experiences, it connects them to learning, and it enhances their creativity, interest, and appreciation for the arts.

As an educator, I am aware that students do learn best by having a voice to spark their knowledge, and implementing arts and music allows them to use their imagination to relate to their education in a meaningful way. The use of the wireless speaker and microphones will enable students to have audio equipment available, as they rehearse songs, skits, and poems to reveal a unique hidden talent for the school community. As the students share their talents through songs, rehearse lines, or dance this will bring confidence within each child and lasting memories for their families in the audience.

Ms. Brown
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wireless Headset Lavalier Microphone System and Handheld Dynamic Microphone Set-3in1, 160 ft Range, 1/4'' Plug, for PA Speaker, Amp, Mixer, Podcast, Fitness Instructor, Youtube, DSLR Camera, Teaching • Amazon Business $37.99 5 $189.95
ION Audio Block Rocker Plus | 100W Portable Speaker, Battery Powered with Bluetooth, Microphone & Cable, AM/FM Radio, Wheels & Telescopic Handle and USB Charging For Smartphones & Tablets • Amazon Business $159.99 1 $159.99
W WINBRIDGE S92 Pro Portable PA System, PA Speaker System with Bluetooth Microphone, Wireless Voice Amplifier 25 Watts Loud Speaker for Presentation,Teaching,Outdoor Activities etc • Amazon Business $129.00 1 $129.00
LX9990 - White Butcher Paper Roll • Lakeshore Learning Materials $64.99 1 $64.99
VR516 - Washable Watercolor Brush Pens - Set of 8 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $8.99 3 $26.97
RA442 - Nonhardening Modeling Clay Bucket • Lakeshore Learning Materials $10.99 1 $10.99

Materials cost

$581.89

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.73

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$620.62

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$109.52

Total project goal

$730.14

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$730.14

1 Donor

-$730.14

Donations toward project cost

-$620.62

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$109.52

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$0.00

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