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Mr. Blackwood from Charlotte NC is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Tools of the Trade

Help me give my students colored dot stickers, a high quality hot glue gun with black glue sticks, a presentation pointer, and a light display with stands.

  • $225 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are musicians! Growing and learning at the speed of sound, my students are some of the most passionate I've ever had the pleasure to teach. Don't let the Title I status fool you, these kiddos put in the extra effort at school and at home to accelerate their music production skills.

My elementary students are hungry for music and ready to share their ideas with the world.

Students commit extra hours to their music education outside of school and submit non-required work for the room including written lyrics, music notation sheets, and drawings of their imaginations. They excel at project-based learning where they create something new to share with everyone. We publish most student work on our Youtube and Twitter social media pages. Bring on the fun!

My Project

My guitar students need a little extra help placing their fingers in the correct places on the instrument. The dot stickers will give us exact placement locations for our little digits! The presentation pointer will help my facilitate instruction much faster. I can point to objects, materials, and notes from a distance and all students can easily identify what I am pointing to. I can also adjust individuals by pointing to their hand placements from anywhere in the room.

The LED light board is a fun and vibrant display, meant to direct interest towards the big idea for the lesson!

I can also use it for green screen fun, concert bulletins, classroom announcements, and concert directions.

Mr. Blackwood
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Hosim LED Message Writing Board,32"x24" Illuminated Erasable Neon Effect Restaurant Menu Sign with 8 colors Markers, 7 Colors Flashing Mode DIY Message Chalkboard for Kitchen Wedding Promotions (6080) • Amazon Business $62.99 1 $62.99
Hosim 61" Tall Aluminum Metal Tripod Display Stand Triangular Easel,Adjustable Height from 22"-61" for LED Writing Board Whiteboard Chalkboard Posters Artist Painting Wedding Birthday Party with Bag • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Chandler Tool Large Glue Gun - 60 Watt - Hot Glue Sticks & Patented Base Stand Included • Amazon Business $23.97 1 $23.97
50pcs Black Hot Melt Glue Sticks, 11mm x 190mm • Amazon Business $13.88 1 $13.88
M JJYPET Rechargeable Cat Laser Pointer,3 in 1 Red Laser Pointer,Interactive Cat Dog Training Tool • Amazon Business $9.00 1 $9.00
(3/8, 0.375 inch) Round Color Coding Circle Dot Sticker Labels - 10 Assorted Colors, Pack of 3000 • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

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