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Dr. Gibbs from Saint Louis MO is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Miss, I Can't Understand What You're Saying!

Help me give my students a mic package, guitar amp, sanitizer, and other materials for a way to hear and understand what I am saying when I teach my ESOL students with a mask on.

  • $199 goal

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My Students

My middle school ESOL students are in a world of uncertainty like everyone else. They traveled across the world for safety and education. Even though schools are beginning classes online, we will soon be back in class with our students, wearing masks.

My students will need to hear and understand what I am saying in order for them to learn.

With teachers and students wearing masks, communication will be difficult. I want my students to be able to hear and understand what is being said, and not have words be muffled behind a mask.

My Project

When school resumes, teachers will be working with students while wearing masks. Masks, while protective, make it difficult to talk through.

Having a microphone and amplifier will allow me to project my voice so my ESOL students will be able to understand and hear what I am saying.

In order for students to know what to do they need to hear and understand the directions and class content. I want my students to have every opportunity to navigate this difficult time. By working together, listening, we can get this done.

Dr. Gibbs
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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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 50 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
PGA58-LC, Stand & Cable Package • Woodwind and Brasswind $69.99 1 $69.99
G10 10W 1x5 Guitar Combo Amp with 20 Foot Instrument Cable • Woodwind and Brasswind $39.99 1 $39.99
Microphone Foam Sanitizer Bottle • Woodwind and Brasswind $8.99 2 $17.98
Microphone Windscreen • Woodwind and Brasswind $2.99 3 $8.97

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