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Ms. Smith from Chicago IL is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Headphone Help!

Help me give my students Sony headphones for our computers, iPads, and individual CD players.

  • $179 goal

This project expired on January 17, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My class consists of twenty-five wonderful first graders. My school is a large urban school in a loving community, but unfortunately we have limited funding for our students.

We are a unique group with a mix of regular education students, special education students, and English Language Learners.

I take pride in building a sense of community in my classroom. I emphasize collaborative learning and work hard to provide an atmosphere where students feel safe and respected. My students love to learn and deserve a classroom environment that supports this learning.

My Project

Students in our classroom are encouraged to be independent. Lately, when students are using our existing headphones they need help because they can't hear. It can be so frustrating for a six- or seven-year-old. Many of our headphones need to be replaced.

These requested Sony headphones will be used for computers and iPads and at our listening center where students choose their own high quality books.

New headphones will lessen the frustration of students as they work independently.

English Language Learners in our class use the computers (with headphones) to increase their English vocabulary and reliable technology is crucial to their learning. Also, as students are engaged in high quality literacy and math activities it allows me to focus on much needed small group instruction without interruptions from students because they can't find headphones that work.

Ms. Smith
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sony - ZX Series On-Ear Headphones - Black • Best Buy Education $14.99 8 $119.92

Materials cost

$119.92

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.80

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$151.72

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.77

Total project goal

$178.49

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$178.49

1 Donor

-$178.49

Donations toward project cost

-$151.72

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.77

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$0.00

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