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Mr. Valdez from Mission TX is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

eBook Reader

Help me give my students 25 headphones in order to effectively read online audio books.

  • $454 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My special needs students are reading with the use of a Chromebook, iPad, and headphones. Although most of them are English learners, they have the passion to read with the use of an audio device. Reading is a challenge for my students, but the use of online audiobooks brings excitement and motivation as it eases their difficulty of learning a second language.

Most of my students come from low-income families that struggle in providing their children with the tools they need to unlock their potential to read effectively.

My students love to read with headphones as it quiets their environment and prevents distractions. My special needs students love to pair up and read as they share their understanding and write notes together.

My Project

Most of my students love to read eBooks as the audio enriches their vocabulary. However, the lack of headphones makes it difficult for students to listen to audiobooks at the same time. Also, students are off task and easily distracted when multiple eBooks are playing.

Headphones will eliminate distractions, increase productivity, and help special need students focus on their reading.

With increased productivity, students are able to test on their books and check for understanding. Students that are visually impaired will also benefit from headphones. The visually impaired will finally have the tools they need to enjoy a book and fantasize about what they are reading.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sony - ZX Series Wired On-Ear Headphones - Black • Best Buy Education $14.00 25 $350.00

Materials cost

$350.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.25

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$385.25

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$67.99

Total project goal

$453.24

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$453.24

1 Donor

-$453.24

Donations toward project cost

-$385.25

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$67.99

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$0.00

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