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  • $296 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Richardson
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households
  • 6 donors
  • $0 still needed

English Teacher Believes Pictures Are Worth 1,000 Words

My students need a projector for projects, note-taking, graphs and pictures, and text analysis. My school is high performing for traditionally low-achieving students.

My Students

Every student can learn and deserves an equal opportunity to achieve a healthy and productive life. In my classroom, I instill the urgency to learn, think, wonder, and achieve. My students come from challenging backgrounds and I do everything I can to make learning achievable for each student.

My students come from poverty and challenging circumstance.

At my school, we do not accept their historically disadvantaged reality, we push to improve every student in academics, behavior, and intrinsic motivation. We believe each of our students can and should go to college, have a career and break out of the cycle of poverty!

My Project

A projector, although just one purchase, can and will greatly change the environment of my classroom and the learning of my students. My school does not have computers for staff or students, or projectors, or any other classroom technology. I am happy to bring my own laptop to school to use with the projector. I do not believe in leaning on technology in the classroom but rather in using it as a tool. I make learning fun through reading aloud, projects, diagrams, drawings and notes on the board- but a projector would really help in the integration of pictures and other visuals, project learning, assessments, student's projects and speeches, and more! I greatly appreciate any and all help. Thank you for your consideration!

Students need to visualize their learning.

When reading a complex text, seeing the text circled and manipulated will greatly increase reading comprehension and ability. A projector would help us integrate visual representations and to visualize our text. This projector will help enable me to teach my students how to break down texts, draw conclusions, and to create written works such as essays, poetry, informational texts, and autobiographies.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
VVME V01 LED HDMI Projector 1080p HD Compatible (Native VGA 640 x 480) For Home Cinema, Movie, Video Games • Amazon $199.99 1 $199.99

Materials cost

$199.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$18.30

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.00

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$251.29

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$44.35

Total project goal

$295.64

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$295.64

5 Donors

-$195.64

Donations toward project cost

-$166.29

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.35

match offer

-$100.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$85.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.00

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 165 students.

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