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Ms. Paschel from Berkeley CA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Cultural Assemblies Need Cameras Anew!

Help me give my students a couple of awesome cameras, a speaker, and Microsoft/Adobe products to make their assemblies amazing!

  • $1,323 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work with an amazing group of children!

My students are a super culturally diverse group of artistic and technology-driven children in California who just want to have fun while learning things that are relevant to their lives.

Many of them come from challenging backgrounds and homes, with not enough money for basic supplies, let alone computers, cameras and tablets. They truly appreciate the safe, learning environment our school provides, and they want to thrive as much as we want them to. They want to learn and they want to be challenged in a positive light. Since we don't have enough funding for technology at our school, their faces light up as they realize they are about to be given a special opportunity to use technology in a way that links their learning to something they are passionate about. They are so excited to do the cultural assemblies they are literally running to my room at the bell to prepare. They are amazing!

My Project

Each year a group of students and I put on two awesome assemblies to represent Hispanic Heritage Month and Black History Month. We call them Herencia Latinx and African Heritage to honor all the different students. We do not have good cameras at our school and don’t have the budget to afford more. We take pictures of hundreds of kids and put together a slideshow of all their faces to see the diversity at our school. This project would incorporate STEM to make our assemblies look even more amazing with better picture and sound quality. The DVD player and speaker are for watching cultural movies and documentaries about the famous Latinos and Black people we will be showcasing. We believe in STEAM as students will get to learn photography, using Adobe photoshop, Microsoft Word and PowerPoint to create these beautiful visuals as part of their presentations to the school.

Ms. Paschel
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 520 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Canon PowerShot SX420 IS - digital camera • Best Buy Education $264.52 1 $264.52
Canon PowerShot SX420 IS - digital camera • Best Buy Education $264.52 1 $264.52
Office Home&Business 2016 for Mac, 1 Mac (Product Key Card) - Mac • Best Buy Education $229.99 1 $229.99
Bose SoundLink Color II - speaker - for portable use - wireless • Best Buy Education $129.99 1 $129.99
Photoshop Elements 2018 - Mac|Windows • Best Buy Education $99.99 1 $99.99

Materials cost

$989.01

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$90.49

3rd party payment processing fee

$14.84

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,124.34

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$198.41

Total project goal

$1,322.75

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,322.75

2 Donors

-$1,322.75

Donations toward project cost

-$1,124.34

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$198.41

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$0.00

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