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Ms. Porter from Bridgeport CT is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hear Me Out

My students need headphones and a place to store them for online interactive math programs and for testing.

  • $329 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is located in a neighborhood in Bridgeport, CT. The school serves students that come from low-income households, in which 100% of students are eligible for free lunches. In the last few years, students have had a significant lack of learning math due to very high rates of math teacher absenteeism. As a result, many 7th and 8th grade students test at a 3rd or 4th grade level.

Regarding state testing, only 3% of all students at Columbus School attained proficiency in mathematics.

Although students face this unfortunate situation, they are still eager to learn math, be proficient, and succeed.

My Project

Each day of school has an intervention period where my 7th or 8th grade students in my class get to go on an interactive math program to gain knowledge in math concepts they might not have learned in previous years. I assign specific programs/concepts for each student so that they each have their own unique path to follow.

During intervention, students like to hear what the interactive program is explaining, but I do not have headphones to provide them with so they are not disrupting others.

Being able to hear the program will help them focus more on the task at hand and to reinforce learning. I also need a place to store the headphones and label them so that I can keep track of each headphone.

Ms. Porter
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Stereo School Headphone W/Leatherette Ear Cushion (Pack of 20) • Amazon Business $137.87 1 $137.87
Egghead Stereo School Headphone with Leatherette Ear Cushion, Black, EGG-IAG-1008-SO • Amazon Business $10.05 5 $50.25
Brother PTD210 with TZe2312PK Tape • Amazon Business $49.97 1 $49.97
24 Pockets - SimpleHouseware Crystal Clear Over the Door Hanging Shoe Organizer, Gray (64'' x 19'') • Amazon Business $7.87 1 $7.87

Materials cost

$245.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.69

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$279.65

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$49.35

Total project goal

$329.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$329.00

1 Donor

-$164.49

Donations toward project cost

-$139.82

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.67

match offer

-$164.51

Match offer toward project cost

-$139.83

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.68

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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