You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 
See this teacher's page

Mrs. Torres from Newburgh NY is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Basic Classroom Essentials

Help me give my students headsets and magnetic letters to enhance their learning.

  • $280 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach special education. My students are unique learners who are gifted differently. They work hard to attain the skills they need for life beyond the classroom. They are becoming leaders and are growing academically and socially through individualized instruction and love. My students are special because they have to work harder to attain common goals others find easy. I love their willingness to try, make mistakes, and celebrate every small achievement. I love celebrating every milestone with my school children!

My Project

We use computers daily. The programs are designed for individualized instruction. My students can focus better with equal access to headsets. They will allow them the opportunity to focus and have good sound quality to work on letter sounds. We are learning to read and write. Magnetic letters and boards are great tools to enhance instruction. These letters are more durable and I can work with my whole group to spell out words. These tools will make a difference because they can manipulate words beyond the text and focus on individual lessons that are computer based. I am building my teacher toolbox to increase student engagement.

Mrs. Torres
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mrs. Torres is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DD210 - Multipurpose Headphones with Volume Control - Each • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 12 $119.88
LC926 - Classroom Magnetic Letters Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $44.99 1 $44.99
PH345 - 18" x 24" Magnetic Write & Wipe Board • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99

Materials cost

$204.86

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.07

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$237.93

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$41.99

Total project goal

$279.92

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$279.92

4 Donors

-$279.92

Donations toward project cost

-$237.93

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$41.99

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Newburgh","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[6103474],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"NY","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3801282,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":3,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/basic-classroom-essentials/3801282/","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":12,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Torres","authorIds":{"6103474":{"owner":"Mrs. Torres","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3801282],"proposalHash":"1710776965","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/orig/tp6103474_orig.jpg?crop=1:1,smart&width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1551236717268","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":21322294,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":{"completingDonationAmount":167,"proposalURL":"project/snacks-and-snacks/5433952/","proposalTitle":"Snacks and Snacks","proposalId":5433952},"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NjE0NDc0NA==","NjE5MjU1Mg==","NjEwMzQ3NA==","NjE5MjU4NQ=="],"teacherId":6103474,"schoolCounty":"Orange","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"NY","name":"New York"}}