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Ms. Crites from Sikeston MO is requesting other through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

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Old Fashioned Visual Aids

My students need large prints of the work we study in class. It's difficult for them to get a feel for the artwork in a tiny textbook photograph.

  • $696 goal

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My Students

It's hard passing around a book to view the work our project is based upon. Technology is lacking and what we have is inconsistent. It would be helpful to pass around a laminated poster, or have the poster prominently displayed as they are working on their projects.

I teach K-12 in a small rural school.

I have one student computer in my room. My projects are designed around teaching a technique or process, often tying in art history. I often bring my iPad from home so students can see work from a famous artist/master. The only posters I have are those that I've purchased on my own. I use my budget for supplies and can't justify the poster visuals. I've noticed when students use my posters, they are more inspired and can take time to actually study the work rather than a quick glance as I pass the iPad around the room. I have great kids who want to learn and look forward to coming to art. I'd like to enhance their classroom experience visually by adding posters.

My Project

I have one student computer. I bring my personal iPad from home. What technology I have available in my classroom is inconsistent and the Internet doesn't always cooperate with me. They are working on getting that updated but it's no in the near future. I'd like to add prints and posters to visually aid in our learning. To give students something they can actually hold in their hands and study as they are preparing for their projects. Having posters displayed will inspire them as they work.

Just by using the few prints/posters I've purchased out of my own pocket, I notice a difference in my students' effort.

They get a clear understanding visually of what the artwork I'm discussing looks like. They can refer back to the print as often as they like as they work on their own artwork. The prints inspire them and they get excited to find the details I've pointed out. Something we miss when we look at a small picture in a textbook or on my iPad as we pass it around the room.

Ms. Crites
Grades 6-8
    More than half of students from low‑income households Data about students' economic need comes from the National Center for Education Statistics, via our partners at MDR Education. Learn more

    This project will reach 340 students.

    5 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Huffman Art Visual Sets - French And Post-Impressionists • Blick Art Materials $211.99 1 $211.99
Huffman Art Visual Sets - Abstract Paintings • Blick Art Materials $107.94 1 $107.94
Huffman Art Visual Sets - Spanish and Mexican • Blick Art Materials $71.39 1 $71.39
Huffman Art Visual Sets - Renaissance • Blick Art Materials $71.39 1 $71.39
Crystal Productions Elements & Principles Posters • Blick Art Materials $62.01 1 $62.01
Surcharge • Blick Art Materials $7.00 1 $7.00
Surcharge • Blick Art Materials $7.00 1 $7.00
Surcharge • Blick Art Materials $7.00 1 $7.00
Surcharge • Blick Art Materials $7.00 1 $7.00
Standard Shipping • Blick Art Materials $0.00 1 $0.00

Materials cost

$552.72

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.29

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$591.01

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$104.30

Total project goal

$695.31

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$695.31

3 Donors

-$347.65

Donations toward project cost

-$295.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$52.15

match offer

-$347.66

Match offer toward project cost

-$295.51

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$52.15

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$0.00

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