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Mr. TROCHALAKIS from Des Moines WA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Headphones Help Students Focus When Using Technology

My students need headphones on days they are using laptops. Headphones help them focus on their learning.

  • $354 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is about 70% reduced/free lunch. The population is very diverse.

While we continue working on math fluency with our students, some still struggle with basic math operations.

One day a week, students work on chromebooks to improve their individual math schools by using Imagine Math.

With Imagine Math, students can work on the individual skills they still need to refine in order to meet grade-level standards.

By having headphones to use with their chromebooks, students focus better on the learning at hand.

My Project

Once a week, students in my classrooms use Chromebooks and work on Imagine Math (formerly Think Through Math). Lessons are aligned to the unit being taught in the classroom, and students can focus much better when they have headphones.

Word problems are read to students in the program, and additionally, some focus better when they have background music playing.

I have noticed that students who has access to headphones complete more lessons on Imagine Math versus students who do not have headphones. Right now, only students who bring their own headphones have access to them, and the other students work without headphones.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
JLab Audio - JBuddies Folding On-Ear Headphones - Blue/Gray • Best Buy Education $9.81 25 $245.25

Materials cost

$245.25

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$21.46

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.68

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$300.39

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$53.01

Total project goal

$353.40

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$353.40

2 Donors

-$344.58

Donations toward project cost

-$300.39

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.19

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

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$0.00

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