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Ms. Semana from Oakland CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Listening Tool

My students need a protected space with a CD player and timers to listen, learn and be heard.

  • $484 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Close your eyes and listen. Really listen to the sounds happening in a classroom. Scholars spend up to 6-10 hours in a classroom every day. So many sounds pass between them, in most cases, these sounds can become incredibly distracting. All Scholars have the right to listen. They have the right to learn. And they have the right to be heard. Creating a listening center that is used with it's highest potential, will allow for my Scholars to experience all of this and more. And my Scholars deserve the world, they just need our help to give them the opportunity to experience what they so rightly deserve.

My Project

A strong listening center is much needed in all elementary school classrooms. The stacks of CD's and cassettes on a day to day for engagement, enrichment in both love for learning and academic standards needs a dedicated space in my classroom.

The mobile listening center and the CD/Cassette player will allow me to provide music for Scholars when they need to focus, mindfulness for Scholars when they need to calm down, enriching and engaging academic materials when they need the extra push towards excellence, and another opportunity of high quality learning.

The timers will support procedures around this listening center and classroom management overall.

Ms. Semana
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of 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 25 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
EE494 - Classroom CD & Dual Cassette Player • Lakeshore Learning Materials $209.00 1 $209.00
PP181 - Giant Classroom Timer • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 2 $79.98
EA210X - Giant Sand Timers - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $55.00 1 $55.00

Materials cost

$343.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$31.47

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.16

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$410.61

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$72.46

Total project goal

$483.07

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$483.07

2 Donors

-$483.07

Donations toward project cost

-$410.61

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$72.46

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$0.00

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