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  • $395 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Howell
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 11 donors
  • $0 still needed

Eye of the Tiger News Live from The Jungle

My students need a green screen and other necessary materials in order to begin a successful newscast project for school wide announcements.

My Students

My students live in a small, low-socioeconomic, rural community. Many students are free or reduced lunch. Coming from a high-poverty area, financial support of teachers or students is not always available.

Last year our school corporation established a one-to-one digital device environment which offers our students a variety of opportunities, such as unlimited digital resources and technology skills for a higher education.

My students work very hard to create an atmosphere to both support and push each other. I am proud of all of my students and cannot wait to see them progress with the use of technology and share their experiences with the rest our school family.

My Project

LIGHTS! CAMERA! ACTION!

There are a lot of exciting happenings in our school, our community, and the world!

I want to give my students the power to report on these to our school family through a newscast program. The program lends itself to the integration of many subjects, including writing, reading, math, and social studies. In addition, students will use technology in a way they have never used it before! Using their school iPads, students will create thoughtful questions and interview students, teachers, and community members who have a story or message to tell. They will also construct scripts that will engage their viewers.

By implementing a green screen, our reporters will set the stage with ever changing possibilities.

All other materials requested are needed to make our newscast more successful and interesting. The tripods will allow students to record with accuracy and stability. Students will use the microphones to interview and record peers, teachers, and community members. Using the Google cardboard, students will captivate their audience with virtual field trips around the world.

I am not looking to make the next Katie Couric or Matt Lauer, but instead giving my students a voice and opportunity to create stories that are important to them and share them with others.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Chromakey Green Screen Kit 800w Photo Video Lighting Kit 10x12 feet Green Screen and Backdrop Support System Included Ul15 10x12 Green By Fancier U15 10x12 Green • Amazon Business $114.99 1 $114.99
Raking Floor Stand Tablet Tripod Mount Holder with Tripod Base for 7-10 Inch iPad/iPad Mini/Samsung Galaxy Tab, Rotatable 360°, Height Adjustable with Telescoping Post, Portable with Carry Case, Black • Amazon Business $39.99 2 $79.98
Motoraux ® 3D VR Virtual Reality Glasses Headset , Suitable for Google, iPhone, Samsung Note, LG, Huawei, HTC, Moto screen smartphone • Amazon Business $32.99 2 $65.98
Aputure A.lav ez Broadcast Quality Omnidirectional Lavalier Condenser Microphone with Wind Shield Windscreen 10ft Kevlar Reinforced Cable for iPhone 6 Plus IOS and Android Sumsang Galary edge S6 • Amazon Business $19.88 2 $39.76

Materials cost

$300.71

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.51

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$335.22

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$59.16

Total project goal

$394.38

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$394.38

10 Donors

-$359.96

Donations toward project cost

-$309.72

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$50.24

match offer

-$30.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$25.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$4.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.42

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

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11 donors11 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 465 students.

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