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

Lights! Camera! Reaction!

The cost of one Sony camcorder, accessory kit`, and tripod (from CDW, Inc.) is $1740, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $1,769 goal

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I am an elementary 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 21 students that includes Katrina evacuee students. 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 and compact disks. With this camcorder, the students can take home the activities that they participated in and share them with their families and keep them for a lifetime. Seeing their digitally created products brought to life will enhance their technology skills, not to mention their self-esteem and academic confidence! This type of educational technology is a great tool for acquiring information and communicating knowledge in the classroom and in our global society.

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

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This project will reach 21 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sony Handycam DCR DVD505 - camcorder - 3" DVD-R, 3" DVD-RW, 3" DVD+RW • CDW Inc. $1,097.24 1 $1,097.24
Sony VCT D680RM - tripod • CDW Inc. $100.00 1 $100.00
Sony ACC-DVDP - camcorder accessory kit • CDW Inc. $73.81 1 $73.81

Materials cost

$1,271.05

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$1,450.38

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$318.38

Total project goal

$1,768.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,768.76

20 Donors

-$1,693.76

Donations toward project cost

-$1,450.41

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$243.35

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$75.03

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$0.00

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