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Mrs. Wakley from Farmington UT is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Quiet On The Set! Action!

My students need filmmaking equipment to use in creating film projects including a green screen and green suits for special effects, a tripod for camera stability, and microphones for excellent audio.

  • $368 goal

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My Students

My students are sixth graders in the English only side of a Spanish immersion school. Even though they do not participate in learning a second language, there are lots of amazing opportunities for them at our school. Our school has a school news club. We study the art of filmmaking both in front of and behind the camera. We are a STEAM school and a movement school. Our facility is designed to allow students to work in groups to create through projects. My students have lots of energy and love learning through doing.

My Project

Have you ever seen teenagers taking pictures of themselves with their cell phones? Of course you have, because it happens a lot! Students love to see themselves in pictures and film. Filmmaking can be used in the classroom and enhances students' learning through engagement. They can't resist it. They are highly motivated to complete filmmaking projects. Their desire for excellence is often increased when film is involved. Filmmaking allows students to develop technological and 21st Century skills. For these reasons, I try to incorporate filmmaking across the curriculum. But we need some equipment to allow my students to broaden their filmmaking abilities. A green screen and green suits will help students add special effects and a tripod and microphones will improve the quality of the video and sound in their projects. With this equipment, my students will be able to achieve higher levels of filmmaking and educational success. Now... quiet on the set! Action!

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This project will reach 70 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Manfrotto MKCOMPACTACN-BK Compact Action Tripod (Black) • Amazon Business $59.88 1 $59.88
Rode VideoMic Me Directional Microphone for Smart Phones • Amazon Business $59.00 1 $59.00
BCP Green Color Unisex 2nd Skin Zentai Full Body Suit for Photo, Video or Stage Show • Amazon Business $21.99 2 $43.98
Chromakey Green Screen Muslin Backdrop Photo Studio Photography Background 10x20 • Amazon Business $37.95 1 $37.95
LimoStudio Photo Video Studio 10Ft Adjustable Muslin Background Backdrop Support System Stand, AGG1112 • Amazon Business $34.50 1 $34.50
TONOR 55 inch Lavalier Mic Lapel Microphone Double Headed Recording Clip On Mic Mini Microphone For Iphone Ipad Ipod Samsung Android and Windows Smartphones • Amazon Business $11.99 2 $23.98
Vastar 2-in-1 Universal Tablet iPad Tripod Cellphone Mount Adapter Clamp for iPad 2/3/4/Air 1/2/Mini 1/2/3/Samsung Galaxy Tab 2/3/4/ Note/Tab Pro/Tab S/Microsoft Surface,iPhone, Google Nexus and More • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Heavy Duty Muslin Clamps 4 1/2 inch 6 Pack • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98

Materials cost

$278.26

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.17

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$312.43

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$55.13

Total project goal

$367.56

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$367.56

1 Donor

-$367.56

Donations toward project cost

-$312.43

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$55.13

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$0.00

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