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Mr. Dorsey from Houston TX is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

21st Century Sailing In The Pirates Lair

My students need all of these technology items listed below, such as the PS4 console,the printer, the projector, and portable screen to have the best 21st century learning experience possible!

  • $1,958 goal

This project expired on May 28, 2018.

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My Students

I work at a low social-economic school in South-East Houston. My students are all minority students with 100% of the school’s population being on free and reduced lunch.

Hurricane Harvey hit our community at the beginning of the school year and damaged 3/4 of our technology equipment in the gym.

With all the inclement weather lately in Houston, it has been extremely hard to be an effective teacher in my classroom without technology. Funding has been reduced at my school this school year and I am trying to find a way to replace most of the damaged technology equipment in order to finish up the school year successfully.

Having most of the technology replaced at our school would help our Physical Education Program become one of the best departments in the surrounding area. For most of the students here, the use of technology is very limited. My goal is to prepare all 21st century learners attending H.M.S for the real world by the use of technology.

My Project

My project will make a huge difference in each of my students' lives because these are low social-economic students who are on free or reduced lunch that are less fortunate than the other surrounding school districts. After the Hurricane Harvey devastation, it's been hard adjusting back to our normal educational setting with limited technology.

This project is extremely important to the instruction my students will receive this year and upcoming years at Hartman.

I work extremely hard each day in class to teach every one of my students the importance of technology usage. For them to learn and be prepared for the next level, this equipment, such as the drone, the PS4 console & games, the printer, the projector, portable screen, the megaphones, and the speaker is critical in their foundation stage of learning about technology.

I would like for all my current and future students at H.M.S. to have the best middle school experience possible. I believe I work in one of the best school districts in the city of Houston, the Houston Independent School District, and my students should have the opportunity to be expose to various technology before entering high school!

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

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This project will reach 232 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Playstation 4 1TB Slim - NBA 2K18 Bundle Edition • Amazon Business $324.99 1 $324.99
VALENTINES SALE! Contixo F18 Advanced GPS Assisted RC Quadcopter 1080P HD Live FPV Wifi Video Camera Drone Smart RTH Hovering Brushless Motors (Include Carrying Back Pack $80 Value) - Best Gift • Amazon Business $299.29 1 $299.29
DBPOWER RD-819 Projector, 3200 Lumens LCD Video Projector, Multimedia Portable Home Theater Projector Support 1080P HDMI USB SD VGA AV for Home Cinema TV Laptop Game iPhone Andriod • Amazon Business $236.99 1 $236.99
AISOUL Wi-Fi Hidden Camera Alarm Clock Full HD 1080P Real-time Video Spy Camera (Square Hidden Camera) • Amazon Business $89.99 2 $179.98
ION Block Rocker Max Bluetooth Speaker, Black (Certified Refurbished) • Amazon Business $149.99 1 $149.99
HP Sprocket Portable Photo Printer, Print Social Media Photos on 2x3" Sticky-Backed Paper - Red (Z3Z93A) • Amazon Business $129.95 1 $129.95
VIVO 100" Portable Indoor Outdoor Projector Screen, 100 Inch Diagonal Projection HD 4:3 Projection Pull Up Foldable Stand Tripod (PS-T-100) • Amazon Business $79.49 1 $79.49
HP 1AH01A Sprocket Photo Paper, exclusively for Sprocket Portable Photo Printer, (2x3-inch), sticky-backed 20 sheets • Amazon Business $9.99 5 $49.95
Pyle Megaphone Speaker PA Bullhorn with Built-in Siren - 50 Watts Adjustable Volume Control and 1200 Yard Range - Ideal for Football, Soccer, Baseball, Hockey and Basketball Cheerleading Fans and Coaches or for Safety Drills (PMP52BT) • Amazon Business $47.51 1 $47.51
Madden NFL 18 - PlayStation 4 • Amazon Business $40.98 1 $40.98
Just Dance 2018 - PlayStation 4 • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Duracell Procell Alkaline Batteries 24 C Batteries • Amazon Business $19.95 1 $19.95
Hard Travel Case for HP Sprocket Portable Photo Printer by co2CREA (Red) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99

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