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Ms. Costa from Hayward CA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Voice Typing Support With Quality Materials

Help me give my students comfortable and durable headphones with a built-in microphone to support their voice typing.

  • $180 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My amazing students range in grades K-6. They are general education students and also receive special education support instruction by me. Each of these bright students are challenged to keep up with their peers academically but may have fallen behind. Many of my students have been identified with a specific learning disability, often dyslexia. Although some of them struggle with reading, writing, and math skills, they are motivated to be the best they can be and persevere through the day to day challenges they face.

My students are counting on me to provide them intensive instruction and intervention to help them achieve grade-level standards just like their peers.

They work hard to fit in with everyone else, but their learning challenges sometimes put obstacles in their way. Working with these students each day consists of so much more than just academic instruction. Helping these students believe in themselves is a part of that road to success.

My students attend a high poverty, diverse, elementary school with high success rate. Many students are English learners, which also increases the challenges they face in school. We need to provide them with the materials to maximize their potential.

My Project

My students need quality headphones with a built-in microphone to support their voice typing. The headsets we have are flimsy and the microphones no longer work. They were not constructed for use with students. We need headsets that will last longer and are able to withstand the use by a variety of students. These headsets will support my students learning to voice type their papers which helps my students with dyslexia or writing difficulties complete their writing assignments. My students need headsets with microphones that can block out external noise so they can use them in a classroom with other students making noise.

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Ms. Costa
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 28 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CALIFONE STEREO HEADSET W/ MIC - BLACK - 3.5MM - 4100AVT • School Specialty $20.27 5 $101.35

Materials cost

$101.35

Vendor shipping charges

$10.14

State sales tax

$9.27

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.52

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$152.28

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.87

Total project goal

$179.15

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$179.15

5 Donors

-$149.74

Donations toward project cost

-$131.03

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.71

match offer

-$25.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$21.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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