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Mrs. Peroff from Honolulu HI is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Creating Community by Amplifying Student Voice

Help me give my students a Qball and a speaker so that they can have an amplified voice in group discussions!

  • $448 goal

This project expired on March 1, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My top priority when teaching my a wonderfully diverse group of learners is creating a community. I do this by engaging in community building discussions called Philosophy for Children (P4C). In P4C students sit in a circle and discuss a student generated question. Through this activity we learn about each other, we build relationships, and develop a safe environment for learning.

Through this activity students learn to speak and listen to each others ideas with respect.

Qball will help empower my students to have their voice heard as well as enable them to listen to their classmates ideas.

Many of my students are English Language Learners. Some of these students are very soft spoken and are very hard to hear in our group discussions. I would love to get a Qball to help amplify their voice so that they can be more active participants in our P4C circle.

My Project

Building safe learning community is a top priority to me.

I want to create a learning community where every student feels calm, safe and ready to share their voice.

I would like to do this by purchasing a Qball wireless microphone to help amplify my quieter students voices during group discussions.

In order to create a calm and safe learning environment, I would also like to buy a wireless bose speaker to play soothing music during independent work times.

To help my fidgeters stay more clam and focused, I would also like to purchase hand held manipulatives or "fidgets" to safely get their wiggles out.

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Qball - Throwable Wireless Microphone - 2.4Ghz up to 75 ft range • Amazon Business $199.00 1 $199.00
Bose SoundLink Micro Bluetooth speaker - Black • Amazon Business $99.00 1 $99.00
Impresa Products Spiky Sensory Balls (Pack of 5) - Squeezy and Bouncy Fidget Toys / Sensory Toys - BPA/Phthalate/Latex-Free • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Mesh-and-Marble Fidget Toy (8-pack) - Stress/Anxiety Relief for Adults and Kids - BPA Free • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Impresa Products 5-Pack of Stretchy String Fidget / Sensory Toys (BPA/Phthalate/Latex-Free) - Stretches from 10 Inches to 8 Feet! • Amazon Business $9.49 1 $9.49

Materials cost

$330.47

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$14.54

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.96

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$379.97

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$67.05

Total project goal

$447.02

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$447.02

1 Donor

-$447.02

Donations toward project cost

-$379.97

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$67.05

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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