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Mr. Calvert from Ocoee FL is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Listen and Learn

My students need a six wireless headset listening station for our listening center.

  • $369 goal

This project expired on December 6, 2015.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Linda Daly says "Storytellers are individuals who enjoy creating a holiday for the mind.” My students are developing readers who love where a good story can take them.

My first graders are a burst of potential.

Like flowers ready to blossom, they are eager, enthusiastic, and hungry to learn. They can be found huddled together sharing new book in the Reading Center, showing their creativity regardless of whether its Art, Writing, or Math, or getting hands-on in Science. They come from a wide variety of backgrounds and each has a different home life, but together in my classroom we are family and as a family, we grow together. My school and classroom strives to create a literacy-rich environment for my students where they can make use of available resources to develop a love of reading and implement interactive learning whenever possible.

My Project

These materials are going to replace our aged and broken listening center. The old wired listening center constantly had issues with tangled headphone cords that would take up all of the table space. With a new wireless listening center, the students will be free to spread out their books or work on their story related project while they listen. In some cases, students might even be able to listen to stories from their desks as they complete a reading comprehension activity, or some calming music while they focus on a class assignment.

Your donation will benefit the students of this year's class, and those that will follow.

It will help each student, from my lowest developing reader to my more advanced students tackling a chapter book. It will provide soothing music to students easily distracted or a welcome brain break to the entire class with a story from Robert Munsch or an exercise with Jack Hartmann. With your support, it will help me to create for my students an interactive learning environment.

Mr. Calvert
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 18 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
EW208 - Wireless Classroom Headphones Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $199.00 1 $199.00
EW209 - Extra Wireless Headphones • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 2 $79.98

Materials cost

$278.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.18

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$313.16

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$55.26

Total project goal

$368.42

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$368.42

7 Donors

-$258.42

Donations toward project cost

-$219.66

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.76

Matching donations from our partners

-$110.00

Match offers toward project cost

-$93.50

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.50

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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