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Mrs. DeMatteo from Brooklyn NY is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Show Me the Interactivity!

My students need to be able to interact with their new STEM curriculum.

  • $583 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a newly appointed STEM teacher with 10+ years of experience as an early childhood general education teacher. I teach in a high needs, Title One, school. Our school is new, sixth year in, replacing a school that has phased out. WE HAVE TO STAND OUT!

My students are mostly from shelters or foster homes in the area, which are all riddled with gang violence, drugs and guns.

This creates a very transient population for our school and a hardship on our dedicated staff. Our children have seen and experienced more in their short little lives than most of us could dream of in our worst nightmares.

Despite this, I want to inspire them to be better and do better. The ability to open their eyes and show them that there is more out there in the world is my goal for this school year! "A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops." ~Henry Adams

My Project

Being able to interact with your learning is what makes it exciting! I am trying to create a fully interactive STEM classroom that will allow students the ability to engage in their own learning. With the IPEVO and a Optoma S341 projector we are given mobility as apposed to a stationary whiteboard.

Children are growing up in a technological world of excitement and animation, their learning should match that!

My STEM classroom will come to life with the ability to project and interact with the lessons being taught. I know my students will appreciate you making this possible for them. Please help us support creativity by building an interactive classroom!

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

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 140 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Optoma S341 3500 Lumens SVGA 3D DLP Projector with Superior Lamp Life and HDMI • Amazon Business $289.00 1 $289.00
Ipevo IW2 Wireless Interactive Whiteboard System (CSW2-02IP) • Amazon Business $169.00 1 $169.00

Materials cost

$458.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.87

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$494.87

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$87.33

Total project goal

$582.20

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$582.20

4 Donors

-$582.20

Donations toward project cost

-$494.87

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$87.33

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$0.00

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