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Ms. Jeanine from Bronx NY is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Say That Again? Amplify My Students' Voices!

Help me give my students a throwable microphone so that we can share their voice through a mask!

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My Students

Many students are turned off by science because they're intimidated by the content, and they have a difficult time relating it to their lives. My goal is to create an open and inviting environment where all students feel like they can be scientists.

My students are from the southern part of our city.

Due to the issues my students face on an everyday basis, many of my students have an interest in fields that serve others. Because of this, I've created an Investigative Biology course, which allows students to dive into the role of scientists and medical professionals. This allows students to use science to fuel their interest in social and biological issues that directly affect their lives.

My Project

I'm so happy to see all of my students back in the classroom, but I'd be even more happy if I could hear them! Masks and social distancing has made it very difficult for me to hear my students speak and has made it very difficult to hold class discussions.

Students have been away from each other for so long, that they need help reconnecting.

Class discussions can help my students connect and share ideas, however, they need a little help from this Qball throwable microphone so that they can actually hear one another through their masks.

Ms. Jeanine
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, 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.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
In Stock Now, Qball + with USB functionality! • Qball $199.00 1 $199.00
Available Now, Qball UVC Sterilizer! • Qball $89.00 1 $89.00

Materials cost

$288.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.32

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$322.32

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$56.88

Total project goal

$379.20

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$379.20

1 Donor

-$5.00

Donations toward project cost

-$5.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

The DonorsChoose Community match offer

-$2.50

Match offer toward project cost

-$2.12

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.38

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.88

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$370.82

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