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Ms. Rodriguez from Houston TX is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We Want To See The Stars!

The cost of the Sony Deluxe Soft Carrying Case, Sony Handycam DCR DVD505 - camcorder and Sony(R) VAIO(R) VGN-FS840/W 154quot Widescreen Notebook Computer is $3344, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $3,392 goal

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I am a bilingual second grade teacher in the Houston Independent School District. My class has 22 amazing students. Unfortunately, all of them are from lower income minority families, including Katrina evacuee students. I would like to motivate them by using technology! Being that my students are from lower income families, their self esteem and communication skills are very limited. Improving their communication and self esteem is top priority! I want each and every student to have success using both languages. We use cassettes(old school and boring) to help with our fluency. I would like to take this to a different level by motivating them using whole language acquisition. I would like to video tape their progress throughout the year...starting with day one! Therefore, to document and collect data as to the success of our project, I'm requesting a laptop, camcorder, and accessories. Thanking you in advance.

Ms. Rodriguez
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 22 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sony(R) VAIO(R) VGN-FS840/W 154quot Widescreen Notebook Computer With Intel(R) Centrino(R) Mobile Technology And Intel(R) Pentium(R) M Processor 740 Operating At 173GHz • Office Depot Inc. $1,299.99 1 $1,299.99
Sony Handycam DCR DVD505 - camcorder - 3" DVD-R, 3" DVD-RW, 3" DVD+RW • CDW Inc. $1,097.24 1 $1,097.24
Sony Deluxe Soft Carrying Case • CDW Inc. $53.86 1 $53.86

Materials cost

$2,451.09

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$2,780.83

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$610.43

Total project goal

$3,391.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$3,391.26

1 Donor

-$3,197.95

Donations toward project cost

-$2,781.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$416.95

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$193.51

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$0.00

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