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Middle School, Music Teacher

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Ms. T. from Sacramento CA is requesting instructional technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

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Cameras in Student Hands are So Much Better Than Phones

Help me give my students DSLR cameras to learn the actual science and art of photography!

  • 3 donors
  • $11,238 still needed

expires Oct 17

  • 3 donors
  • $11,238 still needed

My Project

Putting DSLR cameras in the hands of my students will make a significant impact on the creative education I provide in my classroom. My current photography program relies heavily on student smartphones, which limits our ability to dive into the intricacies of photography and unfortunately, often, smartphones distract my students from their opportunity to really explore photography. To elevate our program, I am seeking your help to fund DSLR cameras, SD cards and card readers for our middle School students through DonorsChoose.

With DSLR cameras, I will be able to teach the critical elements of photography, such as aperture and shutter speed, and the underlying science that makes photography an art form.

This will not only enhance their technical skills but also empower them to control their creative output and fully realize their artistic vision.

Your generous donation will:

*Provide hands-on learning with professional-grade equipment.

*Enable students to explore advanced photographic techniques.

*Foster a deeper understanding of the science behind photography.

*Inspire students to express their creativity in new and meaningful ways.

Every contribution, no matter the size, brings us closer to our goal. Together, we can equip our students with the tools they need to thrive as photographers and artists.

Ms. T.
Grades 6-8
  • Miwok Middle School
  • Sacramento, CA
  • More than a third of students from low‑income households Data about students' economic need comes from the National Center for Education Statistics, via our partners at MDR Education. Learn more

    This project will reach 999 students.

    3 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Canon EOS Rebel T7 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm Lens | Built-in Wi-Fi | 24.1 MP CMOS Sensor | DIGIC 4+ Image Processor and Full HD Videos • Amazon Business $479.00 17 $8,143.00
SanDisk 64GB Ultra SDXC UHS-I Memory Card - 120MB/s, C10, U1, Full HD, SD Card - SDSDUN4-064G-GN6IN [Older Version] • Amazon Business $11.04 35 $386.40
Vanja SD Card Reader, 3 in 1 USB/USB C/Micro USB Micro SD Card Reader Adapter for Mac, MacBook, iPhone 15, Camera, Android Phone, PC, Laptop, Supports Memory Card SD/Micro SD/TF/SDHC/SDXC/MMC • Amazon Business $6.99 35 $244.65

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