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Ms. Travis from Houston TX is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Improving Language With Multimedia

The cost of headphones, cassette tapes, Sony Cyber-shot DSC-N1 digital camera and case, Sony Handycam DCR DVD92 camcorder and carrying case, and Sony SLV D360P DVD/VCR combo (from CDW, Inc.,) is $1878, including shipping and <a target="new" href="" onclick="g_openWindow('', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

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I am a kindergarten teacher at Sugar Grove Elementary in the Houston Independent School District. The school is located in an at-risk, low-income area. I have a wonderful group of 20 students that includes Katrina evacuee students. Communication is essential to our society. It is very important for the students to start early developing adequate communication skills in the areas of language understanding and language usage. In order to better prepare them to have fluency, articulation, and language success, I would like for my students to be able to video-record themselves in order to view their communication skills throughout the school year. Therefore , I am respectfully requesting funding for the purchase of a digital video camcorder, digital camera, photo paper and compact disks. Thank you very much for considering this proposal.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sony Handycam DCR DVD92 - camcorder - 3" DVD-R, 3" DVD-RW, 3" DVD+RW • CDW Inc. $599.99 1 $599.99
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-N1 - digital camera • CDW Inc. $499.95 1 $499.95
Sony SLV D360P - DVD/VCR combo • CDW Inc. $129.67 1 $129.67
Sony LCS-VA5 Soft Carrying Case • CDW Inc. $36.90 1 $36.90
Sony LCS CSD - soft case ( for digital photo camera ) • CDW Inc. $17.95 1 $17.95
Labtec Elite 820 - headphones • CDW Inc. $12.92 4 $51.68
Maxell P/I Communicator Series 90-minute Cassette Tape, single • CDW Inc. $1.37 10 $13.70

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