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Ms. West from Austin TX is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Middle School Memories

Help me give my students a Fujimax camera and film to capture the memories of middle school!

  • $159 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I work in a Title I, middle school in Texas. All of my students are considered economically disadvantaged. They face a range of other challenges every single day. The majority of the students I work with have a variety of learning disabilities such as ADHD, emotional disturbance​ or have experienced trauma in their lives. My students are kind, hard-working and amazing. They make me proud everyday.

I set high expectations for my students and I am constantly amazed by their efforts despite the many challenges they face.

My students continue to help me grow into a better educator and inspire me everyday.

My Project

Middle school is a time for building friendships, playing games/sports, and learning. There are a lot exciting times in a middle school student's life. A camera would help my students capture some of these moments.

Each year, I make my students a book of photos to take home on the last day.

Many of them do not get a yearbook, so these are the only photos they have of their friends and the school year. I would love to have a classroom camera to capture everything from projects to sports to everyday reading in action!

We do a lot of projects in our classroom! Students have a lot of choice in how their projects are completed. Many of them choose to use pictures that they find on the internet. Being able to take pictures of their community and things that are important to them would make the projects more meaningful and relevant to them.

Ms. West
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Camera, Smokey White • Amazon Business $51.99 1 $51.99
Fujifilm Instax Mini Instant Film Value Pack - (60 Total Pictures)(Package may vary) • Amazon Business $31.00 1 $31.00
Fujifilm INSTAX Mini Instant Film 2 Pack = 20 Sheets (White) for Fujifilm Mini 8 & Mini 9 Cameras • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Sunmns Camera Neck Shoulder Strap Belt for Fujifilm Instax Mini 9/8/ 90/8+/ 7s/ Square SQ10 Instant Film Camera, Rainbow • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99

Materials cost

$102.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.54

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$134.51

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$23.74

Total project goal

$158.25

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$158.25

18 Donors

-$130.86

Donations toward project cost

-$112.43

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.43

Matching donations from our partners

-$26.00

Match offers toward project cost

-$22.10

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.90

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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