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Ms. Costello Duignan from Chicago IL is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Projecting the Future

My students need reliable technology, a projector, that is up-to-date in the classroom.

  • $927 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My 5th grade students living in Back of the Yards in Chicago don't have many opportunities to feel safe and comfortable, like most children. Our students are resilient despite facing so many stressors outside of school including poverty, homelessness and gang violence. They come to school every day eager to learn. They are not given a choice when it comes to being exposed to extreme violence. As young children, they are witnessing friends and relatives being arrested, jumped, stabbed, or shot. Kids exposed to violence on such a regular basis often internalize fear, anger, and grief. They can become more aggressive, frustrated, violent, and self-destructive as a result

My goal is to succeed in creating a student-centered classroom where these kids have the opportunity to proud, safe and comfortable for as many hours of their day as possible.

All children deserve to feel nurtured, suppored.

My Project

This project will allow me to teach my lessons with an up-to-date projector. Our old projector has been around for years does not always turn on when we need it to. It takes up a lot of unnecessary space in our classroom because of the distance it must be to the board. When it does turn on it is often blurry and hard to see. It also turns different shades of purple and yellow when we have it on for longer than an hour. The projector we are currently using is also difficult to use with modern technology because the adaptions are out-of-date.

Ms. Costello Duignan
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Epson Home Cinema 2150 - 3LCD projector - 3D - 802.11n wireless / Miracast • Best Buy Education $746.58 1 $746.58

Materials cost

$746.58

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.20

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$787.78

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$139.02

Total project goal

$926.80

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$926.80

19 Donors

-$605.71

Donations toward project cost

-$530.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$75.26

match offer

-$302.86

Match offer toward project cost

-$257.43

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.43

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$18.35

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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