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Mrs. Neyman from Bellingham WA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

The [Lack of] Sound and the Fury

My students need an assistive listening system for their table groups, including a transmitter, 6 receivers, 6 rechargable speakers, and the cables to connect the receivers to the speakers.

  • $552 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I cannot wait to start the next school year! I have been watching this group of students over the last two years travel up, getting closer to 5th grade. They are caring, sweet, a bit impulsive, and (like all students) in need of a little extra support.

This group of amazing kiddos has been described as "lower participation." This summer I am bolstering my repertoire of engagement strategies to be sure every student gets their voice heard and participates to the full extent they are able.

My Project

While teaching in a classroom where I had access to a microphone and speakers, I noticed that even on those warm afternoons, I was better able to hold students' attention when I used my microphone.

At a professional development class, we were told that simply using a classroom microphone can increase what students retain from our teaching.

I would like to give my class the opportunity to focus on instruction with greater ease by providing a small speaker attached to an assistive listening receiver at each table group (6 total) in the classroom. I (or whoever is leading discussion) will wear a transmitter.

An assistive listening system will benefit all students, but it will be especially helpful for my students who are easily distractable, who are learning English as another language, and students who have mild hearing imparments.

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 27 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Hamilton Buhl Assistive Listening Dual Frequency System ALS700 with Transmitter, 6 Receivers & Earbuds, Carry Case • Amazon Business $259.88 1 $259.88
iFox Creations IFS303 Ultra Portable Clear Sound Wireless Bluetooth Speaker for Booming Indoor/Outdoor Use Compatible with Android, iPhone, MP3, MP4, iPads, Windows Tablets • Amazon Business $17.99 6 $107.94
AmazonBasics 3.5mm Male to Male Stereo Audio Aux Cable - 2 Feet (0.6 Meters) • Amazon Business $4.99 6 $29.94

Materials cost

$397.76

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$34.80

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.97

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$468.53

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$82.68

Total project goal

$551.21

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$551.21

2 Donors

-$479.03

Donations toward project cost

-$468.53

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$10.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$72.18

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$0.00

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