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

Liberate the iPods! Protect Them Too.

My students need iPod cases and headphones for the iPods.

  • $377 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach a Kindergarten/ 1st grade class split. They are very young, and they tend to drop things. The cases would help protect them and the headphones would allow them to listen to what they were working on.

My students are K/1st graders who attend Laurel Span School, a K-8 school.

The students come from all different backgrounds and have different abilities. There are several special education students in the class. Several students are English learners. Most of the students get free or reduced lunch. There is often not much access to technology in the home. One thing all of the children have in common is a fascination with technology. My fellow grade level teacher has a similar group and we both envision using this technology to assist us in keeping all of our students engaged.

My Project

The iPod Touch works really well as a device that students can work on individually. The headphones will allow them to focus on what they are doing on the device. The protective covers are very important for protecting this valuable piece of equipment.

The budget is cut every year and that means that there is no money for investments such as these.

The students deserve the best and latest technology. We also need to protect this investment. That is why it is important to get these materials.

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

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Griffin FlexGrip Action - protective cover for digital player • Best Buy $11.99 5 $59.95
Deluxe Headphone, 1/4 and 1/8 Plugs Without Volume Control- - --*Comments* • Teacher's School Supply Inc. $17.00 10 $170.00

Materials cost

$229.95

Vendor shipping charges

$30.70

State sales tax

$21.04

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.45

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$320.14

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$56.50

Total project goal

$376.64

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$376.64

3 Donors

-$136.00

Donations toward project cost

-$117.10

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.90

Matching donations from our partners

-$238.87

Match offers toward project cost

-$203.04

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.83

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.76

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$0.00

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