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Mrs. Balbuena from Oakland CA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

I Hear You Loud and CLEAR!

Help me give my students the resources for them to share their learning clearly.

  • $508 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are energetic and love to learn. My classroom and our school provide a place of safety and place where all individuals are cared for. They need constant support and care to help in their academic and social-emotional growth. We are in a low income part of a large city and lean on a lot of people/places for support.

My students can engage and successfully learn by creating a hands-on environment with a focus on technology.

Allowing my students to use engineering and building skills will encourage ownership in their own learning. Their young brains become more willing to absorb information. The classroom environment becomes a great place to learn and stay engaged in every subject.

My Project

My students love to display their work for others to read, see, hear, and experience. Each day we use the chromebooks and online tools like SeeSaw and Flipgrid to post progress and learning examples on their personal digital portfolios. As students read or speak into their chromebook microphone, the sound tends to get muffled or lost in the background noise of our classroom.

With these headphones with in-cable microphones, students' voices would be heard clearly in their posts on their digital portfolios.

They would also be able to hear their classmate's posts more clearly through the higher-quality headphones. In addition to the clarity of audio input and output, students will have a sense of privacy while working to post their learning to SeeSaw and Flipgrid.

Mrs. Balbuena
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Logitech Stereo Headset H110 - headset • Best Buy Education $14.50 25 $362.50

Materials cost

$362.50

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$33.17

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.44

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$431.11

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$76.08

Total project goal

$507.19

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$507.19

2 Donors

-$338.13

Donations toward project cost

-$287.41

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$50.72

match offer

-$169.06

Match offer toward project cost

-$143.70

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.36

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$0.00

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