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Mrs. Freeman from Worcester MA is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Utilizing Technology to Optimize Student Learning

My students need a document camera and projector for the classroom.

  • $1,213 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are very special students! They are loving students who mostly want love, guidance and support throughout their days. Their backgrounds are varied , however, they have all experienced many hardships. Many of my students are English language learners coming from a variety of countries. Our classroom is very diverse which makes for very interesting interactions. In addition, many of my students have special needs. My classroom embraces learning using multiple modalities in order to make everyone successful.

My students thoroughly enjoy coming to school.

My students live in poverty and many live in homeless shelters. Some live with mom and dad, some a single parent, some with other family members, and many in foster care. Some of my students are the caretakers of their younger siblings. Unfortunately, they have limited exposure to the world around them, especially positive experiences. They have seen and lived through experiences we only see in movies. Yet, everyday, they come to school with a positive attitude and can't wait to learn something new in a loving environment.

My Project

A document camera and projector are a great tool for teachers. It would allow me to take what used to be individual assignments and turn them into class assignments, creating more discussion, interaction, and maintaining students' attention. It could be used as a graphing tool, a highlighting tool, a display tool and a discussion tool all in one!

Students love to interact with technology!

Many of my students do not have a computer or have never used a computer. So, not only will this help me be a better teacher, but it will allow the students to see an example of how great technology is and why it is important to value it.

In addition, many of my students receive occupational therapy services and complete their assignments on the computer. They are very bright students, but can't always show their work with the rest of the class. This will give them an opportunity to do that. We can project their work to share and continue to build a community of learners within the classroom.

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Mrs. Freeman
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 15 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Elmo TT 12ID Interactive Document camera • CDW-G $649.99 1 $649.99
InFocus IN114X 3200 Lumens 3D DLP Projector • CDW-G $335.61 1 $335.61

Materials cost

$985.60

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$14.78

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,030.38

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$181.83

Total project goal

$1,212.21

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,212.21

4 Donors

-$1,212.21

Donations toward project cost

-$1,030.38

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$181.83

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$0.00

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