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Mrs. Owens from Andrews SC is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Listen Up Pandas!

Help me give my students their own panda headphones for reading and math activities on Chromebooks.

  • $463 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students in my first grade classroom come from a variety of backgrounds and families. Many are raised by grandparents and even great-grandparents. I have eight boys and 10 girls in my class this year. They come from homes that range from poverty level, to middle class. Most of their parents work, but some rely on welfare and other government help in order to survive.

Our classroom is often the only solace and structure some of them have in their lives.

I strive to make their environment as comfortable and inviting as possible.

My Project

These headphones will allow my students the comfort of headphones instead of earbuds. Our school asks that students bring in their own headphones for computer use. Most of them can only afford the cheap earbuds. The earbuds are uncomfortable and not easy for first graders to use.

I have spent my own money for headphones but they are cheap and break easily.

At this point in the school year we are down to only 5 or 6 working pairs. Students have to share and rotate the headphones.

I would love for each of my 18 pandas to have their own pair. They will be asked to keep up with and take care of their own headphones, which will teach responsibilty.

Mrs. Owens
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 18 students.

3 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CALIFONE HEARING PROTECTOR - HUSH BUDDY EARMUFF - PANDA - HS-PA • School Specialty $17.03 18 $306.54

Materials cost

$306.54

Vendor shipping charges

$30.65

State sales tax

$21.61

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.60

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$393.40

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$69.42

Total project goal

$462.82

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$462.82

2 Donors

-$231.41

Donations toward project cost

-$196.70

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.71

match offer

-$231.41

Match offer toward project cost

-$196.70

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.71

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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