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Mr. Louie from Richmond CA is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Us Get a Microphone for Our School Recording Studio!

Help me give my students a decent microphone so we can finish off our recording studio at our school! This will be appreciated by all students who will be using the studio for years to come.

  • $491 goal

This project expired on February 27, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My 2nd grade class is located in inner city Richmond, California, and all receive free lunch. Every year the majority of the students in all of the classes I've taught start the school year substantially below grade level in reading, writing, math, and science concepts. I use technology to handle 80% of the learning materials used in my class, including having books, assignments, and assessments I've created accessible online. This allows me to provide leveled learning activities for the 4 year range of students in my class.

In my goal to close the achievement gap, I use technology to create new and exciting learning activities to increase motivation to learn in reading, writing, and math.

For the visual learners I have been videotaping lessons and making videos of students reading, which students and parents have access to online.

This current project is to get a microphone to complete our recording studio which will help students that learn best using auditory materials and activities. Students will be able to record assignments, presentations, science and social studies lessons, and songs during language arts lessons.

My Project

We are setting up a recording studio for our school and we currently have most of the equipment needed for this. One thing we are missing is a usable microphone for recording. The recording studio would allow teachers and students access to creating exciting audio experiences and activities for audio learners at our school.

Having a workable mic for recording would really make our recording setup really special for our students!

We currently have a couple inexpensive mics that work so-so for live presentations, but don't work well at all for recording. Having a decent mic would get our studio up and running!

Mr. Louie
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 45 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Bluebird SL Large-Diaphragm Cardioid Condenser Microphone • Woodwind and Brasswind $299.00 1 $299.00
XLR Microphone Cable • Woodwind and Brasswind $25.99 1 $25.99
Stackable Mic Stand • Woodwind and Brasswind $24.95 1 $24.95

Materials cost

$349.94

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$32.02

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.25

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$417.21

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$73.63

Total project goal

$490.84

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$490.84

1 Donor

-$490.84

Donations toward project cost

-$417.21

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$73.63

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$0.00

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