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Mr. French from Los Angeles CA is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Survey Says...

My students need a class set of student responders to assist in immediate feedback, assessment, and student interest.

  • $1,028 goal

This project expired on June 12, 2012.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Have you ever sat in a class where you had no idea what was going on, but the teacher just kept on going? Ever feel bored and disengaged in a class? Ever been unsure of how well you're really doing until the test (too late)? I have a solution for all of these common problems!

My students come from disadvantaged homes and neighborhoods, and low-performing schools, where access to technology is limited.

I have a tremendous diversity of students in my classroom: from gifted to intellectually disabled (formerly referred to as mentally retarded), English language proficient to English language learners, and students reading at grade level to students 6 or more grades behind.

My Project

With a student responder, each student will have the opportunity to show their comprehension at each step of the lesson. This would give me a tremendously powerful tool to immediately asses if the students are comprehending the content. This data would allow me to make immediate changes to my curriculum to address areas where students may be struggling. In addition, this "poll the audience" technology helps to engage students in the content, adding a level of individual interactivity that is difficult to achieve in a large classroom setting.

I believe that engaging students, using data to inform instruction, and giving each student the opportunity to monitor their own progress, are invaluable educational benefits.

This project will allow me to meet each of these needs, each day, for each student.

Mr. French
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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14 donors14 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 130 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CPS Spark RF system • Digital Edge Learning, Inc. $689.64 1 $689.64

Materials cost

$689.64

Vendor shipping charges

$68.96

State sales tax

$69.41

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.34

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$873.35

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$154.12

Total project goal

$1,027.47

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,027.47

12 Donors

-$777.95

Donations toward project cost

-$754.78

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.17

Matching donations from our partners

-$139.50

Match offers toward project cost

-$118.58

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.92

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$110.03

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$0.00

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