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 »
Menu
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.

 

Mrs. Miles from Marrero LA is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Elmo's World!

My students need an Elmo projector for use during whole group and small group lessons.

  • $1,038 goal

This project expired on January 14, 2011.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Have you ever been in a classroom that is missing a key piece of furniture or equipment? I have! Due to financial restraints, my kindergarten classroom is missing a very basic piece of equipment found in most classrooms...an Elmo projector!

My students are kindergarten-aged children.

For most, kindergarten is their first introduction into formal learning, as most do not attend pre-kindergarten. They attend a public elementary school of nearly 1,200 students in Southeast Louisiana! Most come from a low-socioeconomic home and live with a single parent or grandparent.

My Project

Children are inundated with "technology" everyday, whether they can afford it or not. Rarely do these advances in technology make their way down to our kindergarten classroom! I would love to be able to read them a book while all of the students are looking at the words and pictures with me. They would love to be able to share their writing with their friends! I would love to be able to use classroom manipulatives in a way that all of my students can view them at the same time. The Elmo would be a great addition to my small group time. It would allow the children to show other children what they have learned, which in turn may allow someone who didn't understand to learn it from a "child's" perspective.

They are very sweet and loving and they all absolutely love learning!

I try my best each year to make sure my children are exposed to as many learning opportunities as possible. I am hoping that with an Elmo projector, I will be able to this in yet another way.

Mrs. Miles
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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

28 donors28 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 27 students.

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mrs. Miles is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ELMO TT-02RX VISUAL PRESENTER -- ELMO TT-02RX Visual Presenter • Quill $760.99 1 $760.99

Materials cost

$760.99

Vendor shipping charges

$7.61

State sales tax

$66.59

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.41

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$881.60

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$155.58

Total project goal

$1,037.18

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,037.18

28 Donors

-$1,016.00

Donations toward project cost

-$881.60

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$134.40

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$21.18

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Marrero","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[384365],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"LA","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"merchant.com.donorschoose1.prod","proposalId":419003,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/elmos-world/419003/","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":27,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Miles","authorIds":{"384365":{"owner":"Mrs. Miles","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[419003],"proposalHash":"748498664","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://cdn.donorschoose.net/images/placeholder-avatars/136/teacher-placeholder-3_136.png","teacherHasProfilePhoto":false,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":50786,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NjYzMTk2","NjYzMzQ1","NjY0MjQz","NjYzODU2","NjY0MjMz","NjYzMjQz","MTM1MDU=","NjI0NDc0","NjQ0MDE2","NjYzNDk3","NjUyOTEx","NjU4OTk5","NjYzNzgw","NjIzMTkw","NjU2NjI0","NjIzMTg5","NjY0NzI0","MTI1MzM=","NDk1NTc3","NjYzNzQ3","NjIzMjE0","NjY0NjI1","Mzg4MDc5","NjY0MDcz","NTQ4MTk3","NjYyNTUx","NjYzMTEw","NjIwODMz"],"teacherId":384365,"schoolCounty":"Jefferson","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"LA","name":"Louisiana"}}