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Ms. Ruiz from Gwinn MI is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Listen Up: Headphones for Personalized Audio and Video

My students need headphones, splitters, hooks and a marker to organize them in our classroom.

  • $435 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students are a group of students from 7th through 12th grade in English, French, and College and Life Prep. We do a variety of activities in all of my classes using our class Chromebooks. Their activities range from creating videos and audio projects, to reading along with audio resources.

I love incorporating audio and video into our lessons and I believe the best way to harness this is to allow students to pace what they are listening to so it fits their needs.

They enjoy watching videos and listening to audio to help them better understand our lessons. They also do a great job of sharing with their peers when they have the opportunity.

My Project

Ask a student how to learn something new and they will likely include watching a how-to video as part of their response. Audio and video have great power to engage students and reach students when they are learning a variety of subjects, ideas, and how to do new things. My students love having videos and audio to help them when they are learning new information or creating their own projects.

When you have a class of 34 students trying to listen and record at the same time, chaos and distraction can ensue quickly!

Bluetooth headphones will help my students when they are working on learning new materials, practicing pronunciation, watching educational videos, recording their work. Having wireless devices means they will be less likely to deteriorate from handling them regularly. We will use the peg-board hooks and marker to organize our supplies so students have easy and neat access to the resources and they will last longer.

Ms. Ruiz
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
JIUHUFH Over Ear Headphones Wireless Sweatproof Bluetooth Stereo Headphones (40mm Drivers, Foldable, Built in Microphone)-Orange • Amazon Business $16.99 15 $254.85
Pegboard Hooks Assortment, Peg Board Hook 2 of 51-Piece by Calax • Amazon Business $25.85 2 $51.70
Keenstone Headphone Splitter 3.5mm,1 to 5 Stereo Audio Adapter Converter for Samsung iPhone iPod iPad MP3/MP4 Players Tablets (pack of 2) • Amazon Business $8.99 2 $17.98
Sharpie Oil-Based Paint Markers, Medium Point, Assorted Colors, 5-Count • Amazon Business $9.65 1 $9.65

Materials cost

$334.18

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.01

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$369.19

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$65.15

Total project goal

$434.34

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$434.34

2 Donors

-$434.34

Donations toward project cost

-$369.19

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$65.15

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$0.00

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