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Ms. N. from Long Beach CA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Amplifying Student Voice Through Digital Media

My students need 2 Power Shot digital cameras to create amazing videos for our school next year to promote a positive school culture, prevent bullying and improve the academic culture of our school!

  • $418 goal

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My Students

My students are wonderful, bright and caring individuals who come from some of the most challenging socioeconomic backgrounds. It is a challenge for them to walk to school and home every day because they live in such a high-crime neighborhood. A young man was murdered across from the school just last year.

They are truly disadvantaged and the majority come from immigrant families in which they are the "hope for the future." They are here to live the American Dream and their education is their pathway to achieving these dreams.

These young people have hearts, minds and hands that are ready, willing and able to learn, act and participate in our great society. They need all of us to come together to support them in this endeavor. My students care about their community and city. They want to be positive impacts and grow up to be successful young men and women. Together, we can be the force that lifts them from poverty and violence and leads them to a brighter future.

My Project

My students will be doing some amazing videos for our school next year to promote a positive school culture, prevent bullying and improve the academic culture. My students will also be creating their own Ted style talks with the new Ted-Ed program to allow our students a voice for issues of concern to them. I plan to implement this marvelous program and amplify student voice, ideas and inspiration next year. We are a Title-1 school with 100% at-risk students whose voices need to be heard.

We really need two good digital video/digital cameras to make this really successful for my students and to have enough technology to make this possible.

This is so needed, especially right now. Thanks so much for your help with this!

Ms. N.
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Canon - PowerShot ELPH 190 20.0-Megapixel Digital Camera - Red • Best Buy Education $146.65 2 $293.30

Materials cost

$293.30

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$26.84

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.40

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$354.54

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$62.57

Total project goal

$417.11

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$417.11

5 Donors

-$356.52

Donations toward project cost

-$312.04

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.48

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$10.59

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$0.00

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