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Mrs. Karyczak from Buffalo NY is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Elmo! Elmo! Elmo!

Help me give my students the clarity and understanding that an Elmo can bring.

  • $690 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are seventh and eighth graders from the city of Buffalo, located in Western New York. They are working to build their reading and writing skills before heading off to high school. Some of my groups include students with IEPs. They have worked very hard this year and have improved in many areas. This junior high group is the hardest working group I have had in many, many years. I am motivated to enhance their learning experience in any way possible!

My Project

Funding for an Elmo will allow me to replace our "old school" projector. The clarity and flexibility gained will help students see exactly want I am writing. Notes can be projected, good writing can be modeled, and exemplars can be shared.

An Elmo will be especially helpful for the students in my integrated co-teach group.

These students, and many others, are typically visual learners who need to hear and see material being presented. It will allow me to provide a wider variety of differentiation and accommodations. Updating our technology brings students closer to achieving 21st century goals and prepares them for high school.

Mrs. Karyczak
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Elmo TT L1 Visual Presenter document camera • CDW-G $548.06 1 $548.06

Materials cost

$548.06

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.22

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$586.28

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$103.46

Total project goal

$689.74

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$689.74

4 Donors

-$337.00

Donations toward project cost

-$301.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.55

match offer

-$335.09

Match offer toward project cost

-$284.83

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$50.26

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.65

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$0.00

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