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Ms. Garcia from New York NY is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Bring Our Kindergarteners Into the 21st Century!

My students need an overhead projector to help us learn.

  • $444 goal

This project expired on September 19, 2010.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

25 Kindergarteners sometimes find it hard to focus, especially in the afternoons. English Language Learners need lots of visuals and modeling in order to learn! A projector can help us overcome both of these obstacles.

Our class is made up of 15 boys and 10 girls, and all of them are working really hard at learning English, in addition to kindergarten content.

Most of the students are from the Dominican Republic, although we have some students from Mexico, and one child from Egypt. Our school is in a high poverty, high needs area in New York. It is a wonderful Pre-K to 5 school with great ratings.

My Project

A projector would help our class do so many things! I could model a diagram as we work on completing our All About Books. I could project a book that we are reading and have children show each other how they should be pointing and following along with the text. I can display maps to learn about the world...they love maps! I can model math activities and games for my struggling students without having the entire class have to stop. The possibilities are endless!

By donating to this project, not only are you making an important difference to this group of little ones, you will be affecting the education of many others to come.

Technology is something that we need to have in the classroom, and having a projector is a simple step in getting there.

Ms. Garcia
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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11 donors11 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
VENTURA REFLECTIVE OVERHEAD PROJECTOR -- Apollo Ventura Portable Overhead Projector; 2,000 Lumens • Quill $341.99 1 $341.99

Materials cost

$341.99

Vendor shipping charges

$3.42

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.13

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$385.54

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$57.61

Total project goal

$443.15

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$443.15

11 Donors

-$443.15

Donations toward project cost

-$385.54

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$57.61

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$0.00

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