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Ms. Kelly from Gillespie IL is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Us Get an Elmo Camera!

Help me give my students an Elmo documentation camera for our 6th grade special education classroom.

  • $899 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach in a small rural community. This is beneficial in providing a strong sense of community and helps teachers know all children and families. My classroom is visited by 15 amazing 6th-grade special education students a day. My students are hard workers that strive to do their best daily. These students have been in the same grade together since Kindergarten, students support and challenge each other daily. At GMS, we have a high poverty rate and most students do not have access to technology.

My Project

The documentation camera will allow the teacher to display student work and math manipulatives such as a compass, ruler, or thermometer. This will also allow the teacher to model note taking skills using an actual piece of paper. The teacher will be able to work on the worksheets with the students allowing them to visualize the teachers modeling. Work will be able to be saved if the bell rings and class ends. The students will be able to pick up right where they left off when class continues. This will also give the students the opportunity to "be the teacher" and show their classmates how they came up with their work and methods they used.

Ms. Kelly
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Elmo TT 12W STEM CAM document camera • CDW-G $722.70 1 $722.70

Materials cost

$722.70

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.84

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$763.54

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$134.74

Total project goal

$898.28

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$898.28

2 Donors

-$519.86

Donations toward project cost

-$516.11

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

match offer

-$291.09

Match offer toward project cost

-$247.43

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$43.66

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$87.33

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$0.00

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