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Ms. T. from Fort Worth TX is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We Need To Be Heard!

My students need binders for student organization and a wireless microphone for classroom presentations and engagement.

  • $582 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are gifted first, second, third and fourth graders in a low socio-economic area of North Texas. Our gifted program serves five elementary schools. These students come from varied backgrounds and cultures. They are talented, imaginative, and creative children; however, they all have one thing in common--they love to learn.

Some are talented young artists, others are future novelists, one of them may someday lead our country.

All of them will definitely need 21st century skills when they leave public schooling and enter into the "real world."

My Project

We are asking for a wireless microphone with speakers for our classroom. Our class is located outside the main building in a portable building. We love our location and it offers us many opportunities; however, there is one downfall...our ac/heating unit is LOUD! We all have to yell to be heard over the fan when it kicks on. It is not conducive to classroom discussion or sharing. I have looked at wireless microphone systems for myself when teaching, but the kids need to be heard also.

This QBall is the perfect solution!

Created for the classroom, it is a wireless microphone housed inside a soft ball that can be tossed from student to student for class discussion. But, it can also be worn on a lanyard by students when they give oral presentations. The best of both worlds! We are also asking for a speaker and storage case to go with the microphone to keep it safe and make it transportable for presentations outside the classroom.

We are also asking for a class set of binders for students to use for presentations and organizers. Thank you for considering our project and for your support of public education.

Ms. T.
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 120 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
QBall Throwable Wireless Microphone • QBall by Deeq $179.00 1 $179.00
Bose 752195-0500 SoundLink Color Bluetooth Speaker II - Aquatic Blue • Amazon Business $129.00 1 $129.00
Avery Economy View Binder, 1-1/2" Round Rings, 275-Sheet Capacity, Black, Multi Pack of 4 (19204) • Amazon Business $12.95 9 $116.55
Pwr+ Charger for Bose SoundLink Color Mini 2 II Revolve Micro Plus - UL Listed Extra Long 6.5Ft Adapter Power Cord 627840 725192 Bluetooth Portable Speaker QuietComfort 35 Headphones II AE2W • Amazon Business $12.90 1 $12.90
BOVKE for Bose Soundlink Color II Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Hard EVA Shockproof Carrying Case Storage Travel Case Bag Protective Pouch Box, Black • Amazon Business $8.39 1 $8.39

Materials cost

$445.84

Vendor shipping charges

$12.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.69

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$494.53

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$87.27

Total project goal

$581.80

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$581.80

1 Donor

-$581.80

Donations toward project cost

-$494.53

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$87.27

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$0.00

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