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Mr. Andree
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 9 donors
  • $0 still needed

Cameras For Video Technology

My students need 2 new cameras that have the capabilities to attach an external microphone, plus shoot footage onto SD cards instead of tapes.

My Students

It is really tough to shoot compelling interviews with cameras that utilized internal microphones. Currently, our school has either cameras that have internal mics or are outdated and do not work with our current software.

The media technology classes at our school are taught throughout middle and high school.

It gives the students the opportunity to be creative in a digital platform. The projects assigned range from simple jump cuts to elaborate public service announcements. The amount of creativity that the students express through video is truly amazing.

My Project

These cameras have external microphone inputs, which will allow the students to use handheld and lavaliere microphones in their productions. Currently, the cameras we use have internal microphones that pickup every noise that surrounds the camera, which can hurt the grading of project if too much ambient noise from the school is included in the video. We have students that wish to interview our athletes, coaches, other students for projects and it makes it difficult to record properly without a microphone that is external to the camera. The eventual goal is to make video announcements and to set up the classroom as a "newsroom." The addition of these cameras will make this an easy transition.

The students will be able to express their creativity digitally in a much easier fashion.

They will be able to interview and create quality video projects that they can be proud of.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Canon VIXIA HF R400 HD 53x Image Stabilized Optical Zoom Camcorder and 3.0 Touch LCD • Amazon $269.00 2 $538.00
4-Year Camera/Camcorder Accident Protection Plan ($250-300) • Amazon $48.99 2 $97.98

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9 donors9 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 300 students.

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