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Mrs. Coker from Bossier City LA is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Singing is Smart

My students need an iPod Nano with speakers for music to enable them to learn confusing literary, grammar, science, and social studies terms this year.

  • $471 goal

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My Students

Fourth grade students are immersed in technology! Many have iPods or iphones. They are constantly using this technology to learn and communicate in their everyday lives.

My fourth grade students love learning and developing new skills.

Five years ago our school opened in Louisiana. We are a fast-growing school with eager students that learn in a variety of ways. My students are highly motivated, but I always find it difficult when competing with technology.

My Project

Because some skills are more difficult than others, music provides an easier method to reach all students. After learning the terms and singing them again and again, difficult concepts are easier to grasp and practice. By singing, discussing, and videoing, this continued process allows my students to ponder, apply, and synthesize new terms and ideas inside and outside of my classroom. Then they are able to apply them to their daily lives.

By downloading, playing, and singing songs from a classroom iPod, students will be able to learn difficult terms and apply those to grade-level material.

Singing is a fun and exciting way to learn and apply information to everyday life. Catchy commercials are one way consumers learn about products. In the same way, my techno-students need to connect classroom material in their daily lives! What could be more fun than singing?

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Mrs. Coker
Grades 3-5

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 55 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple iPod nano digital player / radio • Best Buy $144.99 1 $144.99
iHome - AirPlay Wireless Speaker for Apple iPod , iPhone and iPad - Black • Best Buy $179.99 1 $179.99

Materials cost

$324.98

Vendor shipping charges

$12.00

State sales tax

$28.44

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.87

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$400.29

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$70.64

Total project goal

$470.93

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$470.93

2 Donors

-$470.93

Donations toward project cost

-$400.29

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$70.64

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$0.00

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