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Ms. Matson from Alexandria VA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Listen While We Work

My students need a new boombox and headphones for our listening station.

  • $158 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach in a Title I school. The majority of students at my school get free or reduced-price lunch. Many of my students come to kindergarten without preschool experience. Therefore, we start at the beginning, teaching basic letter identification, and by the end of kindergarten they are reading!

My students have hard lives outside of school, but the minute they step into my classroom they know that they are loved.

They know they are there to learn and become the successful individuals that they can be.

My Project

We love using our boombox to listen to books on CD and music while we work. The boombox we currently have has broken and we sure are missing it! A new boombox and headphones would allow us to use our small group book sets to have a new listening station where students could read fiction and nonfiction books that they are interested in. We have the books, now we just need the new boombox and a few headphones to make it work. The boombox is another way to provide music to students while they work to increase productivity. I know I work better with some background music, and have found that many of my students do too.

Ms. Matson
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Snug Plug n Play Kids Headphones for Children DJ Style (Turquoise) • Amazon Business $9.25 4 $37.00
Sylvania SRCD243 Portable CD Player with AM/FM Radio, Boombox (Silver) • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
Snug Plug n Play Kids Headphones for Children DJ Style (Turquoise) • Amazon Business $9.25 2 $18.50
Belkin RockStar 5-Jack Multi Headphone Audio Splitter (Blue) (F8Z274btBLU) • Amazon Business $9.39 1 $9.39
Snug Plug n Play Kids Headphones for Children DJ Style (Turquoise) • Amazon Business $9.25 1 $9.25

Materials cost

$102.13

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.53

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$133.66

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$23.59

Total project goal

$157.25

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$157.25

1 Donor

-$78.62

Donations toward project cost

-$66.83

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.79

match offer

-$78.62

Match offer toward project cost

-$66.83

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.79

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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