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Ms. Prill from Tampa FL is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Falcons Free the Fiction

My students need a Flip camera and a netbook computer so that they can create short book talks to share with the school during a reading enrichment period.

  • $845 goal

This project expired on August 30, 2011.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Fuel the fire my students have found while reading this year! Their passion for books is palpable in my classroom and I want them to be able to share it with their fellow students.

My students are from a Title One School and are mostly Hispanic.

Our school is poor and in an old building, but it is more like a family for my students than a school. Most of my students have to work to help support their families, so there is little money for extras. My students are creative, yet they have few outlets for their creativity.

My Project

We have requested a laptop computer and a Flip video camera so that my students can create and record book talks to share with their fellow students. This will not only give them a chance to show off their creative side, but they will also have a chance to share to share their love of books!

The greatest weakness at our school is reading.

It is a big challenge to entice our students to read. If my students can share a wonderful book with their fellow students, it might just be the trigger we need to get others to read.

Ms. Prill
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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45 donors45 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 125 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Flip Video UltraHD 1hr - camcorder - flash card • Best Buy $149.99 1 $149.99
Lenovo Netbook Tablet with Intel® Atom® Processor - Black • Best Buy $510.99 1 $510.99

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