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  • $585 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mr. Johnsen
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households
  • 21 donors
  • $0 still needed

Digital Recording And Grading Options

My students need a computer and microphone.

My Students

Currently, testing is done with cassette tape technology, and low quality. This netbook also has a video camera for optionally assessing the student’s posture, and other factors in proper technique. Two sets have been received. One more, will allow all students to test in the same period.

The students in the SOCES instrumental program range from grades 5 - 12, and are very ethnically and socio-economically diverse.

They are students in Los Angeles Unified School District. They value the arts, their traditional core subjects, and many other activities.

My Project

I am requesting the purchase of one netbook computer and a USB powered external microphone connector to enhance the sound quality. Having one more will allow me to assess all my students at the same time. These computers also have built-in video cameras that would allow a more complete assessment as to the student's overall performance. This feedback will improve their overall playing, resulting in better performances.

This project will move the recording and grading process into the 21st century, and allow a more thorough grading process.

I am excited by the technology that can assist me in providing better feedback to each student.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Asus Eee PC Netbook / Intel® Atom™ Processor / 10.1' Display / 1GB Memory - Black Aluminum • Best Buy $346.31 1 $346.31
Blue Microphones Icicle USB Converter and Microphone Preamp • Best Buy $59.99 1 $59.99

Materials cost

$406.30

Vendor shipping charges

$12.00

State sales tax

$37.18

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.09

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$496.57

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$87.63

Total project goal

$584.20

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$584.20

20 Donors

-$289.45

Donations toward project cost

-$248.28

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$41.17

match offer

-$292.11

Match offer toward project cost

-$248.29

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$43.82

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$2.64

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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21 donors21 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 280 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Wasserman Foundation and 20 other donors.

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