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Mrs. Valdez from Los Angeles CA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Listen and Learn!

Help me give my students headphones to support learning and to prepare for the state test.

  • $266 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My wonderful sixth, seventh and eighth graders! What can I say about them? Simply put, they are amazing, intelligent, energetic, outgoing and curious human beings who every day, bring a smile to my face.

They live in a low-income high poverty area and they are eager to read, write, and learn!

They attend a school funded through Title I, and many of my students are English Learners. As technology continues to take over a big part of their daily lives, I want to make sure that students are able to create work that they can show-off to parents, staff, and students.

My Project

My students need headphones for assigned listening centers. Currently, I have listening centers where students use headphones to watch instructional videos, and to listen to audio from assigned texts. Our current set of headphones are broken and I constantly have to ask students to bring their own headphones. Some students forget to bring their headphones and some students simply do not have a set of headphones to bring to school.

Headphones will allow my students to take charge of their education as they watch videos and listen to assigned text to support their learning.

With state testing now requiring a listening portion, these headphones will also help prepare my students for state testing that will require listening to videos and answering questions about what they heard.

Mrs. Valdez
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
10 Sony Headphones (BUY 9 GET 1 FREE) • Best Buy Education $134.90 1 $134.90
Koss - Headphone - Black • Best Buy Education $8.33 5 $41.65

Materials cost

$176.55

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$16.15

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.65

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$225.35

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$39.77

Total project goal

$265.12

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$265.12

4 Donors

-$220.12

Donations toward project cost

-$187.10

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.02

match offer

-$45.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$38.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$6.75

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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