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Ms. Lute from Washington DC is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

We Can't Hear!

Help me give my students headphones to use tailor-made interventions on our iPads!

  • $315 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a first-year​ teacher at a priority school in SW DC. Our school has been labeled as a "40-40" school, meaning that we are among the lowest performing schools in our district. One hundred percent of our kiddos receive free or reduced-price lunch. Our school population also has a high number of special education students. In my room, I have a variety of learners, including students with ADHD, speech impediments, learning disorders, and emotional disturbance.

We don't receive supplies from parents or the school, so we are trying to fill the gap with help from donors!

With your help, we can create a loving, warm learning environment for my first graders where they have access to all the materials they need to learn!

My Project

During the day, we use iPads for both math and literacy centers. While I am pulling small groups of students to work on skills they need, other students are completing tailor-made literacy and math interventions (such as ST Math, Lexia, and iReady) that our district has purchased.

Currently, without headphones, the entire class can hear the iPad interventions, and we are having trouble focusing in my small groups!

My small group interventions keep on getting interrupted by asking kids to turn the volume down on their iPads. Having durable headphones means that the rest of the class can focus on my lesson without hearing the iPad noise.

Ms. Lute
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 30 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sony - XB650BT Over-the-Ear Wireless Headphones - Black • Best Buy Education $73.53 3 $220.59

Materials cost

$220.59

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$13.24

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.31

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$267.14

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$47.14

Total project goal

$314.28

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$314.28

1 Donor

-$104.76

Donations toward project cost

-$89.05

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.71

match offer

-$209.52

Match offer toward project cost

-$178.09

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.43

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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