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Mrs. Steelman from Camden AR is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

View It to Read It!

Help me give my students a projector to read documents from the source as they are read aloud. Reading is critical for advancement!

  • $469 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I serve a Title I District of students trying to break the chain of poverty. They are intelligent, driven, and in desperate need of support and direction. My students' reading skills are terribly deficient. Exposing them to a variety of texts gives them the upper hand on reading and processing information.They need help filling out college applications and job applications. This would allow me to help. Displaying geographical statistics encourages their success for whatever their chosen field of employment. Please, help me help them!

My Project

In the process of helping students read, they need to actually see the text. Having a document camera allows me the opportunity to help them with filling out job applications, demonstrating visuals and technical instructions for jobs like welding and displaying graphs and structures for engineering. This will enable students to read documents as the documents are read aloud. Research has shown seeing documents that are read to individuals allows those individuals to mimic inflections, tones, and exposes them to words they may otherwise not see. This process has proven to increase reading skills and overall comprehension during their own reading.

Mrs. Steelman
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 130 students.

3 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
AVerVision U50 USB Flexarm Document camera • CDW-G $167.87 2 $335.74

Materials cost

$335.74

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$27.70

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.04

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$398.48

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$70.32

Total project goal

$468.80

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$468.80

2 Donors

-$317.23

Donations toward project cost

-$313.48

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

match offer

-$100.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$85.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$51.57

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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