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Ms. Elliott from Silsbee TX is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Sprocket Rocket: Portable Printing to Enhance Student Engagement

Help me give my students a portable printer to bring their AR codes to life as we strive to integrate authentic and dynamic opportunities into our everyday classroom experience.

  • $488 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach teenagers, ages 15-18, whose learning needs are as varied as they, themselves, are. We are in a Title I district that has 50+% free and reduced-price lunch. In addition to our already impoverished community, we were hard hit by Hurricane Harvey.

Our amazing students have struggled and triumphed through trauma after trauma over the last couple of years, but our state scores were one of the lowest in the area as a direct result of these events.

Please help me to help them.

My Project

As someone who has arrived late to the game of technology in the classroom, I have been jumping in feet first to engage my students in a world that they are native to bridge the gap. I have been utilizing Flipgrid with noticeable positive returns, so the next step is to integrate AR(augmented reality) technology so that students can create a video and AR code, print it off with this portable Sprocket, and place it in a myriad of locations throughout the classroom, campus, and community.

This foray into augmented reality is an exciting and anxiety-inducing leap of faith that my students and I are taking together.

By funding this project, you will be helping these goals become reality. The more I can get my students engaged, the better their performance and the smaller the achievement gap from same-aged peers in other schools.

Please help us to create a space for authentic and dynamic learning opportunities.

Ms. Elliott
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HP Sprocket Photo Printer, Print Social Media Photos on 2x3 Sticky-Backed Paper (White) + Photo Paper (60 Sheets) + Protective Case + USB Cable + HeroFiber Gentle Cleaning Cloth • Amazon Business $129.95 1 $129.95
Fellowes 5736601 Laminator Saturn3i 125, 12.5 inch, Rapid 1 Minute Warm-up Laminating Machine, with Laminating Pouches Kit • Amazon Business $114.43 1 $114.43
HP Sprocket Photo Paper, exclusively for Sprocket or Sprocket 2-in-1 Printer, (2x3-inch), sticky-backed 100 sheets (1DE40A) • Amazon Business $36.39 2 $72.78
Fellowes Thermal Laminating Pouches • Amazon Business $31.13 1 $31.13
Fellowes Thermal Laminating Pouches, Letter Size 9 x 11.5-Inches, 3 mil, 200 pack (5743401) • Amazon Business $22.49 1 $22.49
Canboc Shockproof Carrying Case Storage Travel Bag for HP Sprocket Portable Photo Printer and (2nd Edition) / Polaroid Zip Mobile Printer/Lifeprint 2x3 Portable Protective Pouch Box, Blue • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

Materials cost

$378.77

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.68

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$414.45

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$73.14

Total project goal

$487.59

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$487.59

2 Donors

-$227.00

Donations toward project cost

-$222.95

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$4.05

match offer

-$225.29

Match offer toward project cost

-$191.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.79

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$35.29

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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