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Mr. Stadt from Joplin MO is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Introducing Computer Programming

My students need headphones to do lessons on a variety of websites.

  • $618 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My goal is to have lessons that are relevant to current technology and engaging. Students use computer science to tell fun, interactive stories, make video games, make music videos and much more. Each lesson has a video that students watch. Students are able to code their own project.

We use beginner level lessons for 6th grade and gradually get more challenging in 7th and 8th grade.

Students enjoy working at their own pace and are thrilled to see a program work.

Many students are from low-income households and do not own their own headphones.

My Project

Heavy duty headphones will enhance our students' learning experience. We have students get frustrated when the old headphones fall apart and have poor sound quality. Students could bring their own headphones, but many are unable to afford them.

My students need headphones to do lessons on csfirst.withgoogle.com.

These lessons really get students engaged and excited with programming/coding in Scratch. Students also perform lessons on applieddigitalskills.withgoogle.com which require students to use headphones to watch and listen to videos and perform various functions.

Students demonstrate creative thinking, construct knowledge, and develop innovative products and processes using technology.

Some of the headphones we have only work in one ear or have static. We have a classroom that has 30 computers and we have 15 quality headphones. We need 15 more good quality headphones that would last for years. Students would use these headphones to use the website csfirst.withgoogle.com and scratch.mit.edu.

This donation would help our computer classes be more fun and less frustrating.

Mr. Stadt
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 240 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sony MDRZX110NC Noise Cancelling Headphones • Amazon Business $32.00 12 $384.00
Koss R-80 Over Ear Headphones, Black • Amazon Business $34.49 3 $103.47

Materials cost

$487.47

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.31

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$524.78

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$92.61

Total project goal

$617.39

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$617.39

8 Donors

-$523.26

Donations toward project cost

-$445.52

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$77.74

match offer

-$93.25

Match offer toward project cost

-$79.26

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.99

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.88

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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