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Ms. MILERA from Miami FL is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Project Projector: Taking Class from Blah to Breathtaking!

My students need an LCD projector to facilitate and enhance class lectures and note-taking.

  • $772 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

For many students (and many adults, as well), the words "lecture" and "class notes" mean only one thing: BORING! Having a more interactive experience that incorporates visual images and sound will serve to capture and retain the attention of technology-age teens.

My students are ten and twelfth graders who attend a severely overpopulated public high school.

With a student body toppling 4300, supplies are scarce. My students are a vibrant bunch; they have a deep curiosity for learning about the "bigger" things. As we study each piece of literature, they are able to draw connections between even the most ancient pieces, and the issues that affect our world today.

My Project

I am requesting an LCD projector to be used in my class during notes and lecture! Having this resource will drastically change the learning environment in my classroom for the better! Currently, notes are projected onto the projection screen via an overhead transparency projector that doesn't work properly! I usually have to jam a folded hunk of paper into its light switch, just to keep it from turning off at random. In addition, transparencies are difficult to come by, causing me to hand-write class notes, only to later wipe them off and re-write more notes on the same clear sheet. This process is inefficient and time consuming, not to mention outdated! With an LCD projector for my class, students will receive the benefit of a multi-media presentation of notes and lecture topics. Visual images and relevant music/audio samples will be incorporated into class with ease and fluidity. Students will also benefit from being able to present their own multimedia projects with an LCD projector

While not having an LCD projector for a high school classroom may not seem like a big deal to some, it truly affects the quality and the proficiency of learning.

Your donation will make the learning experience one that students will both enjoy and remember. By creating a positive and innovative learning atmosphere that is both technologically current and engaging, students will not only learn, but also discover that learning itself doesn't have to be "blah", but can be rather breathtaking.

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Ms. MILERA
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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56 donors56 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 200 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
This multimedia projector features 1024 x 768 native resolution for crisp visuals and up to 2500 lumens of brightness for rich image quality. This model meets our Professional Series criteriaShop all products in our Small Business Center Not sure what size projector or screen you need? Learn more. • Best Buy $599.99 1 $599.99

Materials cost

$599.99

Vendor shipping charges

$12.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.00

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$655.99

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$115.76

Total project goal

$771.75

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$771.75

56 Donors

-$771.75

Donations toward project cost

-$655.99

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$115.76

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$0.00

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