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Mrs. Henderson from Alabaster AL is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Throw Me that QBall!

My students need a microphone that we can throw and catch to increase student engagement.

  • $313 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach 4th grade reading in Alabaster, Alabama. My students come from various backgrounds and living situations, but share the common characteristic of a love of learning.

I teach 3 classes of reading a day, and work with children on various reading levels and from varied backgrounds.

Accommodating all children and teaching them where they are, while striving to make gains is my top priority.

I love incorporating technology into reading and language. This allows students to read about things that interest them, while keeping them accountable.

My Project

I want to increase student engagement for all students. I have students who are reluctant to participate in class and I believe having a microphone that they can throw and catch will do this.

The Qball will be a fun and engaging way to discuss books and create a sense of community in our classroom!

I want all students to feel they have a voice in our room. When students do not volunteer to participate in class they do not feel a sense of ownership or pride in the class. Having a fun way to promote participation will encourage students to be a part of the class.

Mrs. Henderson
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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9 donors9 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 78 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Q Ball Throwable Microphone • https://www.buyqball.com/pages/education $179.00 1 $179.00
OontZ Angle 3 Portable Bluetooth Speaker : Louder Volume 10W Power, More Bass, IPX5 Water Resistant, Perfect Wireless Speaker for Home Travel Beach Shower Splashproof, by Cambridge SoundWorks (Black) • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99

Materials cost

$203.99

Vendor shipping charges

$12.00

State sales tax

$16.63

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.06

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$265.68

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$46.88

Total project goal

$312.56

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$312.56

4 Donors

-$240.43

Donations toward project cost

-$220.87

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.56

match offer

-$52.72

Match offer toward project cost

-$44.81

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.91

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$19.42

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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