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Mrs. Johnston from Brinnon WA is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Lights, Camera, Action! Help Aspiring Student Filmmakers

My students need a GO Pro camera, stand, case and software in order to be able to create movies independently.

  • $657 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is very rural and is in a low income area. The students have limited opportunities for experiences outside our community. Therefore, we create new opportunities here.

The students are eager to learn and love trying new things.

People have volunteered to lead an after school dance club, and a garden club is about to be formed. These additional experiences can greatly add to the students background knowledge and expand their areas of interest. Many students have expressed interest in creating short films.

My Project

Movies and short films can be a wonderful way to add meaning and peak interest in many different subject areas. Imagine if you could make the movies yourself! That is my wish for the students in my class.

In the past, We have collaboratively written a script and created special effects for a movie called "LEGO People Meet the Aliens".

Unfortunately, the only thing we had to film with was my iPhone. Needless to say, I was reluctant to allow the students unrestricted use of my phone.

I have chosen a GO Pro camera, stand, case and Cyberlink PowerDirector software because it is easy to use and extremely versatile.

With this requested support, my students will be able to take charge of their projects and really show their star power.

Mrs. Johnston
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
GoPro HERO5 Black • Amazon Business $394.99 1 $394.99
Cyberlink PowerDirector 15 Ultra • Amazon Business $45.00 1 $45.00
Smatree SmaPole Q3 Telescoping Selfie Stick with Tripod Stand for GoPro Hero 5/4/3+/3/2/1/Session Cameras, Ricoh Theta S, M15 Cameras, Compact Cameras and Cell Phones • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
AmazonBasics Carrying Case for GoPro - Large • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99

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