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Coach Houston from Woodsboro TX is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Capturing Our Students Minds

Help me give my students an opportunity to take quality photographs that can be shared with their family, friends, and community.

  • $1,213 goal

This project expired on April 19, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have wonderful group of students who are interested in taking quality photos. Each on of them have had some disappointments in their lives.

Because of their discipline and dedication they have been able to overcome the devastation and disappointments caused by Hurricane Harvey and are being quit successful.

My students are creative and determine to learn innovative ways. They don't have the means to do so at home, since technology can be rather expensive and not a priority. In the classroom they are constantly seeking opportunities to learn and express themselves. Majority of our students participate in multiple sports and extracurricular activities and want to go beyond what they are doing. Learning how to capture these memories not only in their hearts but also on film is truly their passion as well.

My Project

Each student will have the opportunity to take more photos because they will not have to share the very few cameras that are available at the moment due to funding restrictions.

The will learn about fundamentals of photography such as correct speed to set the camera, time to shoot the photo, and lighting that is best for quality photos.

These cameras will allow them to cover different aspects of their high school lives. They will learn how to take clear and precise photo so later in life they will have the skills to take their own semi-professional photos. Some of the skills they will learn will be shutter speed, aperture, ISO, types of lenses, and megapixels.

Having these cameras will also allow them to have hands on experience by staging photo sessions such as group photos, portraits, candid, sports, and scenic.

Coach Houston
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 60 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Canon - PowerShot SX420IS 20.0-Megapixel Digital Camera - Red • Best Buy Education $328.65 3 $985.95

Materials cost

$985.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$14.79

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,030.74

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$181.90

Total project goal

$1,212.64

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,212.64

1 Donor

-$242.53

Donations toward project cost

-$206.15

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.38

match offer

-$970.11

Match offer toward project cost

-$824.59

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$145.52

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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