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

Tech for Talkies!

Help me give my students the tools to record audio on their Chromebooks and listen to their own voices easily.

  • $775 goal

This project expired on September 4, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Every year, I have the honor of working with an amazing group of students who bring with them a variety of background experiences. I teach at a school in a high-poverty area of Northern California, with ninety-nine percent free or reduced price lunch.

With all the adverse conditions in Butte County (Oroville Dam evacuation, Camp Fire, etc), my students need a calm classroom in order to focus.

Building knowledge and literacy is a main focus of my classroom.

The students at my school represent a wide variety of cultures and literacy levels. The students at my school display an incredible desire to build their core knowledge in language arts.

My Project

My students are working on speaking and listening activities using their Chromebooks. Activities like recording their voices reading aloud or describing their research with an audio track would enhance their development as students and English speakers.

Headphones with microphones are a small piece of technology with big impact for students who are developing their listening and speaking skills.

Recording technology would enhance our ability to share our knowledge with the world. My students have a lot of ideas in their heads, and sharing those ideas with their voices can only enhance the learning projects and research activities they enjoy creating.

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

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24 donors24 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kensington USB Hi Fi Headphones with Mic headset • CDW-G $22.70 25 $567.50

Materials cost

$567.50

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$51.93

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.51

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$657.94

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$116.11

Total project goal

$774.05

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$774.05

23 Donors

-$76.34

Donations toward project cost

-$69.44

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$6.90

match offer

-$692.35

Match offer toward project cost

-$588.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$103.85

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$5.35

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$0.00

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