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Mrs. Keegan from Irvine CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Microphone Drop!

My students need a Qball wireless microphone to enhance their speaking and listening skills, encourage their participation and make learning engaging and fun.

  • $283 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

Our school serves students in grades K-6 and provides rigorous academics, fantastic teachers and a safe learning environment. As a result, we are consistently one of the top-performing schools in our area every year. Our goal is to prepare our students for success in high school and college, and have them career ready!

Students are encouraged to work collaboratively, think critically, analyze and synthesize information while completing project based learning assignments.

My students are thirty-one culturally diverse children with varying backgrounds, abilities and talents. They are students with individual needs and varied interests who come to school each day with the desire to learn and do their best. These children are always asking questions and approaching their work with confidence. It is a privilege to work with these aspiring scholars each day who demonstrate a growth mindset.

My Project

The Qball is a wireless foam ball with a microphone built inside of it. It can be tossed around the classroom and has a 75 foot range. The students will use the Qball to facilitate language skills. This tool will help engage and motivate students whether they want to speak into the microphone or just have a chance to throw the ball to a classmate. I am hoping that the Qball throwable microphone will be an exciting way to encourage students to share and project their voices and ideas. I work with some students who are building their English language skills, and they are working on speaking English clearly and in complete sentences. Moreover, students can become timid when it is time to share in front the class. When they do get up the courage to speak, they often have trouble speaking loud enough so that all of their peers can hear them. Many students get frustrated when they are asked to repeat themselves.

The microphone will allow students to be heard clearly on their first try.

When everyone can hear what the teacher and their fellow classmates are saying, everyone wins! Tossing a ball around the room is much more fun and less intimidating as raising your hand. Thank you for your consideration for this project!

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This project will reach 31 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Qball Throwable Wireless Microphone • Qball $179.00 1 $179.00

Materials cost

$179.00

Vendor shipping charges

$12.00

State sales tax

$16.38

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.68

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$240.06

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$42.36

Total project goal

$282.42

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$282.42

1 Donor

-$282.42

Donations toward project cost

-$240.06

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.36

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$0.00

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