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Mr. Blase from San Francisco CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Music Curriculum and Good Visual Aids

My students need good curriculum and clear visual aides to help them grow as musicians.

  • $172 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our Title I school has many students that don't have access to music outside of the classroom. All of the teachers and administrators at our school are so dedicated to providing a great educational experience for those communities that encounter increased levels of poverty, hatred, and xenophobia.

The very fact that we have a full-time music teacher is a testament to my school's commitment to integrated arts.

We have found the importance in music as a discipline and it's positive effects on every other subject. Our school is located in the heart of the Mission in San Francisco and we are working hard to preserve the legacy of the Latino experience in the city that is quickly becoming gentrified.

My Project

In my class, we have a full set of xylophones, glockenspiels, and metallophones and all of my students have access to play them. What we need is good curriculum that is engaging to the students and fun to play. This project will allow us access to tested and proven curriculum for learning and performance.

Also on our list of wanted items are educational music posters and a reusable dry erase music staff chart for writing music notation.

We are trying to decorate our room with educational material on all the walls of our classroom. In addition, we needed a staff that we could write on and be able to erase.

Mr. Blase
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 750 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dry Erase Music Staff Poster PLUS Hangable Music Note & Symbol Set • Amazon Business $49.97 1 $49.97
Artful * Playful * Mindful: A New Orff-Schulwerk Curriculum for Music Making and Music Thinking • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
22355-1089-Expo 2-in-1 Dry Erase Markers - Set of 8 • Blick Art Materials $18.38 1 $18.38
McDonald Publishing Music Basics Colossal Concept Poster • Amazon Business $14.60 1 $14.60

Materials cost

$102.94

Vendor shipping charges

$1.84

State sales tax

$9.42

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.54

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$145.74

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.72

Total project goal

$171.46

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$171.46

2 Donors

-$171.46

Donations toward project cost

-$145.74

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.72

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$0.00

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