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Mrs. Blust from White City OR is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We Need An Overhead On Steroids!

Our classroom needs a document camera.

  • $381 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

I teach fourth grade at a high poverty level school, with a large population of second language learners. My school does not have money to buy consumables (workbooks) or for copies.

So, how do I teach? I use a poor quality, black and white document camera that my students have to strain to see. This translates into frustration for us all. What is a document camera? A document camera is basically a small camera mounted on a stand which is hooked up to an LCD projector. It functions somewhat like an overhead projector; any object you put beneath a document camera is projected onto a screen, but in color and without any transparencies.

How do we use a document camera? We use the document camera to look at all kinds of things; a page from a book, photographs, 3-D objects, student’s work, the possibilities are endless. With the camera students can share their work, I can demonstrate a concept, science experiments are easier to see and students are engaged in the learning.

Your help in providing a document camera would increase my students' motivation, enhance their learning, lower our daily costs of copies/worksheets, and would be used each day in every subject.

Mrs. Blust
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BUHL VISUAL PRESENTER • Lab Safety Supply, Inc. dba Highsmith Inc $298.32 1 $298.32

Materials cost

$298.32

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.47

Fulfillment labor & materials

$9.00

Total project cost

$311.79

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$68.44

Total project goal

$380.23

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$380.23

1 Donor

-$95.00

Donations toward project cost

-$77.90

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.10

match offer

-$285.23

Match offer toward project cost

-$233.89

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$51.34

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$0.00

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