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Ms. Smith from Hazlehurst MS is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Ms. Smith's Great Listeners

Help me give my students headphones to use at the listening center and in the computer lab.

  • $284 goal

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My Students

As a teacher in a low-income district, my students come face-to-face daily with different types of challenges whether they are social or personal. Through all the different challenges that my students face each day, I manage to keep an engaged and enthusiastic classroom.

My students are very eager to learn and explore each obstacle they may face each and every day.

When my students enter school and especially my classroom, they are ready and anxious to learn. My students are faced with challenges in reading and comprehension skills. As their teacher, it is my duty to encourage my students to build their confidence in reading while making sure they continue mastering other subjects as well.

In my classroom, students are very engaged in the different centers that involve different skills in reading, math, science, social studies, and writing. My students need Chromebooks to help improve their typing skills for the state writing test. The Chromebooks will help promote my students' computer and typing skills. My students will also be able to use these materials during center time. Through your donation, my students will become more eager about and engaged in learning how to type.

My Project

My students need headphones to use at the listening center and in the computer lab.

Students will be able to block out the outside noise and pay attention to the important information.

My students will be about to listen to the story read to them in our listening centers. Students will also be able to use the headphones in our podcast centers. Our computer labs do not have enough headphones for each student to use. So with a new classroom set of headphones, students will be able to have headphones when they enter the lab. I believe my students will be able to focus more with the use of the headphone during centers and in the computer lab.

Ms. Smith
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of 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 27 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Snug Plug n Play Kids Headphones for Children DJ Style (Pink) • Amazon Business $6.95 10 $69.50
Snug Plug n Play Kids Headphones for Children DJ Style (Blue) • Amazon Business $6.95 10 $69.50
Snug Plug n Play Kids Headphones for Children DJ Style (Red) • Amazon Business $6.95 8 $55.60

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