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Mr. M. from Brooklyn NY is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Panasonic TV Needed for HS Students

My students need a 37" LCD television.

  • $1,099 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

I am a special education high school teacher in New York City. It is very hard for me to compete with TV videos, movies, computers and technology that we all deal with on a daily basis. These items must be implemented into our children's education as much as possible. TV and DVD's are one of the best ways to do so.

NYC's Public Library is extensive and full of amazing videos and DVDs that can reinforce my lessons dramatically. For example, I am teaching my students about WW2 and the effects of the war. I can show clips of Anne Frank's story which is on DVD or clips from PBS videos which are in all NYC libraries. These clips of video footage will bring home my classroom lessons when they open the text book and see the exact footage they watched written in the text book. This double impact of information will help them tremendously.

My biggest struggle is captivating my special education student's attention. Many students in special education are visual and auditory learners. They learn from watching and hearing information. Text book learning for my students are not sufficient to them retaining the information I need them to retain.

The TV will be a great asset to my classroom. I can use this TV to reinforce lessons in History the most. I presently have a vast array of videos and DVDs but no TV to show it on. I strongly believe using both visual, auditory and literacy in the learning process will triple their learning processes.

Mr. M.
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 8 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
VIDEO FLAT PANEL TV 37" LCD TV 9235124 • Best Buy $799.99 1 $799.99

Materials cost

$799.99

Vendor shipping charges

$80.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$12.00

Fulfillment labor & materials

$9.00

Total project cost

$900.99

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$197.78

Total project goal

$1,098.77

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,098.77

5 Donors

-$539.51

Donations toward project cost

-$450.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$89.01

match offer

-$549.38

Match offer toward project cost

-$450.49

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$98.89

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$9.88

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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