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Mrs. D. from Fort Wayne IN is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Seeing Is Believing

My students need an LCD projector to experience the DVDs and other music technology that is included in our music curriculum.

  • $963 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

I teach music in a high poverty, inner-city elementary school. Kindergarten through fifth grade students share time with me weekly as we explore the many elements of music. These children are amazingly rhythmic and enjoy learning all there is to know about this subject matter!

The obstacle we face is simple. I am not able to show my students any examples of performing musicians, dancers, musicals, composers or curricular DVDs because we do not have an LCD projector to connect to my computer. It is one thing to discuss these topics, but quite another to enhance my students' learning opportunities through irreplaceable multi-sensory experiences.

I am requesting one LCD projector to be used for all of my music students. Within each grade level, there are unopened DVDs that are curriculum based and geared for specific grade levels. To date, I am not able to expose my students to the information they hold.

Imagine going through life without ever being introduced to the sounds and sights of your favorite musician, dancer or musical. For my students, you can make the impossible possible with this gift.

Mrs. D.
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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20 donors20 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 349 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CP-X201 LCD Projector • SchoolOutfitters.com $699.99 1 $699.99

Materials cost

$699.99

Vendor shipping charges

$70.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$9.00

Total project cost

$789.49

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$173.30

Total project goal

$962.79

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$962.79

20 Donors

-$957.31

Donations toward project cost

-$789.49

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$167.82

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$5.48

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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