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Ms. Eischens from Madelia MN is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

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Help me give my students a Q-Ball throwable microphone so their voices can be heard and they can participate equally in class discussions!

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My Students

As a third year teacher, I am still working on gathering the valuable resources that can help to enhance the learning and engagement happening within my classroom! I have an INCREDIBLE group of third graders that come from a wide variety of backgrounds. More than half of the students come from low-income households, so when they come to school I want school to be a nice break for them where they will feel important and valued.

The students within my classroom are capable of achieving so much, and I want to provide them with whatever they need to be successful in their education!

The school I work at is located in a small rural community in Minnesota. The staff at the school are united in providing all students with the quality education they deserve.

My Project

I teach a wonderful group of 3rd graders and many of my students are English Language Learners. When answering questions in class, many of my students do not speak loudly enough to be heard by everyone. The Q-Ball throwable microphone will be used in the classroom to give everyone a chance to participate in a fun and exciting way. This hands-on microphone will provide students with an opportunity to shine. It would be used during morning meeting and discussions to build my student's confidence.

This microphone will increase student engagement in the classroom and give every student the chance for their voice to be heard.

Furthermore, the microphone would be used to build classroom community, practice voicing opinions, retelling stories, useful during student-led presentations, and most importantly, helping students find their voice!

Ms. Eischens
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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All-New Qball 2.0 - Throwable Wireless Microphone System • Amazon Business $199.00 1 $199.00

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