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Mrs. Berry from Guadalupe CA is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Is This Like A Dance Club?

My students need two microphones and LED lights to create excitement as we work on becoming proficient speakers in front of others.

  • $201 goal

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My Students

My third-grade students are amazing! They are kind, helpful, motivated and are eager to learn how to be a successful citizen outside of school. As a teacher in a low-income/ high poverty school, our students are met with many challenges. Many students come from high poverty homes and face a language barrier. My hope is to ensure them a high quality, positive and rigorous education, regardless of their background.

To provide my students with the best education I can, I want to foster a love of learning through fun and engaging lessons.

I have 20 students, half of whom are bilingual. As they invite me into their culture, I hope to be their advocate and provide them with a voice.

My Project

As many of my students are Emergent Bilinguals, some are often timid to share in front of others due to their language barrier and lack of confidence speaking in front of others. I want to create a fun and safe place for all students to feel comfortable speaking in public.

In third grade, we try to speak and present not only in small groups but to the whole class to prepare for being a global citizen.

To encourage my students to participate more and share their valuable thoughts, I would like to have two wireless microphones that students can speak into which will allow for all students to be heard. This will help to diminish embarrassment from not being able to be heard.

The LED lights will go around our whiteboard and will be used whenever a student is presenting to make our learning fun and engaging. Even though my students love to learn, we need to switch it up sometimes and create new learning atmospheres that take students to a new level.

"We all need a little magic in our lives - we need to allow ourselves to imagine, to dream, to delight in a world that is full of mystical wonder." - Kim Bearden

Mrs. Berry
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
WenTop Led Light Strip DC12V UL Listed Power Supply SMD 5050 32.8 Ft (10M) 300leds RGB 30leds/m with 44 key Ir Controller Kitchen Bedroom and Sitting Room • Amazon Business $25.99 2 $51.98
Bluetooth Microphone Karaoke, Yemenren 2800mAh Wireless Microphone Karaoke Portable Microphone Karaoke Bluetooth Mic Speakers Karaoke (Gold) • Amazon Business $28.99 1 $28.99
EMISH Wireless Karaoke Microphone 3-in-1 Microphone Speaker 2600mAh Portable Karaoke Machine Built-in Bluetooth Speaker Machine for iPhone Android Smartphone or Pc(Golden) • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
10X L shape 4 Pins Connector JACKYLED 10mm Non-waterproof Quick Splitter Right Angle Corner Connector 12V 72W Clip for 3528/5050 SMD RGB 4 conductor LED Strip Lights Strip to Strip (22Pcs Clips) • Amazon Business $6.64 2 $13.28
SUKY Disco Ball Disco Light 3w Party Lights led Music Atctivated Strobe Lights for Home Room Dance Parties DJ Lightshow for Birthday Club Karaoke Wedding Decorations • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99

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