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Ms. Brown from Trenton NJ is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Create Keyboard Lab in Low Income School District!!

My students need entry-level individual pianos and headphones for individual music practice, creation, and tutoring in my music classroom.

  • $1,787 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are used to receiving the bare minimum. By giving them instruments to explore and learn on, we will tell them that they are deserving of the highest quality of material and education. We can show them that we believe in their success and we believe in them.

Remember wanting to learn an instrument in school, put you didn't have the materials, the room was too loud, or you just weren't given the chance?

Many talented students in my class are unable to learn the things they strive to learn because we simply do not have the materials! Many people believe that the students in my district will not amount to much. We are in an impoverished, Title 1, urban district where many of the students grow up too quickly. These middle school students often feel like they are falling between the cracks. However, in music class they find their voice and their place among their community. In music, they are allowed to be who they are and create work that embodies everything they love and believe in. However, they need materials and instruments to work with!

My Project

With the pianos, headphones and folders requested, my students will be able to create music individually as well as in a group. This will allow them to grow and develop into efficient and independent musicians. They will be able to explore the limitless world of music for themselves and with their classmates.

By adding pianos, my students will learn how to be a better musician, how to take care of instruments, and how to work with others to produce beautiful compositions.

My student' would benefit greatly from allowing individual practice and self-paced learning.

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Ms. Brown
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 200 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
SA-77 Mini Keyboard • Woodwind and Brasswind $49.99 25 $1,249.75
JVC - FLATS Over-the-Ear Headphones - Red • Best Buy Education $8.68 25 $217.00

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