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Mrs. Merlo from Sacramento CA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Student's Favorite Headphones

Help me give my students high quality headphones to help them stay focused during their computer learning time.

  • $204 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach first grade in a small urban school. My students are enthusiastic balls of energy! We are part of a learning community that values participation and hard work. Our school is culturally and linguistically diverse and receives title one funds.

We are a high performing school, usually meeting or exceeding the state averages on state testing.

We have a great school climate where students feel safe and loved. Despite many challenges in our students' lives, they come to school every day excited to be here!

This year has been especially tough to get back into the classroom. For some students this is their first experience physically being in the classroom. They are working hard at learning new procedures. It has also been tough because I sent so many materials home last year while students were attending virtually. I am now working on building up the materials I need again in the classroom.

My Project

My students need high quality headphones that will enable them to hear the computer teaching them and also block out the noise of their classmates engaging in reading lessons. My students use an online learning platform as part of their instruction. The time that students are on the computer is also the time that I am working with small groups. I have bought cheaper pairs before and they either didn't work effectively, were uncomfortable to wear, or they broke easily.

Help me give the students the materials they need to succeed!

They will use them everyday and with good quality materials, the students will be able to focus and be able to learn comfortably.

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

Equity Focus

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

This project will reach 24 students.

4 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
FN2924CX - Listening Center Headphones - Set of 8 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $129.00 1 $129.00

Materials cost

$129.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$11.80

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.94

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$172.74

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$30.48

Total project goal

$203.22

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$203.22

2 Donors

-$152.00

Donations toward project cost

-$129.20

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.80

match offer

-$51.22

Match offer toward project cost

-$43.54

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.68

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$0.00

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