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Ms. Tacherra from Sacramento CA is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning to Speak Up!

Help me give my students a microphone to learn how to speak in public and STEM challenge cards to challenge students to think outside the box.

  • $318 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Many of my class qualifies for free or reduced rate lunch. My students are diverse learners that all need something different from school. Students in my class are given access to flexible seating, a classroom library, and a Makerspace every day in order to better their learning.

Our classroom is full of diverse, excited learners who need a wide range of resources to learn.

My goal is to create a caring classroom community where my students feel valued and a sense of belonging. My students teach me just as much as I teach them.

My Project

My students would use the Qball throwable microphone during morning meeting, reading aloud and presentations. Students are encouraged to share their writing and using the microphone will help students improve their speaking skills.

Public speaking is necessary for almost every career and using a microphone will encourage and help students be heard throughout the classroom.

Students will be able to toss the microphone to each other making speaking more fun and encouraging shy students to want to speak.

The STEM challenges will be used to encourage students to think outside the box using STEM strategies. Students will build, write and create based on science, technology, engineering and mathematical standards.

Ms. Tacherra
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Qball Throwable Microphone - 2.4Ghz up to 75 ft range • Amazon Business $199.00 1 $199.00
Carson Dellosa STEM Challenges Learning Cards (140350) • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99

Materials cost

$216.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$19.85

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.25

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$270.09

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$47.66

Total project goal

$317.75

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$317.75

2 Donors

-$317.75

Donations toward project cost

-$270.09

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$47.66

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$0.00

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