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Mrs. Rizkalla from Grand Rapids MI is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Listening and Learning About Our World

My students need individual headphones as well as a 3-dimensional solar system model for our classroom.

  • $175 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students live in an urban area surrounded by cement, cars, and old buildings. They come from low-income families and many don't travel out of our mid-sized city. My students are Hispanic and African-American.

Most of their parents did not attend college or even complete high school, but they want the best for their children.

They are just trying to get by, supporting their kids in the ways they know how. They count on the school to educate their children and provide them with experiences that will help them do better in life.

My Project

We need headphones to use with our classroom Chromebooks. We have enough Chromebooks to use with small group time, but students need headphones to plug in so that they aren't distracting others with the noise from the computers. We use these computers during math groups and during reading groups, which often focus on Science and Social Studies concepts.

The Solar System model will help students see how the Sun, Moon and planets work together.

This is a very difficult concept and is very hard to explain without something concrete and 3-dimensional. Students can touch the model, move the planets around and see where we fit into this very abstract concept.

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

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This project will reach 29 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DD220X - Multipurpose Headphones with Volume Control - Set of 8 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $76.99 1 $76.99
WF212 - Solar System Fact Finder • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99

Materials cost

$116.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.75

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$148.73

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.25

Total project goal

$174.98

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$174.98

2 Donors

-$163.73

Donations toward project cost

-$148.73

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$11.25

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$0.00

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