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Ms. Billings from San Jose CA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Us Hear

My students need Headphones for their iPads in order to have more listening opportunities.

  • $764 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work in a wonderful school with excited, motivated students. They always inspire me with their love of learning. Our school has a majority of high socioeconomically disadvantaged children. We are a Title I school with many cultures represented (mostly Latino and Vietnamese). Many of these students live in neighborhoods that tend to be unsafe and underprivileged which causes a lack of opportunities.

I truly believe in our motto of "preparing all children as global learners." I hope to give these students as many resources as they may need in order to become successful both in and outside of the classroom.

Your donations would truly be appreciated!

My Project

Each student in our classroom has their own iPad, but headphones are not provided. Many of the students aren't able to afford their own or aren't able to bring them to school for use. This can make for some noisy and confusing class times when everyone has their volume up to hear the various apps they are working on, specifically during math and science.

Individualized learning helps to keep students more engaged since they will have more confidence in the level at which they are learning.

This occurs when using the iPads. If each student had their own headphones they would be able to focus and hear what they are each specifically working on. This means there would be less distraction and more work getting done.

Ms. Billings
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
iJoy Matte Finish Premium Rechargeable Wireless Headphones Bluetooth Over Ear Headphones Foldable Headset With Mic (Stealth) • Amazon Business $15.99 35 $559.65

Materials cost

$559.65

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$51.21

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.39

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$649.25

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$114.57

Total project goal

$763.82

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$763.82

4 Donors

-$349.00

Donations toward project cost

-$334.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.00

match offer

-$370.88

Match offer toward project cost

-$315.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$55.63

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$43.94

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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