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Mrs. Faford from Providence RI is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Can You Hear Me Now?

Help me give my students headphones and a charging station for our iPads.

  • $485 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students come to school with a strong desire to learn and to be the best that they can be. Our school is a high poverty school in an urban district in Rhode Island. Many of our students receive free or reduced lunch. Our school has an increasing population of students who receive English as a Second Language services. All of my students are English Learners. My students have proficiency levels that range from students who are new to the United States to students who are ready to exit the English as a Second Language program.

Some of the most rewarding moments of my day is when a student (new to our country) is finally able to ask for a pencil, to say good morning to me, or to hold a short conversation with another student or group of students.

In order for this to happen, we need to have experiences that can give them the opportunity to be successful English Language Learners.

My Project

Every day, I service students at varying levels of English proficiency. Our goal is to become proficient in reading, writing, speaking, and listening. Headphones are an important part of reaching our goal. The headphones will allow my students to listen to stories and then be able to orally respond to prompts using the attached microphones. In addition, they will help with keeping everyone focused and on track.

Integrating technology into the classroom is an effective way to connect with students of all learning styles.

In order to do this, we need a way to keep our materials safe and ready . We are very fortunate that we have iPads for our use. Sometimes little hands are not steady so we need cases to keep them safe. We also need a charging station so that the iPads are ready to go on a moment's notice. These materials will help us reach our goal of being proficient English Learners.

Mrs. Faford
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Belkin B2B074 Store and Charge Station • Amazon Business $176.49 1 $176.49
Avid Products AE-36 On-Ear Headphones with Boom Mic Black/Green Box • AKJ Education $12.95 10 $129.50
HDE Kids Case for iPad Mini 2 3 -Shock Proof Rugged Heavy Duty Impact Resistant Protective Cover Handle Stand for Apple iPad Mini 1 2 3 Retina (Black) • Amazon Business $13.99 5 $69.95

Materials cost

$375.94

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.64

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$411.58

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$72.63

Total project goal

$484.21

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$484.21

72 Donors

-$433.98

Donations toward project cost

-$387.78

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$46.20

match offer

-$28.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$23.80

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$4.20

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$22.23

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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