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Ms. Owens from Norfolk VA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Technology Rocks

Help me give my students a great opportunity to take advantage of technology with new headphones as well has stay active with basketballs, soccer ball, and jump ropes.

  • $585 goal

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My Students

My students are coming from a very low income section of the city, however, are not short on enthusiasm and energy. My students experiences outside of their neighborhood are limited. Coming from low income households causes many scholars to come to school lacking basic school supplies. I hope to ease that burden and get them off to a positive start to the new school year!

My Project

I have requested headphones to assist with using technology in the classroom. We have Chromebook for each student but limited access to headphones which are vital to prevent distractions in the classroom during computer time. Programs like Prodigy, IXL, and AR are easier for the students with the headphones. I’ve also requested basketballs, a soccer ball, and jump ropes for recess. Our playground equipment is limited so this would help during outdoor playtime. I’ve also requested colored paper and card stock to help with word work In the classroom. Last, but not least, pencils and a sharpener greatly limits the issue of students not having a pencil for class.

Ms. Owens
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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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 25 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sentry Folding Headphones, Blue (DLX22) • Staples Advantage $9.39 7 $65.73
Sentry Folding Headphones, White • Staples Advantage $9.39 6 $56.34
Sentry Folding Headphones, Black (DLX21) • Staples Advantage $9.39 5 $46.95
Champion Sports Jump Rope Stick Set • DICK'S Sporting Goods $36.99 1 $36.99
Spalding NBA Street Official Basketball (29.5") • DICK'S Sporting Goods $17.99 2 $35.98
Bostitch QuietSharp Executive Electric Pencil Sharpener, Black (EPS8HD-BLK) • $25.49 1 $25.49
Ticonderoga The World's Best Pencil Wooden Pencils, No. 2 Soft Lead, 96/Pack (13872) • $22.09 1 $22.09
Sentry Folding Headphones, Pink • Staples Advantage $9.39 2 $18.78
Astrobrights Cardstock Paper, 65 lbs, 8.5" x 11", Re-Entry Red, 250/Pack (22751) • $18.69 1 $18.69
Astrobrights Colored Card Stock, 65 lbs., 8-1/2 x 11, Martian Green, 250 Sheets • $18.69 1 $18.69
Staples Invisible Tape, 3/4" x 1,296", 12/Pack (52380P12) • Staples Advantage $17.99 1 $17.99
Astrobrights Vintage Cardstock Paper, 65 lbs, 8.5" x 11", Assorted Colors, 250/Pack (21003/22003) • $17.84 1 $17.84
Brights Colored Card Stock, 8 1/2" x 11", Bright Blue, 250/Pack • $16.57 1 $16.57
Quill Brand Brights 20-lb. Color Paper, 8-1/2x11, Letter Size, Blue, 500 Sheets • $14.44 1 $14.44
Quill Brand Brights 20-lb. Color Paper, 8-1/2x11, Letter Size, Green, 500 Sheets • $14.44 1 $14.44
Franklin U.S.A. Training Soccer Ball (4) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $12.99 1 $12.99
Quill Brand Brights 20-lb. Color Paper Assorted Colors, 210 Sheets/Pack • $12.32 1 $12.32
Cynthia Rowley Desktop Stapler, Gold (26907) • $7.30 1 $7.30

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