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  • $600 goal

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Ms. Y.
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households
  • 3 donors
  • $0 still needed

Teaching English Creatively for ESL Students

The cost of a video camera and tapes is $600, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

I teach English language arts to 9 to 12 grade English as Second Language (ESL) students in a San Francisco public high school. As an educator, I strive to make my class projects and assignments a fun learning experience. I am requesting a mini-digital video camera and tapes for use in all my classes. A video camera would make learning a creative fun process for my students. We can use it to: • Capture student presentation of class projects, such as a family tree project. • Capture enactment of plays, such as Romeo and Juliet • Help students be the “star” and develop public speaking skills • Enable students to see and evaluate themselves and make improvements in learning English. With the use of a video camera, my students are more motivated to learn and have fun at the same time! Furthermore, developing speech and presentation skills will help my ESL students develop language skills and build their self-confidence. With your generous support, my students will be ready for “Lights, Camera, and ACTION”.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Canon ZR500 MiniDV Camcorder • CDW Inc. $344.13 1 $344.13
Panasonic AY-DVM60EJ5P 60 minute Digital Mini DV Tape (5 pack) • CDW Inc. $23.28 2 $46.56

Materials cost

$390.69

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$492.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$108.00

Total project goal

$600.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$600.00

3 Donors

-$566.00

Donations toward project cost

-$492.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$73.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$34.61

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$0.00

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 120 students.

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