Headphones for Translation

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The Description

With these funds, I will be able to communicate with my new students. I teach at the most diverse school in our district. These headphones will make communicating and learning for my new students from the middle east and also from South America. I have added 15 new students from the following countries: Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, and Venezuela. Many of these students have not been to school before. I am starting with the basics (1st grade) level information. Some of these students only speak Farsi so I have a very difficult time communicating with them. I can see in their eyes that they are very overwhelmed. I think the headphones will allow me to develop lessons that will help them acclimate to our country and language. 

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If we do not reach our goal I will have to purchase these with my own funds. This means I may be able to get 2 at a time.

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About the Creator

I teach 7th-grade science in a Title 1 school. My school is the most diverse in the district. We have had an influx of refugee students and I am having trouble communicating with them. I would like to get a few tools that would enable them to gain English acquisition more quickly.

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