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Mr. Solis from Danbury CT is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Around the World in 60 minutes

Help me give my students VR googles & headphones to explore the world within the affordable comfort of our classroom!

  • $498 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students in my classroom are a diverse group of high-schoolers. They come from various racial and socioeconomic backgrounds. They are all good kids who come to school each and every day for new opportunities to learn and improve. Despite their enthusiasm, our high school still lacks the tools and supplies necessary to educate them equally. Our high school is a 9-12th grade school with over 600 students.

Even though a few have been able to experience life by traveling all over the world, most have never left the city they live in.

There is little opportunity to travel when every paycheck goes towards the essentials. I believe students should come to school to expand their experiences and lives, and unfortunately, the education system is not providing students with the best it can.

My Project

With the donation of DIY VR cardboard glasses & headphones, my students will be able to experience the world right from the classroom. This rare opportunity will help improve student engagement by making direct connections to our world. Too many times, we talk about various places around the world or even in America, and students never get a chance to see or experience them.

With the help of these glasses and headphones, students will be able to EXPERIENCE the trenches of WWI, Pearl Harbor, Normandy, or anywhere else in the world without spending a dime!

Virtual reality is the way of the future and the future is now. The technological availability of affordable VR glasses for students in the classroom is a breakthrough in education. Students can now experience the world in front of their face, as if they were there. This will excite students to be in the classroom and want to learn about historical events. What better way to help with student engagement than by putting them in the middle of the event we are studying!

Mr. Solis
Grades 9-12
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
VeeR 3D Virtual Reality Headsets for VR 360 Videos & Movies Compatible with Android, iOS & Windows Smartphones Within 3.5-6 inches (Black) - Inspired by Google Cardboard • Amazon Business $7.91 30 $237.30
Beyution V4.1 Bluetooth Headphones Wireless Foldable Hi-fi Stereo Headphone for Smart Phones & Tablets - Black • Amazon Business $14.99 10 $149.90

Materials cost

$387.20

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.81

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$423.01

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$74.65

Total project goal

$497.66

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$497.66

1 Donor

-$99.53

Donations toward project cost

-$84.60

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.93

match offer

-$398.13

Match offer toward project cost

-$338.41

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$59.72

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$0.00

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