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Mr. Siravo from Philadelphia PA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Whiteboards for Music Class

Help me give my students a class set of whiteboards, markers, and erasers.

  • $270 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The famous deaf composer Ludwig van Beethoven wrote that "music is like a dream. One that I cannot hear." A strong-willed man, he persisted with his craft despite his disability and is now remembered as one of the greatest musicians of all time. Please help future musicians and music lovers overcome the obstacles facing them and achieve their highest musical potential!

Though often faced with financial and family insecurity, my middle-school students are bright, capable, and unbelievably big-hearted.

While many come from low-income urban households, they nonetheless enter my music classroom with positive attitudes and enthusiasm about learning.

Many of these young men and women dream of experiencing music, playing instruments, and performing for their communities. With your help, we can acquire the proper instruments and materials to achieve these dreams. The next generation of singers, dancers, performers, music makers, and music lovers is in my classroom right now. They just need your help to get there.

My Project

Whiteboards are a sorely needed resource in my music classroom, and will be used every single day. As students enter the room, they will grab a whiteboard and marker and answer a short review question (called a Do-Now). My students will hold up their boards, allowing me to quickly and efficiently gauge student understanding. The students will also have these whiteboards as a resource in other full-class participation activities.

With whiteboards in hand, every student will have an opportunity to demonstrate their understanding.

Best yet, using whiteboards instead of pencil and paper or notebooks is environmentally conscious, saving papers and our trees! Please consider donating, every dollar towards our goal is a dollar towards enriching the learning of my students.

Mr. Siravo
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Board Geeks 25 Pack Dry Erase Lapboards 9 inch by 12 inch Large Whiteboard White Board Set Great for Teachers, Students, Children, Classroom Reusable, Durable, Portable, Single Sided Whiteboard • Amazon Business $34.95 4 $139.80
EXPO Low Odor Dry Erase Markers, Fine Tip, Black, 36 Count • Amazon Business $19.55 2 $39.10
Dry Erase Erasers, 40 Pack Magnetic Whiteboard Dry Erasers Chalkboard Cleaner Wiper for Classroom Home Office, 4 Assorted Colors(Blue, Red, Green, Yellow) by EAONE • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99

Materials cost

$195.89

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.94

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$228.83

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$40.38

Total project goal

$269.21

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$269.21

2 Donors

-$269.21

Donations toward project cost

-$228.83

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.38

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$0.00

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