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Ms. Mandrell from Houston TX is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Focus on Technology

My students need headphones to properly use the technology available without distraction or interference. These Sony headphones will allow the students to block out all the extra noises that happen in a classroom and focus.

  • $161 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

More than three-fourths of my students come from a low-income background. They also live in apartment complexes and have a transitional background in their living arrangements. School is a safe haven and happy place where I can inspire them to grow.

My students have a thirst for knowledge and aspire for growth every day.

The parents strive to give their children more but might lack the ability to know how to accomplish this task. Educators at our school strive daily to give our students the best education, love, and nurturing that we can!

My students live in the Houston area where Hurricane Harvey came in August. Our district was suffered losses in many schools, and we missed many instructional days of class. It was difficult for our students to return and start a routine again when so many had gone through a loss or had other family members going through a loss of a home.

My Project

We ask our students to utilize multiple sources of information each day. Technology is one of the many ways we present academic knowledge to our students. When students are working in a variety of stations, noise tends to escalate.

Quality headphones by Sony will allow students to block out the noisy distractions and focus on the task in front of them.

This focus will allow them to dive deeper in to the education and explore the possibilities beyond. Many of our students struggle with becoming engaged in academic studies. Giving the students a way to block out distractions will help focus the appropriate attention to important tasks and technology.

Ms. Mandrell
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sony MDR-ZX110 Stereo Headphones, Black • Staples Advantage $20.99 5 $104.95

Materials cost

$104.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.57

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$136.52

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.09

Total project goal

$160.61

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$160.61

1 Donor

-$80.30

Donations toward project cost

-$68.26

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.04

match offer

-$80.31

Match offer toward project cost

-$68.26

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.05

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.01

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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