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Mrs. Doyle from Lowell MA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

What? I Can't Hear You!

Help me give my students the ability to hear me and for me to hear them with over the ear headsets with boom microphones, to enable even the shy, quiet students to be heard over background noise.

  • $336 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are a smart, talented group who learn best when instruction is multi-sensory. Each of them learn differently due to a range of language based learning disabilities. The majority of these students include current and former English learners and students who are economically disadvantaged. Many have secondary impairments such as ADHD and anxiety.

My students are trying hard to learn remotely.

It’s difficult to find a quiet learning space when siblings and parents are also working from home. They are trying to navigate remote learning from home with me on a computer screen instead of physically in the same room.

My Project

As a reading specialist, especially while teaching remotely, it's important that I hear all the sounds and words my students produce. Decoding, accuracy, fluency, and reading comprehension are all a part of a daily lesson. In order to evaluate a student's reading progress and answers to comprehension questions, I listen carefully to my students during their lessons. Notetaking will not be accurate if I miss a word or phrase.

On-ear headsets with boom microphones will allow me to hear even my shy, quiet readers while eliminating some of the background noise which is,at times unavoidable during distance learning.

I'm also hoping the headphones keep the students from wandering off since they will be plugged into the computer!

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, 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.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
V7 HA212-2NP - headset • Best Buy Education $10.06 25 $251.50

Materials cost

$251.50

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.77

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$285.27

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$50.34

Total project goal

$335.61

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$335.61

1 Donor

-$335.61

Donations toward project cost

-$285.27

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$50.34

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$0.00

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