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Mr. Barela from Salinas CA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Special Education Technology

Help me give my students headphones so they can hear without any distractions.

  • $387 goal

This project expired on February 18, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a Special Education Teacher in an Special Day Class at school in a low socio-economic community of farm workers. Our school is a Title 1 school and 100% of our students receive free breakfast and free lunches.

As a result of or their various disabilities, my students struggle with even the very basics of academics, but they work very hard, and they best learn through hands on based projects that I would like to create to enrich their learning.

My Project

These comfortable headphones for my special education students will be able to allow them to listen to our software programs on computers without the distraction of outside noise or background classroom noise. This is so important for my easily distracted students. My students will be able to listen to the alphabet in order to begin to learn their letter names and sounds to begin to read fluently. It will also help them to be able to have access to books read to them as well as text to speech adaptive access for special needs students. Thank you for your consideration.

Mr. Barela
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
20 Sony Headphones( BUY 18 GET 2 FREE) • Best Buy Education $269.80 1 $269.80

Materials cost

$269.80

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$24.69

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.05

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$328.54

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$57.98

Total project goal

$386.52

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$386.52

1 Donor

-$193.26

Donations toward project cost

-$164.27

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.99

match offer

-$193.26

Match offer toward project cost

-$164.27

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.99

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$0.00

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