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Ms. Gehrs from Winston Salem NC is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Headphones and Interactive Math Games for My Fabulous 1st Graders

Help me give my students headphones and 2 Educational Insights Math Slam Games.

  • $190 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

This is my 12th year teaching at the best "little school in the hood that could," as my principal says. We are a high poverty and high minority school. Even though my students may not always have a lot, they do not let that stop them from learning. They always come into my classroom eager and excited to learn.

They are constantly giving me hugs and writing me notes to tell me how much they love school.

I never want this joy and excitement for education to stop. That's why I need to keep finding new ways to keep them motivated and on task. They have so much energy and enthusiasm. I just want to see it channeled in the right way.

My Project

I teach 1st grade at a Title 1 school. My students love using technology, and we use it every day.

However, it can get very noisy in my classroom when so many students are on the computers and tablets at once.

My students get easily distracted and have a hard time focusing on what they are doing. Often my students who are reading their books on the tablets can't concentrate on the books they are listening to because they are hearing other computers or tablets. If they are playing learning games, you can hear the noise in the background no matter where you are in the room.

Headphones would make a huge difference. It would create a more calming and quiet small group time during reading and math.

The Math Slam games would give my students an opportunity to practice their math facts in a fun way.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wholesale Bulk Earphone Earbud Headphone - Kaysent(KHP-025) 25 Pack Wholesale Headphone for School,Airplane,Hospital,Students,Kids and Adults • Amazon Business $69.98 1 $69.98
Educational Insights Math Slam • Amazon Business $24.99 2 $49.98

Materials cost

$119.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$9.36

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.80

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$161.12

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$28.43

Total project goal

$189.55

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$189.55

1 Donor

-$108.53

Donations toward project cost

-$108.53

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$61.87

Match offer toward project cost

-$52.59

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.28

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$19.15

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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