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Mrs. Dalphin from Portland ME is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Listen Up!

My students need seven pairs of headphones for our computer station.

  • $185 goal

This project expired on February 10, 2016.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are never bored at school. Whether it's time for math or literacy, they are active- moving around to different stations, playing games, writing and reading, learning from a teacher, and their favorite: time on the computer to practice their spelling or math. Our problem: no headphones!

We used to have headphones provided by the school, but they all gave out over the past year.

Now students can't enjoy learning their spelling words or practicing their math, which is a big frustration. What used to be a preferred activity now simply causes problems.

My Project

I'm asking for seven headphones. With these new headphones, our computer station will be functioning again! Students engage with a spelling program, learning how to spell words at their own pace and level. Our students also self-direct their learning with a math program that is tailored to their specific needs- playing instructional videos and giving them practice games. These are only 15 minutes of their day each, but the students look forward to it, and love time on the computer. We can't use them effectively until we get these headphones! Right now, our students have to choose between disturbing others or not getting to access their learning programs.

Please give us a hand getting quality headphones for our classroom.

My students beg for headphones that work everyday. If we get these headphones, our computer station will be a place of focused learning instead of a frustrating, distracting station.

Mrs. Dalphin
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 17 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sound Intone I65 headphones with microphone,Stereo Headset with In-line Volume Control for Kids / Girls / Men and Woman, Compatible with iPhone, iPod, iPad, MP3,Mp4, Samsung, HTC, Laptops (White/gold) • Amazon Business $16.99 7 $118.93

Materials cost

$118.93

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$5.95

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.78

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$156.66

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$27.65

Total project goal

$184.31

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$184.31

3 Donors

-$87.33

Donations toward project cost

-$78.33

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.00

match offer

-$92.15

Match offer toward project cost

-$78.33

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.82

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.82

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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