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Mrs. Morataya-DeVant from South Gate CA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Visual Learners

My students need a document camera so they can have 21st-century technology embedded into their daily lessons.

  • $808 goal

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My Students

I currently teach students who have autism. The school I teach at is in a low-income community. Given the fact that my students have a moderate to severe disability they do require sensory materials to meet their needs while at school. My students are in a self-contained class for all of their academic subjects because not only do they have autism but they also have a moderate learning disability which requires me to individualize student instruction to meet their learning needs. The students in my classroom not only have to overcome their learning deficits but also have to work around their orthopedic needs. Unfortunately, my class does not receive sufficient amount of funds to cover academics and orthopedic needs for all of my students.

My Project

My students need 21st-century technology to help them learn in our technology-based environment. The students in my class are visual learners and require lots of visuals for them to retain information for extended periods of time. Therefore, I am asking for a document camera so my students can be fully engaged in the lessons that I present to them. I know that with a document camera I will be able to display worksheets on the board for all of my students to see from their desk. A document camera will also give me the ability freeze a document and display in on the board, so my students can interactively work together on the same paper.

Mrs. Morataya-DeVant
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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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 10 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Epson DC-21 Document Camera - document camera - with 2 years Epson Road Service program • Best Buy Education $592.99 1 $592.99

Materials cost

$592.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$54.26

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.89

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$686.14

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$121.08

Total project goal

$807.22

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$807.22

1 Donor

-$807.22

Donations toward project cost

-$686.14

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$121.08

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$0.00

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