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Mrs. S. from Santa Ana CA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

School With a Smile

Help me give my students a digital camera so they can have something to smile about!

  • $687 goal

This project expired on May 29, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work with 4th and 5th grade students with learning disabilities in an urban community. 100% of my students are English Language Learners and most receive free and reduced lunch. Despite the barriers they face on a daily basis, these students are very eager to be college and career ready. It is my job to differentiate lessons tailored to meet the students' needs in order for them to be successful. They are very excited to take their learning to the next level.

My Project

In my classroom, I often have students work on group projects that allow them to create many different paper items. The Nikon digital camera will allow me to have students take their own pictures. This way, each student is responsible for their individual part of the project. Using the pictures the students will take, rather than downloading images from the Internet, gives a much greater sense of ownership in the final product. One of our projects will be to create a digital yearbook. I can snap pictures in the classroom, during field trips, and special events. The camera will capture special memories that the children will have forever.

Mrs. S.
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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9 donors9 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 15 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Nikon - D3500 DSLR Camera with AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR and AF-P DX NIKKOR 70-300mm f/4.5-6.3G ED Lenses • Best Buy Education $499.99 1 $499.99

Materials cost

$499.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$45.75

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$583.24

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$102.92

Total project goal

$686.16

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$686.16

7 Donors

-$481.00

Donations toward project cost

-$408.85

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$72.15

Matching donations from our partners

-$205.16

Match offers toward project cost

-$174.39

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.77

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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