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Ms. Malone from Roswell GA is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Give Me a Beat

Help me give my students Remo Practice Pads to use in music class.

  • $190 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Here at our school, we have over 500 students. We are a Title I school which means that our students come from lower-income households.

I am the music teacher which means I get to teach every student in the building.

My students love to come to music to sing, dance, play instruments and, most importantly, to learn! They love to be creative by adding accompaniments to songs they know as well as by creating music of their very own. I love being their teacher!

My Project

My students love to practice their drumming skills in class. However, when there are 20 kids in the class, the sound of everyone drumming can quickly become overwhelming. Practice pads are designed to soften the sound of drum stick hits on its surface. This would be the perfect way to make sure that the class can practice together.

Practice pads would allow my students to practice their drumming skills in class.

They would be able to hear the sound of their drumming and the instructions given to them while the whole class drums along with them.

Ms. Malone
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Remo RT-0008-00 8" Gray Tunable Practice Pad with Ambassador Coated Drumhead • Amazon Business $15.16 8 $121.28

Materials cost

$121.28

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$8.37

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.82

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$161.47

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$28.49

Total project goal

$189.96

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$189.96

2 Donors

-$189.96

Donations toward project cost

-$161.47

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.49

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$0.00

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