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Ms. Edstrom from Remer MN is requesting instructional technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Small Town Film-Making

Help me give my students the new tools and learning in the world of film-making!

  • $590 goal

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My Students

I remember my first day as a new teacher. I had four grades to teach, one elective that was chosen for me, and an academic intervention hour. Anyone who has taught before can see that and say that that was a daunting task. I’m not going to lie to you, it definitely was. But I will treasure that experience for the rest of my life. Because it is that experience that I continue to have that I have been given the opportunity to watch my students grow into the passionate and driven young men and women that they all are.

Many of the students that I currently serve and have served have not had many opportunities to explore and experience new opportunities.

We are a low-achievement school, but our kids have a strong passion for learning. The students that I see in my classroom are from low socioeconomic households. The school that I teach in serves five surrounding communities as well as our own. I have worked with these students for 3 ½ years now and have seen 3 classes graduate.

My Project

One of the most popular classes that I have the privilege to teach is my Storytelling class. This class was originally called Novels and Film. I chose to change the name because the students in the class explore how storytelling has evolved from cave painting to the robust films we have today.

My hope with this new equipment such as a video camera and green screen lighting kit ,is to give students the opportunity to create and share their own stories through film.

The class has evolved to students taking it more than once just to have the chance to explore film more in-depth. With this equipment, I foresee expanding the course into different media based electives that give students the hands-on experience of film-making and production.

Ms. Edstrom
Grades 9-12

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Camcorder Video Camera YEEHAO WiFi HD 1080P 24MP 16X Powerful Digital Zoom Camera with Microphone and Wide Angle Lens Remote Control Lens Hood Infrared Night Vision YouTube Vlogging Camera Recorder • Amazon Business $169.99 1 $169.99
StudioFX 800W Chromakey Green Screen 10ft x 12ft Backdrop Photography Video Lighting Kit - Background Support System Included - Kaezi CH15-1012G vs-1 • Amazon Business $89.99 1 $89.99
Neewer LED Video Light Kit with 190cm Light Stand, 2-Pack Dimmable 3200K 5500K 160 LED Photo Light Panel Lighting Kit with Large Carry Case Charger Batteries for YouTube Studio Photography Shooting • Amazon Business $84.99 1 $84.99
Panasonic Headphones RP-HT161-K Full-Sized Over-the-Ear Lightweight Long-Corded (Black) • Amazon Business $16.98 3 $50.94
seenda Wireless Mouse with Nano USB Receiver Noiseless 2.4G Wireless Mouse Portable Optical Mice Compatible for MacBook, Notebook, PC, Laptop, Computer - Black & Gold • Amazon Business $9.99 3 $29.97
AmazonBasics 60-Inch Lightweight Tripod with Bag • Amazon Business $23.49 1 $23.49
Case Logic DCB-305 Compact System/Hybrid/Camcorder Kit Bag (Black) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99

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