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Ms. Nishimura from S El Monte CA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Silence Is Golden!

My students need headphones to work independently on their iPads creating an ideal learning environment.

  • $170 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are amazing! They’re enthusiastic and come to school eager to learn. We are a Title 1 school with 100% of the students participating in a lunch program.

The majority of my students come from a low socioeconomic background with limited resources and life experiences.

It’s important for first graders to learn basic foundational skills especially in the areas of reading, writing, and math. I know that if we provide these children with a positive and enriching environment with the proper resources, these students will flourish and succeed!

My Project

Students will use the headphones while using the iPads to reinforce their phonics, reading, spelling, and math skills. Having headphones will allow students to sit next to each other without distractions. Most of the students can’t afford to bring headphones to school and many of the earbuds don’t fit their little ears properly.

This project would definitely reduce the noise level in the classroom which will allow for better focus for all students.

Students can work on their iPads near each other while other students can read, work in small groups, and do other independent work. The use of headphones will create an ideal learning environment.

Ms. Nishimura
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
OneOdio Kids Headphones with Audio Splitter - 85dB Volume Limited Headphones with Tangle Free Cord for Kids, Durable Light Weight & Foldable Headsets for iphone ipad Notebook and More (Panda) • Amazon Business $12.99 4 $51.96
Kids Headphones, HD30 Volume Limiting Over Ear Kids Headset with Microphone for Boys Girls and iPad Tablets Computer Laptops Android Smartphone (Blue/Green) • Amazon Business $16.99 3 $50.97

Materials cost

$102.93

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$9.42

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.54

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$143.89

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.39

Total project goal

$169.28

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$169.28

3 Donors

-$82.56

Donations toward project cost

-$77.98

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$4.58

match offer

-$77.54

Match offer toward project cost

-$65.91

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.63

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$9.18

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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