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Mr. Fitzgerald from Dorchester MA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Keep the Noise Down!

My students need headphones to listen to video presentations, edit and revise their writing, and listen to difficult texts using Google Read and Write.

  • $178 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students come from a variety of backgrounds. They are curious, eager to learn, kind and determined to succeed. Each year, our goal is to prepare our students for an ever-changing world. This year is no different.

At our school, we embrace the idea of being "the change" each student wants to see in the world.

Students understand their roles in our community and by year's end, they come together to address and solve real world issues.

The students' growth is always amazing to witness, and it brings me newfound hope that our next generation will become the leaders we need. Despite struggling with high rates of poverty, language barriers and lack of essential resources, our students still come to school daily with great enthusiasm and a thirst for knowledge.

My Project

Students will be able to engage with interactive websites and other media without disturbing their classmates. Many students also gather information using text to speech software, which allows them to access rich and challenging texts that they otherwise may not be able to read.

My students have become very familiar with a number of web-based programs that require them to listen to directions, gather information and quickly process what they are learning.

At times, students become distracted by their peers when students are accessing information that require sound. The headphones will help alleviate that problem.

Since many of our students are still developing their English language speaking, listening and writing skills, it is vital that they continue to be exposed to a print-rich environment.

Mr. Fitzgerald
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Cyber Acoustics Stereo Headset, headphone with microphone, great for K12 School Classroom and Education (AC-204) • Amazon Business $11.95 10 $119.50

Materials cost

$119.50

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.79

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$151.29

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.70

Total project goal

$177.99

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$177.99

3 Donors

-$177.99

Donations toward project cost

-$151.29

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.70

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$0.00

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