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Mrs. York from Mount Airy NC is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Digital Documentaries by Fabulous Fourth Graders

My students need equipment to help us create a portable movie studio. This iPad Mini, green screen, and light set will help our students create videos as part of their extended reading projects.

  • $762 goal

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My Students

I am greeted by 25 smiling, eager-to-learn faces every day. I am blessed to teach in a small community in Western North Carolina where my students love to collaborate, learn about the world around them, and create new ways to solve real-world problems.

Although the students in my classroom are faced with many obstacles, they continue to strive to be the best learners they can be.

As their teacher, I want to help encourage them to maintain their love of learning and overcome the obstacles they face.

My Project

Mrs. Quinto's DonorsChoose.org project "Brought to You By: Project Based Broadcasting" inspired me to create this project so that our students will have more opportunities to create videos using new technology and portable green screens. Like Mrs. Quinto, my colleagues and I strive to provide opportunities for our students to transform their learning through student-driven, student-centered projects.

Our students' eyes light up when they use green screen technology to make videos for their extended reading projects.

We currently have a green screen wall in our Media Center, but we'd like to add two portable green screen fabric walls so that more groups can use the green screen while creating their videos. I am also requesting an iPad Mini, an iPad case, and an iPad tripod so that students can use these to create videos with the green screen fabric. Professional lights will help our students create better videos. A portable table top portrait studio will be used by students to create videos using small props.

We'd like to add this new equipment so that our students will have more time to use the green screen technology.

Thank you so much for your help in making our dreams come true!

Mrs. York
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple iPad mini 4 (128GB, Wi-Fi, Silver) • Amazon Business $346.00 1 $346.00
LimoStudio 9 x 15 ft. Green Chromakey Muslin Backdrop Background Screen for Photo Video Studio, 3 x Backdrop Clamp, AGG1777 • Amazon Business $29.99 2 $59.98
Photography Photo Portrait Studio 600W Day Light Umbrella Continuous Lighting Kit by LimoStudio, LMS103 • Amazon Business $52.99 1 $52.99
Emart Portable Photo Studio, 16" x 16" Table Top Lighting LED Light Box Tent Kit for Product Photography • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
Ipad Tablet Tripod Adjustable Stand, Vstyle Height Adjustable 20 to 60 Inch Tablet Floor Tripod Stand Mount For Ipad ,Ipad Mini and Others Within 7-12 Inch, Bluetooth Remote Control As Gift By Free • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
iPad Mini4 Shockpoof Case,BRAECN Three Layer Drop Protection Rugged Protective Heavy Duty iPad Case With a 360 Degree Swivel Stand/a Hand Strap and a Shoulder Strap For iPad Mini Case 4(blue) • Amazon Business $19.79 1 $19.79
BABEYOND Classic Long Opera Pageant Party 1920s Satin Gloves Stretchy Adult Size Elbow Wrist Length 20.5" (Long Smooth 20.5in/Green) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

Materials cost

$564.73

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$44.05

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.47

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$647.25

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$114.22

Total project goal

$761.47

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$761.47

2 Donors

-$277.00

Donations toward project cost

-$243.25

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.75

match offer

-$475.29

Match offer toward project cost

-$404.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$71.29

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$9.18

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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