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Ms. Weston from N Las Vegas NV is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Engaging Young Minds to Speak Out!

Help me give my students a microphone that encourages them to speak up, move, and have fun!

  • $292 goal

This project expired on December 7, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work in Clark County School District (CCSD) in Las Vegas, Nevada. CCSD is the 5th largest school district in the nation: servicing over 324,000 students in the 2019-2020 school year.

I work at a Title I school where 83.5% of the students receive free lunch.

Many of the students at our school are part of the “lunch bunch.” They receive take home bags of food so they can have food over the weekend. We also have a clothing closet to help students who need help getting adequate clothing.

Because many of the children must face issues that are linked to their lower socioeconomic status, I work extra hard to make sure that every child gets the optimal learning experience each day. I also endeavor to build a positive relationship with each and every child and parent with whom I interact each day. Their smiles and warm hugs keep me motivated to keep doing my best!

My Project

Part of my role is to work with groups of first graders who are struggling in Literacy. I'm particularly interested in motivating students to improve in the area of listening and speaking.

Many struggling learners lack confidence and/or motivation.

It is my hope that having a fun motivating atmosphere will help those struggling learners to feel confident and safe.

Having a microphone that is also a ball can help to add movement, motivation, and encourage hesitant learners to participate; especially when they know they have to pay attention so that they can catch and use the ball when its their turn.

Ms. Weston
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 36 students.

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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

$15.62

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.98

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$247.60

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$43.69

Total project goal

$291.29

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$291.29

4 Donors

-$250.59

Donations toward project cost

-$213.60

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.99

match offer

-$40.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$34.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$6.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.70

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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