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Ms. Rau from El Paso TX is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Listening and Speaking for Real World Communication

Help me give my students headphones with the capability to listen and speak so they may enhance their communication skills.

  • $389 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am fortunate to teach a diverse community of learners. In my reading classroom, you will see gifted students, English Language Learners, struggling readers, kids who are reluctant to read, and some with ADHD, dyslexia, and other learning challenges. I also have special education (inclusion) students.

What my kids do have in common is that most everyone is from an economically disadvantaged household.

With many students, it is up to me, as their teacher, to expose them to and build background knowledge of things beyond the boundaries of their home and neighborhood.

My Project

My goal is to allow my students to effectively communicate with others using academic and technical vocabulary. By using on-ear headsets that provide access for listening and speaking, my students will be able to build vocabulary and practice their communication skills. They can achieve this through use of apps like FlipGrid.

Headsets with mics will allow my students to build the skills needed for effective communication.

These JVC on-ear headphones will be put to use regularly to record audio for class projects, allow English Language Learners practice their speaking skills, and provide students with multiple means of representing their learning.

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Ms. Rau
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 45 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
JVC - HA SR185 Wired On-Ear Headphones - Black • Best Buy Education $11.82 25 $295.50

Materials cost

$295.50

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.43

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$329.93

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$58.22

Total project goal

$388.15

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$388.15

1 Donor

-$388.15

Donations toward project cost

-$329.93

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$58.22

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$0.00

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