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Mr. Hayward from Naperville IL is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Virtual Field Trips! Experience the World from Your Classroom.

My students need Merge cubes and VR goggles for an opportunity to experience vivid and interactive virtual field trips.

  • $480 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students include whoever comes into our library or the ones I visit in the classroom. As a school library media and research specialist, I deliver engaging content to students and connect them to physical or digital resources. We move from consumers to producers so today's students become their generations future innovators. I also reach teachers!

Our library philosophy is, "This is everyone's space." When you donate to my projects, you serve the needs of our whole learning community.

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My Project

Merge Virtual Reality viewers are durable and high-quality portals to global locations and other worlds. Students will travel to historically relevant sites, view cultural artifacts and museum art, explore the seas and the skies, and create their own interactive worlds without leaving the classroom.

Today's students are learning how to be virtual reality consumers and producers.

Virtual field trips engage students in their wider world and prepare them to interact with their past, the people of the present and the dreams of the future. Experiences like these, with tools like the Merge devices, create memorable and equitable learning for all.

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This project will reach 800 students.

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MERGE VR/AR Goggles - Virtual and Augmented Reality Headset for iPhone and Android - Adjustable Lenses, Dual Input Buttons, Soft and Comfortable, Easy to Clean and Share, For Kids 10+ (Pulsar Purple) • Amazon Business $29.99 10 $299.90
MERGE Cube - Hold a Hologram with Award Winning AR Toy for Kids - iOS or Android Phone or Tablet Brings the Cube to Life, Free Games With Every Purchase, Works with VR/AR Goggles • Amazon Business $7.18 10 $71.80

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