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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

My students need a DSLR camera with microphones to use for project learning as they create short movies, recording their experiences and stories as immigrants in a new country.

  • $1,281 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 camera and microphone that they can use to record their experiences and feeling transitioning into a new place in the form of short movies. My English language learner students will also utilize these devices to interview each other and native speakers to practice their English skills. Each will need individual earbuds to use while editing their films on a movie editing software.

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 for learning a new language.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Canon EOS Rebel T7i DSLR Camera w/18-55mm lens & 32GB Accessory Bundle • Amazon Business $749.00 1 $749.00
Rode VMGO Video Mic GO Lightweight On-Camera Microphone Super-Cardioid • Amazon Business $81.84 2 $163.68
Bastex Universal Gold Earphone/Ear Buds (3 pk),3.5mm Plug, Bass Stereo Headphones In-Ear,Tangle Free Cable, with Built-In Microphone Earbuds For iPhone iPod iPad Samsung Android Mp3 Mp4 and more • Amazon Business $12.99 10 $129.90

Materials cost

$1,042.58

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$15.64

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,088.22

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$192.04

Total project goal

$1,280.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,280.26

1 Donor

-$640.13

Donations toward project cost

-$544.11

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$96.02

match offer

-$640.13

Match offer toward project cost

-$544.11

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$96.02

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$0.00

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