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Mrs. Dente-Higgins from Middle Village NY is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

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Help me give my students the chance to capture our memories in the making! Both this camera and camcorder along with their accessories will give numerous cast members the opportunity to work behinds scenes and capture it!

  • $870 goal

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My Students


This year's big production will be here before we know it!

As a special education teacher, I believe that my students and many others need the spotlight to show their true talents. Previous years I have directed our musicals of The Wizard of Oz and Disney's Peter Pan Jr, this year our production will be Disney's Beauty and the Beast Jr. Because I believe in EVERYONE being allowed to show their talents, we need some technical equipment so my students can use their skills and knowledge with technology to take a part in the play as well.

My Project

The items involved in this project will truly help capture the magic that comes with our productions. Both the camera and camcorder will give multiple jobs to my students as we prepare and put on the show.

Not everyone wants to be in the spotlight so these items ( camcorder and digital camera) will help some of our cast members take charge behind the scenes.

Within this project is both a camcorder and portable microphone along with an actual digital camera for the students to use. Because these items are quiet expensive I also included the warranties on all of the items incase an accident were to happen ( which we hope won't!) It may even help them find a new hobby of editing and film making! The students will be holding the key to capturing this production for years to come and that alone is a job which some of them would love to have!

Mrs. Dente-Higgins
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Nikon - COOLPIX A900 20.0-Megapixel Digital Camera - Black • Best Buy Education $376.14 1 $376.14
Canon - VIXIA HF R800 HD Flash Memory Camcorder - White • Best Buy Education $264.47 1 $264.47
COM 2YR 200-299.99 DSC GSP • Best Buy Education $29.99 1 $29.99
Insignia? - On-Camera Powered Shotgun Microphone • Best Buy Education $27.86 1 $27.86

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