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Ms. Gladney from Saint Louis MO is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

African-Dance/Step Team

My students need a video camera to record performances for people to see and to upload them to social media. We need speakers because we practice and perform outside and there is absolutely no sound available.

  • $778 goal

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My Students

I absolutely LOVE teaching at my school! Our students are in incredibly hard-working group. They LOVE learning and always want more challenges.

My class is the most deserving group of children that I've ever had the privilege to serve.

Recently, I've started an after-school club. Students from grades 3-5 meet in my classroom, we move the desks back, and we learn steps from African-dances and traditional college fraternity and sorority steps. Our students love performing in our school assemblies, parades, and talent shows. Some students who could not connect to school, have begun to smile and enjoy the new friends and "fame" that they have acquired by being on our step team.

Our team is open to whomever wants to join; there are no try-outs. We welcome everyone who wants to learn new dances and traditions.

My Project

My students need a video camera so that they can have the opportunity to perform and to share their performances with others via Youtube or other social media. They love sharing their performances, but right now the best we have is a camera phone, so the quality of the performance is not captured.

We need speakers because we often perform outside and don't have access to a sound system.

We also need printer paper and a printer because parents love photos of their children and we can remember all the fantastic performances that we've done. Each child can have a keepsake, each time.

Ms. Gladney
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
4K Video Camcorder, Rraycom 48MP WiFi Camcorders Ultra-HD Portable Digital Video Camera Recorder 3inch Touch Screen with External Microphone and Wide Angle Lens • Amazon Business $214.99 1 $214.99
ION Audio Block Rocker (iPA76A) | Portable Bluetooth Speaker with Mic, Radio, and Wheels & Handle for Transport • Amazon Business $159.99 1 $159.99
Canon SELPHY CP1300 Wireless Compact Photo Printer (White) + Canon KP-108IN Color Ink Paper Set (Produces up to 108 of 4 x 6 prints) + USB Printer Cable + HeroFiber Ultra Gentle Cleaning Cloth • Amazon Business $158.95 1 $158.95
Canon KP-108IN Color Ink and Paper Set includes total of 216 Sheets and 6 Ink Cartridges and Fibertique Cleaning Cloth • Amazon Business $67.99 1 $67.99
ACEIken Golf Umbrella Windproof Large 62 Inch, Double Canopy Vented, Automatic Open, Extra Large Oversized,Sun Protection Ultra Rain & Wind Resistant Stick Umbrellas, Black • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99

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