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  • $1,050 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. A.
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households
  • 4 donors
  • $0 still needed

Engaging All Learners- - Videos, Photos, Internet, Music!

My students need a computer projector in order to take advantage of visual and audio learning materials.

In my second year of Teach for America, I am returning to teach kindergarten in a charter school in New York! My charter school is in a very low-income and high-needs community, and we are dedicated to serving our students the best we can with the resources we have! I have 30 adorable little kindergarteners--all minorities--that are super excited to read, write and LEARN everything they can about the world.

My school is amazing--but since we serve a high-needs community, we are almost always in need of supplies. Wanting to give our students an education comparable to any high-income private school, I am writing this proposal in order to better equip my classroom and give my scholars a high-quality education, that is not only academically stimulating, but incredibly fun, too!

Most kindergarteners cannot just sit and listen to a teacher talk--and I would never expect mine to do so. They have a variety of different learning styles--many are visual, kinesthetic, and tactile learners. Several are auditory learners, and love music and rhyme. I am asking for this computer projector so that I can reach all these learners. I would love to show video clips, music clips, and play interactive games with the whole class, instead of having the students listen to me and look at pictures in a small book. This projector will not only expose my scholars to a variety of learning styles through different types of media, but the projector will definitely engage them in the lesson. I can only imagine their faces as we see huge pictures or video clips of roaming buffalo, or explore at New York's Transit Museum archives and interactive exhibits online. This will definitely capture their attention and help them to focus on learning. I would also be open to sharing this wonderful resource for the whole school!

Your will help my wonderful kindergarten class embrace learning and see how much fun exploring different topics and subjects can be. You will make it possible for them to have access to things that other students in their neighborhood, in other high-needs schools, can not access. Not only will you be helping my class, but the entire school, for years to come. Thank you for your consideration to help my students achieve in the classroom and close the achievement gap!

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
EPSON POWERLITE 77C MULTIMEDIA PROJECTOR -- EPSON PowerLite 77C Multimedia Projector • Quill Corporation $749.98 1 $749.98

Materials cost

$749.98

Vendor shipping charges

$75.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$18.75

Fulfillment labor & materials

$17.00

Total project cost

$861.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$189.00

Total project goal

$1,050.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,050.00

3 Donors

-$506.44

Donations toward project cost

-$430.47

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$75.97

match offer

-$506.51

Match offer toward project cost

-$415.34

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$91.17

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$18.52

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 350 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by The Pumpkin Foundation and 3 other donors.

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