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Mr. Sheridan from Schenectady NY is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Can You Hear Me Now?? Podcasting With Students!

Help me give my students audio equipment so that they can podcast and have their voices heard!

  • $233 goal

This project expired on June 11, 2019.

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My Students

We are a diverse school with a VOICE!! My job as instructional technology integrator is to give students the tools to express their voice. Students are from diverse backgrounds and socioeconomic situations and could use all the help they could get.

Our students deserve a chance to thrive and be able to experience the same educational experiences as neighboring students.

Our school not only features tremendous diversity, but also a large amount of students that receive free and reduced lunch. Too often, students in this category are overlooked - NO MORE! I will give these students the platform to have their incredible stories heard.

My Project

It is so important that all students have their voices heard! By providing our students with basic audio equipment, they can publish themselves to an authentic audience, and be heard! I have worked with some students this past year on podcasting projects using the built-in microphone on a Chromebook. This gift will allow more students to record at the same time, and share themselves beyond the walls of the classroom.

As one of my mentors said, "Be sure to tell your own story, because if you don't, someone else will"

In allowing students the opportunity to have their voice heard, I have seen more interest and engagement with a greater number of students. I owe it to them - they deserve this opportunity! The ATR2100 microphones have XLR and USB connections, meaning they will be great today...and tomorrow! The pop shields and boom arm will ensure that their stories sound the best they possibly can be!

Mr. Sheridan
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 750 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Audio-Technica ATR2100-USB Cardioid Dynamic USB/XLR Microphone • Amazon Business $66.95 2 $133.90
Neewer NW(B-3) 6 inch Studio Microphone Mic Round Shape Wind Pop Filter Mask Shield with Stand Clip (Black Filter) • Amazon Business $8.50 2 $17.00
NEEWER Adjustable Microphone Suspension Boom Scissor Arm Stand, Max Load 1 KG Compact Mic Stand Made of Durable Steel for Radio Broadcasting Studio, Voice-Over Sound Studio, Stages, and TV Stations • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99

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