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Mrs. Tietz from Oroville CA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Do You Hear What I Hear?

Help me give my students a more successful experience using their Chromebooks, by providing headphones that fit and work. My kindergarten students are learning to use Google Classroom and often need headphones to best utilize the content shared.

  • $659 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My excited, eager to learn, kindergarten students greet me on the playground each morning with a hug and a hello. Once the bell rings, the students line up before entering the classroom to begin the day. Most mornings, someone asks, "What are we going to learn today?", while the others wait with anticipation. The best days are those that begin with cheers for my response. My diverse students from disadvantaged backgrounds work hard to achieve the academic, social, and emotional demands of the kindergarten school day and have fun while learning.

My Project

If everyone had a set of headphones, all students could focus on their work without the distraction of hearing another's story being read aloud. As my students learn to write, they often access Google Classroom and select from a series of videos to learn about an animal of interest. It can be quite overwhelming to hear a class of students all listening to a different video, song, or story at the same time. When my students have an independent station and utilize learning games, they need to hear the directions and the phonemes clearly to be successful. Headphones would help my students concentrate.

Mrs. Tietz
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Avid Products AE-66 Over-Ear Headphones with Mic Yellow Box • AKJ Education $15.95 30 $478.50

Materials cost

$478.50

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$43.78

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.18

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$559.46

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$98.73

Total project goal

$658.19

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$658.19

4 Donors

-$348.49

Donations toward project cost

-$296.22

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$52.27

match offer

-$309.69

Match offer toward project cost

-$263.24

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$46.45

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$0.00

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