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Mrs. Alperstein from Richmond Hill NY is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Digital Voices To Send To Our Epals!

The cost of the Olympus digital voice recorder from CDW Inc. is $200, 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>.

  • $200 goal

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P.S. 56 Queens is a Title I school with a student body of approximately 65% eligible for free lunch. Our school had the good fortune to be rewired over the summer for Internet connectivity. We use email to communicate with epals around the world on NASA science lessons. It would be so exciting if we could record our students' voices and send a personal voice message to our epals as we collaborate on space science. Video, you say? That takes too much memory (and editing) but digital audio would be efficient, manageable, and a much smaller file. The students could also take the recorder home to record interviews as part of primary source research. If only we had a digital audio recording device to record student voices that could connect to our PC computers, think what that might do to foster international good will with our epals abroad! The files could also be easily stored on CDs for archival purposes. What a tremendous contribution to each school day that would be in our 21st century classroom!

Mrs. Alperstein
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 32 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Olympus WS-200S - digital voice recorder • CDW Inc. $129.99 1 $129.99

Materials cost

$129.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$164.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$36.00

Total project goal

$200.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$200.00

1 Donor

-$188.60

Donations toward project cost

-$164.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.60

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$11.40

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$0.00

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