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Mrs. Milliken from Carlsbad NM is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Headphones for Classroom Success!

Help me give my students headphones because sometimes they break when we need them the most!

  • $165 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are very important to me. I have currently teaching math for 2 classes of first graders. There are 19 kids in each class. We switch classes every afternoon to learn new things. I love teaching math! I always try to make it fun for those 38 little faces. They love to play games and learn new things. These two classes are tons of fun and always keep me on my toes. Both classes are special and unique in their own ways. We love our first graders!

My Project

Technology is a large part of education. I teach math to 38 wonderful first graders. We use our iPads everyday. We use them to practice our math skills and to take assessments. It is very important that each student has a pair of working headphones. The apps we use on the iPads talk to our students and give them directions. It's very hard to follow or listen to directions without headphones. First graders are a little rough on headphones. Sometimes they need 2-3 pairs in a year! They usually break the day of a test or when we are learning a new lesson. I would like to have at least 10 pairs of extra headphones for students use in case their's break during the day or if parents haven't made it to the store yet. And of course, clorox wipes so we can clean our headphones everyday after we use them.

Mrs. Milliken
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sentry Folding Headphones, Blue • Staples Advantage $9.39 10 $93.90
Clorox Value Pack Disinfecting Wipes, Fresh and Crisp Lemon, 75/Canister, 3 Canisters/Pack (30208) • Staples Advantage $13.99 1 $13.99

Materials cost

$107.89

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.62

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$139.51

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.62

Total project goal

$164.13

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$164.13

3 Donors

-$144.13

Donations toward project cost

-$122.51

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.62

match offer

-$20.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$17.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.00

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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