You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 
See this teacher's page

Mrs. Greene from N Richland Hills TX is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Headphone Help

My students need durable headphones in various sizes for use with our many programs on the laptops in the library.

  • $620 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Last year I took a position as a librarian at a K-5 Title I school. I have enjoyed getting to know this diverse population of students. A majority of the students are on free/reduced meal plans. Many students eat dinner after school through our ASPIRE enrichment program

My students love to come to the library to check out books, use technology or participate in other activities that are available.

They are curious, smart and surprise me every day no matter the age.

Our school population consists of students who speak several languages such as Spanish, French, Arabic, and English. Many just learning English when they arrive at our school. I am amazed how quickly they can learn a second language and I learn from them every day.

My Project

Not only do my students come to the library to check out books but they have the choice to explore different programs on our laptops. The original headphones provided have continued use and have not held up well with kindergarteners to fifth graders using them. Therefore, I am asking for durable headphones by HamiltonBuhl in a smaller size for the younger students and Overtime Phamtom headphones for the older students.

With few working headphones, it is hard for students to concentrate on listening to our Capstone e-books because of the distraction of sounds from other laptops.

My younger students love to listen to stories that incorporate songs but for those reading in quiet areas of the library, this is a disturbance. If each student on a laptop had quality, appropriately sized, headphones then this problem would be solved. Students could also use headphones for other programs available.

Research shows students that listen to books above their reading level can teach good listening skills and model fluent reading. The headphones are a great need so the students can hear these stories in a large group setting. Through these ebooks, both fiction and nonfiction, students can gain comprehension skills and knowledge of the world.

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

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mrs. Greene is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Overtime Phantom DJ500 Headphones (Black) • Quill.com $10.29 18 $185.22
HamiltonBuhl KIDS-BLU Flex-Phones Foam Headphones, Blue • Quill.com $18.99 8 $151.92
HamiltonBuhl KIDS-RED Flex-Phones Foam Headphones, Red • Quill.com $18.99 8 $151.92

Materials cost

$489.06

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.34

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$526.40

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$92.89

Total project goal

$619.29

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$619.29

10 Donors

-$526.93

Donations toward project cost

-$465.58

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$61.35

match offer

-$71.55

Match offer toward project cost

-$60.82

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$10.73

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$20.81

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"N Richland Hills","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[2419971],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"TX","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":2,"name":"Elementary School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3216440,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/headphone-help/3216440/","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":650,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Greene","authorIds":{"2419971":{"owner":"Mrs. Greene","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3216440],"proposalHash":"1377963058","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/272x272/tp2419971_272x272.png?width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1464911833190","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":20438636,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["MzE5NjQ3NQ==","NTQ0MTQ0Ng==","NTI2NDU5MA==","NTM2ODQ2OA==","NDM4MjAxMA==","NTM3NzIxNQ==","NDE3NTE1MA==","NTQ1MzcwMw==","NTMxODM1Ng==","MjQxOTk3MQ==","NTQ1MTM2Mw=="],"teacherId":2419971,"schoolCounty":"Tarrant","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"TX","name":"Texas"}}