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Mrs. Swinney from Chicago IL is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

New Visual and Audio Technology

Help me give my students a projector and headphones for a new technological experience in their daily learning.

  • $216 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach a unique group of 3-to 5-year-olds​. I asked my group of students a question at the end of a story time to draw connections to the character's concept of empathy. I asked, "what would happen if nobody knew how to be nice?"

One of my young philosophers' replied, "If everybody in the whole world was only mean, then all our hearts would be broken and it would make the whole Earth break into pieces and all the peoples would be gone."

My students' sense of empathy has truly shaped our classroom into a warm environment where curiosity grows. This particular group of kiddos absolutely love books, writing letters, and drawing every Marvel superhero.

My Project

We have 2 computers in our classroom that are in need of individual headphones so students can play literacy games on ABCmouse. The headphones will also be used for students to listen to read along stories. Headphones will be a great tool for students to block out external sound and focus on their specific learning experience.

A projector will be used to prompt children’s discussion about photographs from previous learning experiences.

We will also use the projector to explore videos as a research method for children’s inquiries.

Both headphones and a projector will help expose my Pre-K students to new technologies that will be used in kindergarten and beyond.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Miroir - Element M75 DLP Projector - Black • Best Buy Education $129.99 1 $129.99
Samson - SR Wired Over-the-Ear Headphones - Black • Best Buy Education $10.26 1 $10.26
Samson - SR Wired Over-the-Ear Headphones - Black • Best Buy Education $10.26 1 $10.26

Materials cost

$150.51

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.26

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$182.77

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.25

Total project goal

$215.02

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$215.02

1 Donor

-$108.00

Donations toward project cost

-$91.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.20

match offer

-$107.02

Match offer toward project cost

-$90.97

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.05

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$0.00

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