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Mrs. Murphy from Boca Raton FL is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Virtual Read Alouds

Help me give my students the necessary tools to assist with virtual learning. The HUE Hd camera, tripod, and book cart will allow read alouds and model assignments.

  • $737 goal

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My Students

My students are bright, ambitious, eager to learn, and are fun to teach. They are hard-working, generous, cooperative and take their education very seriously. But, many are economically disadvantaged and require additional resources in my reading class.

Unfortunately, my students will be unable to engage in a typical classroom environment over the next month or so because of Florida’s shelter in place order.

My tenth-grade students are determined to learn and I am too. My classroom consists of 90% male and 10% females, with low to high educational abilities. High needs, special needs to challenging and talented are all in one classroom. My school strives to reach every student, no matter who they are or where they come from. I want to overcome the hindrances and everyday snags to enhance technology to re-engage my students.

My students love technology and being able to connect with me via video these items will allow various learning styles and information is at our fingertips.

My Project

Using the HUE HD Camera and video tripod will allow all students to follow along with me through modeling. They will then be able to become more independent, by seeing me model their own thinking.

Using the HUE HD camera with the video tripod, I am able to teach, read and instruct virtually in groups because students will have guidance by me modeling 100% with the teacher projecting the assignment during small group time.

Having this device will also open windows of opportunities that were not previously available.

It will certainly make my life easier in the classroom and now teaching virtually.

Also, I will be able to label all my books and organize the many books I have in the classroom by using the cart and Cricut labeler.

Organization is truly the key to my class.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Cricut Joy Starter Bundle with Cricut Joy Machine, Cricut Joy Starter Tool Set, and Cricut Joy Smart Vinyl Sampler • Amazon Business $196.56 1 $196.56
HUE HD Pro USB Document Camera for Windows, macOS and Chrome OS (Blue) • Amazon Business $79.95 1 $79.95
DESIGNA 3-Tier Metal Rolling Utility Cart with Handle & Removable Pegboard, Extra Office Storage Accessories Craft Art Carts, White • Amazon Business $71.99 1 $71.99
LED Desk Lamp with Fast Wireless Charger, WiFi, Desk Light 6 Brightness Levels 3 Lighting Modes Touch Control USB Port Timer Memory Function, Office Table Lamp Works with Alexa Google Home (Silver) • Amazon Business $61.99 1 $61.99
8" Selfie Ring Light with Tripod Stand & Cell Phone Holder for Live Stream/Makeup, UBeesize Mini Led Camera Ringlight for YouTube Video/Photography Compatible with iPhone Xs Max XR Android (Upgraded) • Amazon Business $54.99 1 $54.99
Echo Dot (3rd Gen) with Clock and Amazon Smart Plug - Sandstone • Amazon Business $49.98 1 $49.98
Cricut Joy Smart Vinyl - Permanent - Bulk Roll - 5.5" x 240", Adhesive Decal Sheets - Black • Amazon Business $21.85 1 $21.85
wishacc Large Size bamboo book stand and cookbook holders for reading hands free • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Clear Vinyl Transfer Paper Tape Roll 6" x 50 Feet Clear w/Red Alignment Grid - Application Transfer Tape Perfect for Cricut Cameo Self Adhesive Vinyl for Signs Stickers Decals Walls Doors & Windows • Amazon Business $13.98 1 $13.98
With the Fire on High • Amazon Business $8.22 1 $8.22
Piecing Me Together • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
Cricut Joy Smart Vinyl - Permanent - 5.5" x 48", Adhesive Decal Roll - Mint • Amazon Business $5.09 1 $5.09

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