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Mr. Babecka from Cambridge MA is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

The Sound of Music Technology

My students need a computer for music, research, composition, recording, and listening.

  • $1,145 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"Mr. B, can you make us this song?" "Can you find me a copy of this song?" "Can you slow do this recording for me? It is too fast"

My students are great kids who love reading, playing, discovering new facts and playing music!

They come from different countries from around the world: Italy, Germany, Colombia, Chile, Spain, and Costa Rica.

They are a fantastic group, and we are having so much fun together. Each student is provided an instrument by the district as we strive to offer instrumental music to each and every student at Amigos.

Moreover, we belong to a bilingual program where we learn English and Spanish, so everything we do in our class is in both languages. It is challenging and really exciting to see how they learn in both languages.

Additionally, I travel to several different schools, so your help and generosity will not only make a difference here but at 8 other schools too!

Thank you for your support!

My Project

We need a portable computer to help with music activities during and outside of class. Students are often requesting pop music, but we need a more powerful computer to help figure out these songs. Trying to use looping software and Sibelius music software can really put a strain on the computer. With this computer, we can run these programs without any issue and will be able to create songs more easily.

My students love practicing familiar songs and playing along to altered recordings, both things that the computer will help us accomplish.

Music composition programs take a lot of power and this computer will give us the power to run them quickly and help me produce more music for my students...which means they will be practicing more at home.

Your donations will drastically enhance my music program and help my students to learn in a way that would have never been possible.

Mr. Babecka
Grades 6-8

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Dell Inspiron 7000 15.6" Convertible 2-in-1 FHD Touchscreen Laptop (Model), 7th Intel Core i7-7500U Processor, 12GB RAM, 512GB SSD, HDMI, 802.11AC, Backlit Keyboard, Bluetooth, Win 10 • Amazon Business $929.00 1 $929.00

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