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Mrs. Traci from Jacksonville FL is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Stop the Echo!

My students need acoustic absorption panels to create an environment with less echo and background noise to prevent sensory issues and allow for maximum learning engagement.

  • $243 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am beyond excited to teach in a Blended VPK class room for the 2018-19 school year. This group of 21 students, both special needs and typically developing, are happy, active, and eager to learn and grow.

The VPK year is full of ABCs and 123s, science, character development, and sensory play.

We are learning how to be students, how to be a friend, and independent skills as we play, dance, and sing our way through the day.

Our classroom is large and beautiful. We are so happy to have the room we need to spread out for learning and play centers. We use our center times to learn through play, attend small group instruction, complete independent work, and develop relationships.

My Project

Our class environment is perfect! Ideal class room size. Wonderful, smart students, centers to engage the children in learning activities, and an amazing para professional. We play well, sing and learn eagerly, and have a lot of fun, but our classroom has an echo that seems to double the sound level.

For a student with or without special needs, excess noise can cause sensory overload, limiting learning engagement.

We have tile floors with tall ceilings, and not enough ways to absorb the sound. One particular area has a ceiling that is 2 stories tall. We believe these sound panels will absorb the echo and decrease the background noise in our room.

The noise reduction will us to work better in small groups, large groups, and center work. Students will be better able to engage with less echo, and as a result will perform better in all areas, including testing.

Mrs. Traci
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BXI Sound Absorber - Acoustic Absorption Panel - Polyester Fiber - 3 Colors - 16'' X 12'' X 3/8'' - 6 PACK (Matte Blue) • Amazon Business $28.89 3 $86.67
BXI Sound Absorber - Acoustic Absorption Panel - Polyester Fiber - 3 Colors - 16'' X 12'' X 3/8'' - 6 PACK (Matte Black) • Amazon Business $28.89 3 $86.67

Materials cost

$173.34

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.60

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$205.94

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$36.34

Total project goal

$242.28

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$242.28

6 Donors

-$133.64

Donations toward project cost

-$113.60

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.04

match offer

-$108.64

Match offer toward project cost

-$92.34

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.30

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$0.00

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