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Ms. Parker from Aurora CO is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Video Journalists in the Making!

My students need green screen and lighting equipment so that they can create attractive and engaging video productions.

  • $278 goal

This project expired on September 22, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited, whereas imagination embraces the entire world, stimulating progress, giving birth to evolution." ~Albert Einstein

My students represent the diversity and imagination that exists across the globe.

If you are looking for a real "melting pot," you need to look no further than my middle school students. They are enthusiastic, passionate, and courageous learners who dream of making a world where they can realize their aspirations and make a difference for their families and even the world.

To achieve their dreams and make valuable contributions to society, my students need an immersion in 21st-century skills - and not just the technical ones but also the "softer" skills of collaboration, creativity, and curiosity. I want my students to become creative life-long learners who are critical thinkers capable of solving complex problems.

Our technology class will include traditional computer science such as coding along with school news video production so that my students will develop skills in collaborating, research, problem-solving, and communicating to a wider audience than just the four walls of our classroom.

My Project

Middle school students are always interested in the world around them. They have a LOT to say! In our technology class, I will ask them to research issues, collaborate with their classmates, write and edit scripts, and produce high-quality school news and features videos. The green screen and lighting kit (along with the iPad stand to securely hold our iPads) will allow students to unleash their imaginations and develop collaborative leadership while creating their video news.

By donating to our project, you will help my students produce visually engaging multi-media news that they will be proud to show to their friends and family, their school, and district.

The products I have selected are the missing piece to creating exciting videos that my students will be proud to show to the world. We have five iPads and the apps we need for production; now we need the higher quality lighting and screen and a way to keep the iPad still while filming!

Ms. Parker
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 270 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LimoStudio 3meter x 2.6meter / 10foot. x 8.5foot. Background Support System, 800W 5500K Umbrella Softbox Lighting Kit for Photo Studio Product, Portfolio and Video Shooting Photography Studio, AGG1388 • Amazon Business $154.99 1 $154.99
Ipad holder - Tablet Stand - Adjustable Tablet Holder for Home or Office - Ipad Stand fits 7-11 inch Samsung iPhone Amazon Kindle iPad Air Mini tablets and phones - with Camera Adapter • Amazon Business $27.00 1 $27.00
Heavy Duty Muslin Clamps 4 1/2 inch 6 Pack • Amazon Business $8.48 1 $8.48

Materials cost

$190.47

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$12.19

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.86

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$235.52

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$41.56

Total project goal

$277.08

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$277.08

3 Donors

-$277.08

Donations toward project cost

-$235.52

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$41.56

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$0.00

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