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Mrs. Bechler from Charlotte NC is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning is a Distraction

My students need headphones to decrease the noise in our classroom.

  • $212 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My low socio-economic students are soaring in the classroom and need to grow outside too! I have a combined class of students having English as their first language and English Second Language learners as well as those with special learning needs. Many of my students have never experienced the joys of a good book and a percentage of family members who have never completed high school. My school is involved in a federal program that provides all students with free breakfast and lunch as the largest percentage are already free or reduced meals.

My Project

Technology is the new hot ticket in providing individualized education to meet individuals needs but having several iPads going at one time can be a distraction to other learners.

The constant noise of various educational applications going at once on the iPads can cause other students to lose focus, especially when I am teaching a small group.

They are unable to give their full attention to the skills I am teaching. The noise also distracts me from giving those students working with me my full focus. Additionally, students are not on the same sections of the educational applications and therefore becoming interested in another students work and reducing the personalized learning of their app.

Headphones would cut down on the noise pollution of the classroom. They would allow all children to focus on their personalized task, on lessons I am teaching in the classroom and the decrease in noise would allow a more serence environment condusive to learning!

Mrs. Bechler
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Maxell HP 100 - headphones • Best Buy Education $5.49 25 $137.25

Materials cost

$137.25

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$10.71

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.06

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$180.02

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$31.77

Total project goal

$211.79

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$211.79

1 Donor

-$211.79

Donations toward project cost

-$180.02

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.77

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$0.00

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