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Mrs. Hopper from Pearland TX is requesting professional development through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Professional development

How to Be a Great Designer!

I need to focus on sound and projection design using the tools of the iPad.

  • $517 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are passionate artists who love to create. They are a resilient group of Jr. High students who give 110% to every project they create. The students are hard working, and they have successfully worked on acting, designing, writing, and collaborating for the theatre they produce.

Hurricane Harvey was tough for our community, however these students have shown tremendous courage, grit and determination.

They are fired up about the upcoming projects, and I am ready to be the best leader I can be for my kiddos! I am thankful they are here everyday to dedicate themselves to greatness.

My Project

This resource will help me to continue to learn and explore Sound and Projection design for the stage. I am committed to professional development that helps me to teach my students the most advanced technology that is happening in the world of theatre.

Design tools are advancing rapidly, and I want to stay ahead of the learning curve.

The iPad has all the tools I need to work on those skills. I will use Qlab, a software for theatre professionals, which is only available for Mac products. I will also use Garageband for original and modified sound design. I can teach my students how to use the programs, then allow them their own creative outlet for designing and collaborating as artists.

Mrs. Hopper
Grades 6-8
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 120 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple - iPad (Latest Model) with WiFi - 32GB - Silver • Best Buy Education $329.99 1 $329.99
Logitech - Keyboard Folio Case for Apple iPad 2, iPad 3rd Generation and iPad with Retina - Carbon Black • Best Buy Education $73.25 1 $73.25

Materials cost

$403.24

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.05

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$439.29

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$77.52

Total project goal

$516.81

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$516.81

5 Donors

-$342.81

Donations toward project cost

-$291.39

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$51.42

match offer

-$174.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$147.90

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.10

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$0.00

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