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Mr. F. from Saint Paul MN is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Everything Is Better With MUSIC!

My students need MP3 players to listen to music as a self regulation strategy.

  • $1,240 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Eighth thru twelfth graders all in the same classroom, some have Special Education needs, some are struggling learners, some are accelerated learners or may be behind on credits for graduation. I teach them all.

I work in a juvenile correction center, my kids are not bad they've just made some mistakes.

The students at my school are serving a mandatory six month sentence. They are young, just kids really some as young as fifteen. A few are repeat offenders, but most of them are new to the juvenile justice system. I try to offer them a stable school environment while they are with me, because they deserve that much.

My Project

Being that my students are part of the juvenile justice system they have no accesses to the comforts of home let alone the things a "normal school" would have. The thing they BEG me for everyday is the chance to listen to music. What a normal thing we take for granted everyday, music. Having music players would make a HUGE difference for my students. The MP3 players will be used for a self regulation strategy when students are upset or anxious they will also be used to help students focus and concentrate when doing independent work. They would be kept in the classrooms and we be able to be used with multiple groups of students.

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Mr. F.
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
SanDisk - Clip Sport Plus 16GB* MP3 Player - Black • Best Buy Education $50.44 20 $1,008.80

Materials cost

$1,008.80

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$15.13

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,053.93

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$185.99

Total project goal

$1,239.92

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,239.92

3 Donors

-$1,239.92

Donations toward project cost

-$1,053.93

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$185.99

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$0.00

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