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Ms. Llamas from Stamford CT is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

We Have a Mic, All We Need Is a Stand!

Help me give my students mobile phone stands to complete their audio video set-up.

  • $254 goal

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My Students

"The dream is free, but the hustle is sold separately" -unknown

This motivational quote has become part of my teaching philosophy.

I teach five sections of English courses. My students come from diverse social, economic and cultural backgrounds. Some of them are first generation citizens, while others have recently left their home countries and moved to the United States. They love creative projects that utilize technology and that are student driven. For this reason I create inquiry-based units to motivate them to explore complex issues that are relevant to their lives.

My Project

Building Student engagement is my priority. In my experience students are motivated when they are given opportunities that enhance their learning such as video production and podcasting. Thanks to your generous donations we received our RODE microphones last week. The only iteam we need to complete the video set-up are phone stands.

The phone stands will help students hold their phones while they record their videos.

I have also ordered one more microphone that will connect to any android phone.

My students are excited to start using the new audio equipment. Their first assignment will be to create a movie trailer based on the short story they chose to read for their independent reading project. Your donation will make a difference in our classroom. Thank you for supporting my students.

Ms. Llamas
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
JOBY - HandyPod Mobile Lock for Mobile Phones - Black/Charcoal • Best Buy Education $30.79 4 $123.16
RODE - VideoMicro On-Camera Cardioid Condenser Microphone • Best Buy Education $59.99 1 $59.99

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