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Mrs. laChance from Burlington VT is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Now You See It! Now You See It!

My students need a document camera and projector mount to help them fully experience new learning.

  • $944 goal

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My Students

My students are enthusiastic learners who try their best to learn to read, write reports, and collect science data. In addition, they are learning the importance of working in a group and cooperating in their learning experiences. Sixty-one percent of students at our school receive free and/or reduced lunch services.

The majority of my students are either students from families struggling financially or English Language Learners, who are primarily resettled refugees who came from refugee camps that had sometimes insufficient--or sometimes no--resources to educate students.

My Project

To teach young learners who come from families struggling financially and from families of new refugee children exposed to English for possibly the first time in their lives, I have to use concrete examples of new concepts in order for them to grasp their new learning. It is imperative that these students "catch up" with their peers by experiencing the background knowledge they require.

Children often respond better when they can focus as a group on a story or a learning project we are doing together.

The book collection in our school is limited and a document camera allows all the children to share in the colorful illustrations and discuss the subject matter together. When we learn as a group, students encourage each other to learn more.

I also use a document camera to give the students examples of writing structures including opinion pieces, poetry, story writing, and science notebooks to record scientific data. Whenever students can see an example of what I am requiring them to do, they feel more confident to jump into the new learning experience. The document camera will allow us to write together and learn to edit our writing as part of the process.

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

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This project will reach 17 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
StarTech com 50 ft High Speed HDMI Cable 4K 30 No Signal Booster Required • CDW-G $57.27 3 $171.81
Chief Universal Custom Ceiling Projector Mount • CDW-G $167.90 1 $167.90
AVerVision U50 USB Flexarm Document camera • CDW-G $167.87 1 $167.87
C2G Select 50ft VGA Cable M M In Wall CMG Rated • CDW-G $41.47 3 $124.41
Chief Speed Connect CMS 440 ceiling mount • CDW-G $102.17 1 $102.17
Chief Speed Connect CMS 009 mounting component • CDW-G $26.29 1 $26.29

Materials cost

$760.45

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.41

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$801.86

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$141.50

Total project goal

$943.36

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$943.36

10 Donors

-$858.36

Donations toward project cost

-$729.61

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$128.75

match offer

-$85.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$72.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.75

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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