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Mrs. Griffin from Norwalk CT is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Throwing Words Around for Speaking Practice

Help me give my students a QBall throwable microphone and speaker so their words can be heard.

  • $427 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As a teacher in a low-income, high poverty school district, my students are faced with several challenges both in and out of the classroom. Despite the many challenges they face, I am looking to provide a sparkling, engaging classroom with all the bells and whistles. I want my students to love their school and take pride in their classroom and have the tools they need to succeed.

My students are eager, energetic, and spontaneous.

They like to move, they love to read, and they crave positive attention. Many of them are being raised in single parent households and receive free lunch based on their socioeconomic status. These things may prevent them from getting ahead early in life and may not provide them with the life experiences many of us see as "typical." I may not be able to control their home lives, but I can certainly control their experience during the school day. By doing this in a creative and positive way, I am hoping​ to inspire even our earliest learners to continue on a path of academic success. They are learning English as a second language.

My Project

My students are second language learners who do not hear or speak English at home. Many of these students do not have access to technology at home. This throwable speaker and microphone will help them share their ideas. This project will be a fun way for students to practice speaking and also improve their motor skills in the process.

My goal is to provide my students with​ a fun way to share their thoughts and practice their oral English skills with the use of the Qball Throwable Microphone and Bose Bluetooth Speaker.

This technology will help students discover their voice and share their thoughts with others in English.

Mrs. Griffin
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Qball Throwable Microphone - 2.4Ghz up to 75 ft range • Amazon Business $199.00 1 $199.00
Bose SoundLink Color Bluetooth Speaker II - Aquatic Blue • Amazon Business $129.00 1 $129.00

Materials cost

$328.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.92

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$362.92

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$64.04

Total project goal

$426.96

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$426.96

3 Donors

-$247.45

Donations toward project cost

-$242.95

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$4.50

match offer

-$141.14

Match offer toward project cost

-$119.97

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.17

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$38.37

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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