You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »
Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 

Mrs. Prentice from Fresno CA is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Document Learning!!

My students need a document camera to scaffold their learning and give them a visual aid for learning new materials.

  • $572 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from homes with very limited background knowledge and preparation for school. They have very few basic skills when they enter Kindergarten and are expected to meet and exceed the standards set for them. They do not have picture books at home or supplies to practice skills.

My students are wonderful little human beings.

Even with the daily challenges they face at home, they come to school each day with a smile and a positive attitude. Our school is one with a family atmosphere, a "home" to everyone where everyone shares ideas and activities between staff, students, and the community. Our staff and students work very hard each day to be the best we can be. No matter the background or home situation, we all strive for the same goal and accomplishments. My students encourage each other and try their best. They are ready to learn each day and in turn, I am ready to learn from them as I teach them.

My Project

This document camera will enable me to enlarge images and project them onto the screen for the students to see and interact. These images will be from story books, leveled readers, learning worksheets, 3D objects, etc. Anything that is put under the camera will be visible in color and 3D on the screen. Students will have the opportunity to manipulate objects which will increase their knowledge through visual and kinesthetic learning. Story books will come to life on the screen and the projection of the words will enable students to locate sight words, parts of speech, and letters which will strengthen their reading and writing skills. The math sheets and objects will be visible to all students as classmates take turns with the counters.

Exposing my students to this new type of technology will increase their understanding of what's available to them and get them ready for their futures.

This project will enable me to take the teaching supplies that I already have and increase the effectiveness of these supplies. I will be able to reach more kids more efficiently and be a better, more effective teacher to my Kindergarten students. This project will provide hands-on learning in a format that will prove to be fun and exciting.

Read More
Mrs. Prentice
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 50 students.

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mrs. Prentice is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Epson DC 10s Document Camera • CDW Inc. $383.00 1 $383.00

Materials cost

$383.00

Vendor shipping charges

$38.30

State sales tax

$35.04

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.74

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$497.08

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$74.28

Total project goal

$571.36

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$571.36

1 Donor

-$571.36

Donations toward project cost

-$497.08

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$74.28

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Fresno","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[402796],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"CA","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"merchant.com.donorschoose1.prod","proposalId":392448,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/lets-document-learning/392448/","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":50,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Prentice","authorIds":{"402796":{"owner":"Mrs. Prentice","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[392448],"proposalHash":"648581219","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://cdn.donorschoose.net/images/placeholder-avatars/136/teacher-placeholder-4_136.png","teacherHasProfilePhoto":false,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":57663,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NTY5Nzg4"],"teacherId":402796,"schoolCounty":"Fresno","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"CA","name":"California"}}