You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

  • $814 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mr. S.
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 1 donor
  • $0 still needed

Document Camera for a Classroom

My students need a document camera for their classroom to enhance their studies in both math and science.

I teach a self-contained fifth grade class, which means my students stay with me and I teach them all the subjects. A high percentage our my students live below the poverty line, so my school is considered a federal Title 1 school.

Since our school is in a low socio-economic area, money for technology is hard to come by. Our school's Parent-Teacher Association does not have the financial resources to help us out. My students crave technology, and they deserve to have the same advantages as students who attend other more affluent schools.

Through previous grant funding, my classroom received a DLP projector, and it has added a lot to our instruction. My students definitely do not miss the old overhead projector. Now we want to add a document camera to our classroom, mainly for use in the areas of math and science. A document camera would allow me and my students to work out math problems on a dry erase board and project it on our screen. Also, hands on manipulatives that we use in class can be shown on the document camera for examples and clarification. In science, objects and images can be projected up on the screen instead of me holding them up in front of the class with my students straining to see. Animal specimens, design models, and other experiment materials can be put up on our screen for plain viewing. The document camera also has the capability of recording digital images of science objects or math problems we have worked on for later viewing. This would be very helpful in math, to bring a problem back up on the screen that we have already worked to review a concept.

Your help will make it possible for my students to gain much needed exposure to new technology while at the same time enhancing their learning and our activities in class. Most of my students are visual learners, and a document camera would be a valuable tool to help my students understand information and concepts in math and science.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
AVermedia AVerVision 300af+ Portable Document Camera • CDW Inc. $577.49 1 $577.49

Materials cost


Vendor shipping charges


State sales tax


3rd party payment processing fee


Fulfillment labor & materials


Total project cost


Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Total project goal


How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal


1 Donor


Donations toward project cost


Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Excluded support for DonorsChoose


Still needed View calculationHide calculation


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

View complete list Show less

1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 21 students.

Project Activity

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo
{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Evansville","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[118924],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"IN","teacherPossessivePronoun":"his","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":2,"name":"Elementary School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"","proposalId":161488,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":21,"teacherScreenName":"Mr. S.","authorIds":{"118924":{"owner":"Mr. S.","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[161488],"proposalHash":"-1457151901","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"","teacherHasProfilePhoto":false,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":179912,"photosPublished":false,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":[],"teacherId":118924,"schoolCounty":"Vanderburgh","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"IN","name":"Indiana"}}