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Ms. Lee from Hartford CT is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Language Is the Gateway to Knowledge

Help me give my students a projector and headphones for the classroom to assist them in learning English and participating in essential classroom activities.

  • $573 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a English Language Learner (ELL) teacher at an inner-city high school. My students are from all over the world and speak a variety of different languages. We have a large population of Hispanic students who speak Spanish. It is my job to help them to learn English.

Typically, my students are initially shy and withdrawn and afraid to speak.

But once they master even a few sentences in English, they break out of their shells and are anxious to learn more. Most are lovable and sweet and really appreciate help.

My Project

One of the tools we use to teach English to English Language Learners is a computer software program that relies heavily on the use of an overhead projector and speaker type headphones. For example, students are asked to follow along with me as I direct their attention to various PowerPoint presentations that describe that day's learning target such as introductions. They are then asked to participate by responding to exercises. Some of these exercises require headphones with microphones to respond to questions. The projector and headphones will make a huge difference in my students' ability to effectively learn English.

Both the projector and the headphones are essential tools to have for them to use the English language program and to participate in the learning modules.

Ms. Lee
Grades 9-12
  • HPHS Law and Government Academy
  • Hartford, CT
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
APEMAN Mini Portable Projector Video DLP Home Cinema Pocket Projector HD Support 1080P HDMI MHL Input Built-in Rechargeable Battery Dual Stereo LED Life up to 45000 Hours (Black) • Amazon Business $229.99 1 $229.99
Mpow 071 USB Headset/ 3.5mm Computer Headset Microphone Noise Cancelling, Lightweight PC Headset Wired Headphones, Business Headset Skype, Webinar, Phone, Call Center • Amazon Business $21.99 10 $219.90

Materials cost

$449.89

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.75

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$486.64

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$85.88

Total project goal

$572.52

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$572.52

3 Donors

-$286.26

Donations toward project cost

-$243.32

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.94

match offer

-$286.26

Match offer toward project cost

-$243.32

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.94

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$0.00

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