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Mrs. Maihack from Oakland CA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Oakland Kindergartners Hope for Headphones!

My students need headphones to focus on reading, writing, and math practice on their tablets in the classroom.

  • $551 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

Students at my school come from neighborhoods all over Oakland, California and from families that all want an enriched education for their children. Some students have faced much adversity and most consider school to be a second home where they can feel comfortable, safe, happy and part of an overall community that cares for them. My students are excited to come to school each day and very eager to learn! Our school is small, under two hundred and eighty students total, and my kindergarteners work with peers at their age level and upper grades daily.

My Project

We have been lucky enough to receive tablets for our classroom. We have a variety of headphones given from different sources, but would really like one class set that are all the same and are kid friendly. Tablets are used daily in small group instruction and to keep students engaged in what they are learning, headphones are a must! In a combination classroom with both kindergartners and first graders, differentiation and small group instruction is a necessity. In order to focus on their own work, headphones help students zone out all background noise and really pay attention to their reading and math.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
[Upgraded version] BestGot Headphones for Kids Boys Over Ear kids headphones with Microphone In-line Volume With Transport Cloth Bag Foldable Headphones with 3.5mm plug removable cord (Black/Red) • Amazon Business $17.99 8 $143.92
[Upgraded Version] BestGot Over Ear Kids Headphones for Kids Boys Adult with microphone In-line Volume, Included Cloth Bag , Foldable Headset with 3.5mm plug removable cord (Black/Blue) • Amazon Business $17.99 7 $125.93
[Upgraded version] BestGot Wired Headphones Over Ear for Kids Boys Adult with Microphone In-line Volume With Transport Bag Foldable Headphones with 3.5mm plug removable cord (Black/Green) • Amazon Business $17.99 6 $107.94
[Upgraded Version] BestGot Over Ear Kids Headphones for Kids Boys Adult with microphone In-line Volume, Included Cloth Bag , Foldable Headset with 3.5mm plug removable cord (Black/Blue) • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99

Materials cost

$395.78

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$36.21

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.94

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$467.93

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$82.58

Total project goal

$550.51

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$550.51

1 Donor

-$550.51

Donations toward project cost

-$467.93

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$82.58

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$0.00

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