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Mrs. Gusa from Carson CA is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Music For a Sound Education Part 2

My students need to have access to all types of music. With an iPod we will have a myriad of music in one spot for all our learning.

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My Students

There is nothing like the sound of music in our classroom. But due to budget cuts the arts are slowly disappearing. How great it would be to have access to all types of music in one spot!

I have 21 energetic first graders that are English language learners.

The school that they attend participates in a school wide free lunch program. They are very eager to learn and develop their vocabulary and oral language skills. Bringing music to the classroom will allow my students to not only learn English but be exposed to all types of music.

My Project

Having the IPod will surely enhance my teaching. I will be able to use it on the portable dock system that was generously funded by donors through donorschoose. I will be able to download all the educational Cd's that I currently have and put them in one spot. How easy it would be to effortlessly and quickly access music. There are countless educational songs that are available to me that I can download. I can use music to teach across the curriculum as well as using it for our multicultural program. Also, my students vocabulary and oral language skills will be improved. How great is that!

As an educator I am well aware that students learn in different ways.

An excellent way to do this is through music. I want to bring music into my classroom to help my students improve their English oral and vocabulary skills. I want to be able to bring different genres of music to my students. Please help bring music into the classroom!

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Mrs. Gusa
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 21 students.

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Apple iPod classic digital player • Best Buy $249.99 1 $249.99

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