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Ms. Kaczmarek from Walkertown NC is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Technology Opens Up the World!

Help me give my students an Echo Dot and a camcorder for a 21st-century classroom to explore and navigate the world around them.

  • $240 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from low-income families. They do not have many opportunities to experience all that the world has to offer them. It is my job as their teacher to teach them reading and social studies, but also to expose them to the different things that the world has to offer them.

They need to know that there is more out there than just what is in their neighborhood.

I want them to be curious learners, always seeking new and different experiences.

My Project

Technology is the future is a cliche that we have heard for years, and yet it is the absolute truth. Technology is the future, so why not put it in the hands of the people that are also our future. I like to provide an independent and calm classroom, therefore I use lamps instead of the overhead fluorescent lights. The plugs will allow the students and myself to control the lamps from my phone or the Echo Dot, instead of having to turn them on or off depending on the amount of light needed for the current project. Speaking of the Echo Dot, there are endless uses for one in the classroom. The most important to me is that it allows students to be inquisitive and get instant feedback to their endless questions.

I also want to give them a camera to allows us to create digital content of our own to share with others.

I think this would allow the students learning to go to a whole new level if they are the ones creating content for others and therefore their knowledge of the subject would deepen.

Ms. Kaczmarek
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 50 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
AKASO EK7000 4K WiFi Sports Action Camera Ultra HD Waterproof DV Camcorder 12MP 170 Degree Wide Angle • Amazon Business $50.99 1 $50.99
Echo Dot (2nd Generation) - Smart speaker with Alexa - White • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Avatar Controls Smart Plug, Wifi Outlet 2 Pack Work with Alexa/Google Home, Electrical Plugs Remote Control Timer Function On/Off Switch via Smart Life APP • Amazon Business $16.99 2 $33.98
Ciscle [Electronic Stylus] Active Stylus Digital Pens with 1.8 mm Fine Point Copper Tip for iPhone/iPad/Tablet and Other Capacitive Touchscreens Devices, Good for Drawing and Handwriting (Gold) • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
Stylus Pen LIBERRWAY 10 Pack of Pink Purple Black Green Silver Stylus Universal Touch Screen Capacitive Stylus for Kindle Touch ipad iphone 6/6s 6Plus 6s Plus Samsung S5 S6 S7 Edge S8 Plus Note • Amazon Business $5.59 1 $5.59

Materials cost

$158.54

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$12.37

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.38

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$203.29

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$35.87

Total project goal

$239.16

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$239.16

3 Donors

-$234.75

Donations toward project cost

-$203.29

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.46

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

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$0.00

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