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Mrs. Smithman from Des Moines IA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Headphones for Auditory Learning

Help me give my students new headphones to replace broken ones and command hooks to help store them safely.

  • $216 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work as a middle school literacy special education teacher in an urban school. I have students from all backgrounds and cultures. One thing that is consistent with all my students is that they all have learning disabilities or difficulties in some shape or form.

It is my personal goal to instill a lifelong love of learning into my students and to help them find ways to cope with having learning disabilities.

At the end of their year with me, it's my goal to have not only helped build their foundational skills but to have built their confidence with academics. All students CAN be successful, and my job is to teach that to my students.

My Project

My students use headphones extensively in the classroom, and unfortunately, that means that we burn through good pairs relatively quickly. Many of my current headphones are in a state where audio only comes out one side of the set, and several pairs have broken completely, leaving me with more students than headphones.

This project would allow my students to have working headphones that they can use for accessing their audiobooks and the software that they use almost every day.

The command hooks, in the order will allow us to store the headphones in a way that is easily accessible while also keeping the headphones neat, orderly, and safe.

Mrs. Smithman
Grades 6-8
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kensington Hi Fi Headphone Black • CDW-G $12.83 10 $128.30
Command 051141993133 Large Utility Mega Pack, White, 14-Hooks, 16-Strips (17003-MPES), Count • Amazon Business $13.36 1 $13.36

Materials cost

$141.66

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$9.70

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.12

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$183.48

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.38

Total project goal

$215.86

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$215.86

6 Donors

-$215.86

Donations toward project cost

-$183.48

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.38

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$0.00

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