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Mr. Chu from San Jose CA is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Animating Future Imagineers

My students need a camera stand, studio kit, and paper to help them make an animated short. This will aid them with their creative expression.

  • $171 goal

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My Students

In every students' mind, there is a story that needs to be told. It can be simple as what's for lunch that day, to when they get to visit The Magical World of Harry Potter. As an art teacher, my lessons motivate them to tell their stories. Creative expression is important to my students.

Students at Rocketship Discovery Prep are college bound and hard working.

Kindergartners all the way to 5th grade change between classes. These classes include Literacy, Math, Art, Science, Health, Computer Lab and Physical Education. Their day starts at 8 am and ends at 4pm. It's a lot of work but the students truly enjoy it. They are taught by intelligent, compassionate, and creative teachers.

My Project

Creative Expression and Technology are the main visions. Most of our students have interests in video games, movies, and computers. The use of technology will help them gain practice and familiarity with computers. They will take pictures of drawings with the use of the stand, camera, and paper. Then upload the pictures to a computer. Then edit and combine the pictures to create animated shorts about their favorite stories on the computer.

Art will help our students at Rocketship Discovery become creative thinkers and find news ways to solve problems.

Eventually the students will think "outside the box". Students will be able to solve complex problems. This skill is useful for future engineers, programmers, world leaders and teachers.

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Mr. Chu
Grades 3-5
  • Rocketship Discovery Prep Charter School
  • San Jose, CA

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Polaroid Photo Studio Light Tent Kit, Includes 1 Tent, 2 Lights, 1 Tripod Stand, 1 Carrying Case, 4 Backdrops (Black, Blue, White, Red) • Amazon $45.99 1 $45.99
Ace3C Rhythm Pro Selfie Stick Monopod with Mini Tripod Stand + Bluetooth Remote Shutter for iOS & Android. - All-in-One Handheld Extension Pole for Smartphone, Digital Camera & POV camera. - Supports iPhone 6 (Plus) 5S 5C 5 4S 4 ipod, Samsung Galaxy S6 S5 S4 S3, Note 4 3 2, LG G3 G2, HTC One M8, Motorola Moto X G, Nexus 6 5, Sony Xperia and More - GoPro HD Hero 4 3+ 3 2 Hero, Sony Action Cam HDR AS15 AS30V AS100VR AS100V AZ1VR AZ1, SJ4000, - Canon Nikon Sony Panasonic Olympus Digital Camera and More (Classic Black) • Amazon $29.99 1 $29.99
artist multimedia art paper • Amazon $9.92 2 $19.84
AmazonBasics Apple Certified 30-Pin to USB Cable for Apple iPhone 4, iPod, and iPad 3rd Generation - 3.2 Feet (1.0 Meter) • Amazon $7.99 1 $7.99

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