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  • $319 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Pinkerton
Grades 6-8
More than a third of students from low‑income households
  • 2 donors
  • $0 still needed

Listen to Me!

Help me give my students a portable microphone, speaker, and presentation mouse for classroom presentations. This would help give them the tools to give an engaging presentation and be heard by their peers.

My Students

Our school is located in a rural coastal community where about 1/3 of our students receive free or reduced-price lunch.

Our building serves about 678 6th, 7th, and 8th graders total.

The media center serves all of these students. We have two classroom sections where teachers have classroom projects and give students an opportunity to present group projects.

Middle school students are a lot of fun to work with as they are turning into young adults, exploring their interest and trying to find their own identities.

My Project

We have all sat through the student presentation where a shy student mumbles something out and flips through slides that no one really can see or understand. The media center is a big space with a high screen, students often struggle to give presentations to their peers in this place because it's so hard to fill the room with their voice.

With a small portable speaker and microphone, we would be able to amplify students' voices to the back of the room.

This allows students to feel confident in their presentation, and allow their peers to learn from and with them.

Presentation clickers would help students move through the slides instead of standing by their Chromebook, they can circle and highlight using the clickers without having to move back to their computers.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Deco Gear Portable Wireless PA Speaker System with Wireless Microphone - 30W Power and Rechargeable 4000 mAh Battery - Built in Equalizer, Radio, Aux and USB Ports - Carrying Strap (One Speaker) • Amazon Business $104.95 1 $104.95
Logitech Wireless Presenter R400, Presentation Wireless Presenter with Laser Pointer • Amazon Business $32.50 2 $65.00
EARISE T26 Portable PA System Bluetooth Speaker with Wireless Microphone, Rechargeable Karaoke Machine with FM Radio, Audio Recording, Remote Control, Supports TF Card/USB, Perfect for Party • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99

Materials cost

$219.94

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$17.16

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.30

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$270.40

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$47.72

Total project goal

$318.12

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$318.12

1 Donor

-$112.00

Donations toward project cost

-$95.20

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.80

match offer

-$206.12

Match offer toward project cost

-$175.20

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.92

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 678 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Arby's Foundation and one other donor.

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