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Mr. Alton from Waterford CA is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Can I Have Your Attention Please ?

My students need a relaxing and soothing way to get their attention.

  • $170 goal

This project expired on December 21, 2018.

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My Students

My students are a wonderful group of kids who come from a variety of backgrounds. Included in the group of students are low-income students, English learners, immigrants, students with special needs, and many others. They are a superb group of kids who care for the well being of others.

The kids in my class are very passionate and full of life.

Everyday with them is a new adventure full of exciting stories and experiences that they share with me. Some of my students come from homes where school is their only safe, secure, and consistent environment.

My Project

I am looking to get a couple of attention getters to use when working to get my students' attention. I have seen both the doorbell and chime used effectively to gain the attention of students. All of these items would allow for me to get the attention of my class without having to raise my voice or creating more loud noises to get their attention, such as clapping or calls and responses.

Getting the attention of kindergarteners can be difficult, but is so important.

When I can effectively get the attention of my class using a calming solution it will allow them to focus quickly. With quick focus wasted time is decreased and learning is increased.

Mr. Alton
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 24 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
TreeWorks Chimes TRE430 Made in USA Five Tone Energy Chime for Meditation and Classroom Use • Amazon Business $32.99 1 $32.99
Woodstock Trio Zenergy Chime- Eastern Energies Collection • Amazon Business $25.00 1 $25.00
Wireless LED Puck Light, Multi Color Light with Remote Control, Kitchen Under Cabinet Light Operates On AA Batteries, Touch Light for Closet, Stair, Bedroom, Lockers - 6 Pack, (18 PCS Batteries) • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
SadoTech Model C Waterproof Wireless Doorbell Chime Operating over 500-feet Range with Over 50 Chimes, No Batteries Required for Plugin Receiver, IP68 Waterproof Button, Scratch Resistant Matte Black • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99

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