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

A Story of My Own Part 2

My students need a Canon EOS Rebel T7i DSLR camera w/18-55mm lens and 32GB Accessory Bundle to record and document their experiences as immigrants in a new country and their continuous journey acquiring a new language.

  • $529 goal

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My Students

I work with students who come from various backgrounds. Many of whom are English Language Learners from low income families who have a drive to learn. These students are friendly and love to be engaged and immersed in the English language and our school culture.

Many of my students have limited access to opportunities due to family structure and responsibilities.

Many of them are beginning a new life in this country and deal with isolation, transition and adjustment to the expectations of a new culture and school system.

My Project

My students need a backdrop, camera case and and extra batteries that they can use to record their experiences and feeling transitioning into a new place in the form of short movies. They will also use pop sockets as they record their personal narratives in a "selfie" format. My English language learner students will also utilize these devices to interview each other and native speakers to practice their English skills.

Having access to these materials will allow my students to integrate technology into their language learning experience, allowing them to apply 21st century skills while recording, editing and writing within their newly acquired language.

This kinesthetic learning project will make it easier for students to feel comfortable while retaining skills that are necessary in learning a new language.

Mrs. Johnson
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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

This project will reach 50 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Neewer 700W Professional Photography 24x24 inches/60x60 centimeters Softbox with E27 Socket Light Lighting Kit • Amazon Business $56.85 2 $113.70
Julius Studio 6 x 9 ft. Photo Studio Chromakey Background Muslin Backdrop Bundle Kit, Black, White, Green, Gray, Premium Quality Fabric Material, Wrinkle Resistant, Photo Video Studio, JSAG227V2 • Amazon Business $59.99 1 $59.99
OAproda 2 Pack LP-E17 Upgraded Battery and Rapid Dual Micro USB Charger for Canon Rebel SL2, T6i, T6s, T7i, EOS M3, M5, M6, EOS 200D, 77D, 750D, 760D, 800D, 8000D, KISS X8i, Digital SLR Camera. • Amazon Business $26.99 2 $53.98
CEARI Silicone Camera Case Rubber Housing Protective Cover for Canon EOS 800D Rebel T7i Digital SLR Camera - Black • Amazon Business $21.62 2 $43.24
Julius Studio Photo Video Studio 10 ft. Wide Cross Bar 7.4 ft. Tall Background Stand Backdrop Support System Kit with Carry Bag, Photography Studio, JSAG283 • Amazon Business $32.50 1 $32.50
Expanding Stand Pop Grip Mount Holder Sockets for iPhone,Samsung Galaxy,all Cellphones and Tablets (Diamond) • Amazon Business $7.88 4 $31.52
PopSockets: Collapsible Grip & Stand for Phones and Tablets - Carbonite Weave • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
PopSockets: Collapsible Grip & Stand for Phones and Tablets - Veil Nebula • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
PopSockets: Collapsible Grip & Stand for Phones and Tablets - Red • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
PopSockets: Collapsible Grip & Stand for Phones and Tablets - Moon • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
PopSockets Collapsible Grip & Stand for Phones & Tablets - Star Cluster • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
PopSockets 707086 : Expanding Stand and Grip for Smartphones and Tablets - Heart Confetti • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Amazing Grip Stand for Girls, Expanding Pop Mount Holder,Socket for iPhone, Kindle,Note 8,Smartphones and Other Tablets - Red Rose Unicorn White • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

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