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Ms. L. from New York NY is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Creating Media for Our Community

The cost of markers, iron-on transfers, labels, and a digital camera from Office Depot is $449, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $464 goal

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As part of our Media Literacy course at Vanguard students are expected to know how to access, analyze, evaluate and create various forms of media. Students will learn that some media is designed to manipulate and control people for profit or power. For our class, students will be required to create their own media in a variety of forms from bumpers stickers, blogs, pins, and photographs, to t-shirts and videos. I am asking for a variety of supplies to make all of this possible. I'm hoping for sticker style printer paper so that students can create a bumper sticker of their own design using the computer. Additionally, I'm hoping for markers in case students would prefer to write out their bumper sticker by hand. I'm also asking for iron-on printer paper so that students can create their own t-shirts. Finally, I'd love a digital camera so that students can capture images that they would like to put on their t-shirt, and so that we can document their progress and share it on the web for another project. Hopefully we will inspire some future graphic designers, artists, and photographers. Either way students will see that they can use the power of media to send a message that is important to them and their community.

Ms. L.
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Olympus(R) D-545 40-Megapixel Zoom Digital Camera • Office Depot Inc. $161.99 1 $161.99
HP(R) Full-Sheet Labels, 8 1/2quot x 11quot, White, Pack Of 100 • Office Depot Inc. $31.48 1 $31.48
HP T-Shirt Transfers, Iron-On, 8 1/2quot x 11quot, Pack Of 10 • Office Depot Inc. $14.04 4 $56.16
Sanford(R) Sharpie(R) Permanent Fine-Point Markers, Assorted Colors, Pack of 17 • Office Depot Inc. $12.41 5 $62.05
Sanford(R) Sharpie(R) Permanent Fine-Point Markers, Assorted Pastel Colors, Pack of 5 • Office Depot Inc. $3.40 3 $10.20

Materials cost

$321.88

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$380.28

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$83.48

Total project goal

$463.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$463.76

1 Donor

-$437.32

Donations toward project cost

-$381.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$56.32

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$27.31

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$0.00

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