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Mrs. Thomas from Bonham TX is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hear...Throw Me The Ball!

Help me give my students the gift of being heard with a throwable mic.

  • $273 goal

This project expired on July 17, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My second graders come into the classroom eager to learn. Being in a high-poverty school district they may not have the opportunities given to them that their peers in other districts have. These students deserve a welcoming classroom.

Some students see school as their only safe place.

They come to me needing hugs and a positive adult influence. Not only do we have a high poverty level but many of these students are in foster care or living with extended family due to unfortunate circumstances.

My Project

My students work hard for me and they try, at this early age, to break whatever cycle their family situation is. They understand the need for education, perseverance, and diligence. I have an average during the school year of 21 students and at times the classroom is loud making it difficult for students to hear me instruct. The noise can come from classmates, classes next door, or various outside activities happening by our window.

With the help of a throwable mic, the students will be able to hear me better and I will not have to “use my teacher voice” as often.This is a stand-alone system so I am able to move it where I’m teaching yet it fills the room with my voice.

There is no hand-held mic, as the mic is on a lanyard around my neck or inside the ball, so my hands are empty to be able to help students at any moment. It gives clear sound with no feedback or squealing, just beautiful sound to help my students understand more. Even students without hearing disabilities will benefit from having an amplification system as it makes my voice clearer and a little louder.

With the throwable ball, students become part of the lesson which gets them up and moving and activating the movement part of their brain too. It's no more "sit and get" in the classroom!

Mrs. Thomas
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Qball - Throwable Wireless Microphone - 2.4Ghz up to 75 ft range • Amazon Business $199.00 1 $199.00

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