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Mrs. Joseph-James from Springfield MA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Global Connection

My students need headphones to communicate and collaborate with pen pals to encourage global citizens.

  • $312 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I will be receiving at least 25 students for the upcoming school year. Our list can increase during the first week of school. I will have inclusion students which makes our classroom unique and interesting. I love that the upcoming 4th grade class are kids that have benefited from Donorschoose.org whilst in 3rd grade. They received flexible seating items to assist with focus.

I plan on instilling a theme of global citizenship this school year.

I look forward to teaching students how to give back in small and large ways this year. So, by having headphones this upcoming school year, they can use technology more efficiently to communicate and interact with others to build a network of support and friendship.

My Project

At our school, each classroom has a cart with laptops for student use. These laptops are used on a daily basis, however, it can still get noisy when 25 kids are on at the same time listening and responding to individualized instruction. In addition, The theme for my class this year is global citizenship and headphones will allow them to listen to messages from their pen pals without distracting other students’ learning. Having headphones will allow students to stay focused on their own instruction and will aid in my students being able to quietly and efficiently communicate with their pen pals.

Mrs. Joseph-James
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DD220X - Multipurpose Headphones with Volume Control - Set of 8 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $76.99 3 $230.97

Materials cost

$230.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.46

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$264.43

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$46.66

Total project goal

$311.09

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$311.09

1 Donor

-$311.09

Donations toward project cost

-$264.43

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$46.66

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$0.00

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