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Ms. Davis Riley from Providence RI is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Project us into learning!

My students need an LCD projector to use with our laptop and ELMO.

  • $1,064 goal

This project expired on July 15, 2010.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hello and thank you so much for visiting my proposal! I teach 4th grade in an inner-city school system. I really feel fortunate to be a teacher, because I feel the possibilities are endless in educating children. What we lack in resources, we more than make up for in our enthusiasm and drive! One of the best years of my career was 2 years ago, when my grade level won, through a grant technology for the classroom. I was fortunate enough to get a laptop!!! The next year, I was fortunate to get an ELMO through Donors Choose! The problem is that the projector I currently have is not doing so good. It is past its warranty and would be very costly to fix...almost the price of a new one! Without a projector, none of the technology components I have, are of any use! I use my technology 100% to teach...every single day.For example, when I use my ELMO, I am able to clearly model math, writing, and science, show how to use manipulatives, and even put a book I am reading to be projected! On my laptop, I can project writing, the science process, and show interactive websites! In fact, since I have had it, my students' scores have SKYROCKETED and I know that it can be attributed to learning this way. A projector would allow me to keep using my technology. This would be such a wonderful, wonderful gift. I cannot express enough how teaching through technology makes such a difference!!!My students are second language learners and being able to see things via projector makes a WORLD of difference. Thank you so much for considering this project!!!!

Ms. Davis Riley
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 46 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HITACHI CP-X205 XGA LCD PROJECTOR • Lab Safety Supply, Inc. dba Highsmith Inc $850.08 1 $850.08

Materials cost

$850.08

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$12.75

Fulfillment labor & materials

$9.00

Total project cost

$871.83

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$191.38

Total project goal

$1,063.21

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,063.21

2 Donors

-$1,063.21

Donations toward project cost

-$871.83

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$191.38

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$0.00

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