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Mrs. Hsin from Los Angeles CA is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let The World Hear Us!

My students need an iPod Touch and a protective case to record their utterances in order to increase their language proficiency.

  • $485 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Being understood is important for language learners when communicating in the target language. A device that records evolving language proficiency helps my students monitor their progress and ultimately helps them gain better command of standard Mandarin.

My students are first graders at a school that provides a Mandarin Dual Immersion program.

98% of our students come from an economically challenged community. They are learning a critical world language that will better position them in the 21st century work force.

My Project

My students need the technology to assist them in reflecting on their learning and acquiring the target language. With an iPod Touch, they can record their utterances in any communicative tasks in order to enhance their language production. The more productive they are, the better they will feel for themselves as language learners.

Languages are tools to access the world.

Being linguistically competitive enables my students to have more access as the world becomes increasingly globalized. Hence, they need to become proficient language users. An iPod Touch with a protective case will be used as a tutorial aid to fine tune their learning of Mandarin. Please support my students in speaking to the world in Mandarin effectively. Your donations help shape my students future!

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Mrs. Hsin
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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12 donors12 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple® iPod touch® 32GB* MP3 Player (4th Generation - Latest Model) - Black • Best Buy $299.99 1 $299.99
Griffin Technology View Case for 4th-Generation Apple® iPod® touch - Black • Best Buy $29.99 1 $29.99

Materials cost

$329.98

Vendor shipping charges

$12.00

State sales tax

$30.19

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.95

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$412.12

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$72.73

Total project goal

$484.85

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$484.85

12 Donors

-$484.85

Donations toward project cost

-$412.12

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$72.73

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$0.00

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