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Mr. Kangas from South Paris ME is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Headphones For A New Approach To Learning

My students need a reliable pair of headphones to borrow so they can partake in my self paced learning program.

  • $226 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I do a completely self paced learning program that I developed. Students watch videos of me teaching, I circulate the room answering questions. Not all students have headphones, not all can afford them. I have tried the cheap 5 dollar headphones and they break within 3 months.

My students live out in the country, there is a high rate of poverty but they all maintain very positive attitudes.

The feedback I have received from them about my self paced program has been very positive and all the students work very, very hard for me. I would like to continue to provide them with this service, but cannot afford to buy more headphones and the ones I have are currently breaking down.

My Project

These headphones are essential to my program because they allow the students to watch videos of me teaching which in turn allows them to participate in a completely self paced program where no one is pushed forward until they are ready to do so. In math this is so important.

This project is very important to me because it allows me to do what I am so passionate about, teaching to my kids needs.

I am already stretched financially and pumping hundreds of dollars a year of my own money into my self paced program between storage space, website hosting, and classroom materials. I could really use some help, and I truly believe that this self paced program is the future of education. But without proper materials I will not be able to continue pushing it.

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Mr. Kangas
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 110 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
JVC HA V570 - headphones • Best Buy $16.99 8 $135.92

Materials cost

$135.92

Vendor shipping charges

$12.00

State sales tax

$6.80

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.04

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$191.76

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$33.84

Total project goal

$225.60

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$225.60

2 Donors

-$225.60

Donations toward project cost

-$191.76

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.84

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$0.00

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