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  • $494 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Rodriguez
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 1 donor
  • $0 still needed

Second Graders, We Have A Problem!

The cost of a television and dvd player from Best Buy is $479, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

I am a bilingual second grade teacher in the Houston Independent School District. We just received the most amazing equipment! A new camcorder! My students all are from lower income minority families, including Katrina evacuees. Improving their communication skills and self esteem is top priority! This new technology hopefully will motivate, improve their self esteem and communication skills using both languages. I want to record and view their improvement using whole language acquisition starting with the first and ending with the last day of school. Each and every student will be able to see first hand, the success and improvement, from hearing and seeing themselves as stars! In the past, I used cassettes (old school and boring) to improve fluency in both languages. Now, we are able to move to a different level with this new technology. The problem that I did not foresee when I took the dust off our television, is that it's a dinosaur! It's not compatible with out new camcorder. Therefore, in order to view our progress and success we are requesting a television and DVD. Thanking you in advance.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
27" COLOR TELEVISION • Best Buy $209.00 1 $209.00
DVD/VCR COMBO SONY SLVD350P • Best Buy $135.00 1 $135.00

Materials cost

$344.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$404.88

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$88.88

Total project goal

$493.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$493.76

1 Donor

-$465.61

Donations toward project cost

-$405.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$60.61

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$28.29

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 22 students.

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