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Ms. Williams from Lynchburg VA is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Talk Math!

Help me give my students a Q Ball Throw-able Microphone and a speaker so that their voice can be heard in math class!

  • $331 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students are about to dive into the world of 5th grade math! They are eager learners and I want to make math fun, engaging, and exciting for them. Math can oftentimes be one of the more challenging content areas for my students and being able to put language behind their strategies is important! We are a Title I, inner city school and our entire school qualifies for a program that allows all students to get free breakfast and lunch. My students deserve to see themselves as expert mathematicians!

My Project

This year I am teaching math for the entire 5th grade at our school. Mastery of mathematical concepts has historically been a challenging task for our student population. I hope to make math something they become masters of this coming year! In order to do that, I am incorporating number talks into my instruction.

Learning to communicate mathematical thinking is a huge part of success in 5th grade math.

Number talks allow students to learn how to verbally communicate their mathematical thinking and brainstorm various solution strategies with their peers.

I hope using the Q Ball and speaker will encourage students to participate in these talks, as well as hear what their friends are saying about math!

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

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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
NYNE Boost Portable Bluetooth Speakers with Premium Stereo Sound - IP67 Water & Dust Proof, 20 Hours Play-time, 100 ft Range, Built-in Power Bank and Mic, True Wireless Stereo, Loud Wireless Speaker • Amazon Business $47.99 1 $47.99

Materials cost

$246.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.70

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$280.69

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$49.53

Total project goal

$330.22

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$330.22

7 Donors

-$189.00

Donations toward project cost

-$163.05

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.95

Matching donations from our partners

-$138.40

Match offers toward project cost

-$117.64

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.76

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$2.82

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$0.00

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