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Mrs. Williamson from Ebensburg PA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Headphones and Letters, There's Nothing Better!

My students need headphones and letter stamps to make center time more engaging!

  • $538 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach 2nd grade in a rural school in Pennsylvania. My students are curious and eager to share and learn new ideas. They are driven, caring individuals who love to let their creativity shine!

My school is full of educators who are enthusiastic about teaching and students who are enthusiastic about learning!

This fantastic combination ensures that there is a positive educational experience for all!

Our school district is comprised of 2 elementary schools, 1 middle school, and 1 high school serving a total of roughly 1,700 students. Although about one-third of the students come from middle to low SES lifestyles, it does not hinder their desire for learning and our ability to provide effective learning opportunities.

My Project

The students in my class are fortunate enough to each have access to their own ipads throughout the school year. However, we currently only have six headphones in the classroom. Although the students are fantastic about sharing the headphones, it is impossible to utilize them when the entire group is learning with the ipads.

Having a class set of headphones will not only increase student focus by limiting noise, but it will also allow students to concentrate on their work without worrying about sharing the headphones with their classmates.

The headphones will be very beneficial during center time, when the students work in various groups. Since the headphones will limit the noise from the ipads and will be easily accessible on a shoe rack, there will be little distraction for the other students while they work.

Some of the other centers the students will have access to are spelling and word work practice. The letter stamps will allow me to create more engaging activities for these centers. In addition, the letter stamps will be used for art projects and other fun activities.

Mrs. Williamson
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Avid Products SM-25 Over-Ear Headphones Black Classroom Pack • AKJ Education $187.38 2 $374.76
Whitmor 3 Tier Expandable Shoe Rack -Stackable - Natural Wood and Chrome • Amazon Business $19.49 1 $19.49
PP470 - Clear-View Alphabet Stamps - Lowercase • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
PP471 - Clear-View Alphabet Stamps - Uppercase • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99

Materials cost

$420.23

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.30

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$456.53

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$80.56

Total project goal

$537.09

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$537.09

6 Donors

-$448.54

Donations toward project cost

-$381.26

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$67.28

match offer

-$88.55

Match offer toward project cost

-$75.27

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.28

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$0.00

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