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Mrs. Wilson from Roanoke VA is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Speak louder PLEASE!!

My students need speakers in order to hear class lessons presented on the Smartboard.

  • $215 goal

This project expired on May 4, 2015.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

There is nothing worse than working hard to find a great video clip or digital book and then when I use it as part of my lesson and the children can't hear it. The speakers in my computer are not loud enough for an entire class to hear.

I teach 19 kindergarten children in an inner city school with a free/reduced lunch rate of 85%+.

Most of these children come to school with a very limited amount of experiences and background knowledge of most subject matter. They are like a sponge and are ready to absorb whatever I put out there for them. They LOVE to be engaged with the computer and smartboard.

My Project

We use our smartboard daily, almost every lesson. Many of the lessons and presentations do not have audio but the ones that do are a great way to engage the students. These speakers would be used by all students, multiple times a day in order to enhance my instruction.

The addition of speakers to our classroom would change the success of my lesson presentation by 100%.

Many times, even when the children are quite as can be, there is still no way to concentrate on the information being presented because it is so soft.

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

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23 donors23 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 19 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Creative - GigaWorks T40 Series II 2.0 Speaker System (2-Piece) • Best Buy for Business $149.99 1 $149.99

Materials cost

$149.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.25

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$182.24

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.16

Total project goal

$214.40

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$214.40

22 Donors

-$211.16

Donations toward project cost

-$180.54

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.62

match offer

-$2.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$1.70

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.30

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.24

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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