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Mrs. Kacal from Sugar Land TX is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Empowering Young Speakers

Help me give my students a Qball Microphone to help them become more confident speakers!

  • $273 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I will soon meet my new class of 28 five year olds. We go to school on a very diverse campus and love to learn about all the things that make us unique as well as the many things we all have in common.

I am going into my second year of teaching and so excited to implement new activities to help my students grow.

Teaching brings me joy and I am excited to wake up and go to "work" every day! I am excited to join Donors Choose to get help in creating a classroom that my students deserve.

Most if not all of my students live in Fort Bend county and surrounding areas that were affected by Hurricane Harvey.

My Project

Coming into Kindergarten, many students are very shy about participating in class. When English is their second language (as about 50% of my class is) it is even harder to get them to engage in class discussions.

The Qball Microphone will help them become more confident speakers by providing a fun way to share their unique ideas.

Students quickly see how fun it is to be able to throw the microphone back and forth and soon want to join in the fun with the rest of their peers.

It is often hard to keep students engaged for long periods of time, especially toward the end of the day. By giving them an active way to participate in conversation, I will be able to keep more students engaged and actively listening to others. The Qball will begin to build public speaking skills at a young age. The more they are able to practice speaking in class, the more fluent and confident they will become.

Mrs. Kacal
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Qball Throwable Microphone - 2.4Ghz up to 75 ft range • Amazon Business $199.00 1 $199.00

Materials cost

$199.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.98

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$231.98

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$40.94

Total project goal

$272.92

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$272.92

1 Donor

-$137.00

Donations toward project cost

-$116.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.55

match offer

-$135.92

Match offer toward project cost

-$115.53

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.39

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$0.00

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