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Ms. Bernal from Gardena CA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Writing About Our Experiences

Help me give my students binoculars and photo paper to help enhance their writing skills.

  • $200 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach the 3rd grade Special Education Autism Core Program at our school. We are a Title I School, meaning that more than three-quarters of the students in our school come from low‑income households. Besides autism, some of my students also have anxiety, ADHD and specific learning disabilities. However, despite their disabilities, they always come to school with a smile on their face.

My students' smiles bring joy to my life and they make my days more enjoyable.

Despite the many challenges that we face in the classroom, I always work hard to enhance their education to help them be successful in any way possible.

My Project

My students are mostly visual and kinesthetic learners. Having binoculars and photo paper would really help my teaching. It would allow me to reinforce our lessons in a more meaningful way. We have some really fun and educational field trips coming up. I'd like to help my students become better writers by writing about their lived experiences.

The binoculars are amazing because they will help enhance my students' experiences during field trips.

Best of all, these binoculars come with a phone mount. I can attach my phone to them so that we can all experience things together. In the classroom, we will extend our experience by writing about it. The photo paper will allow me to print a photo for each of my students about their experience. They will be able to see the photo to recall details that will help improve their writing. We thank you for your help!

Ms. Bernal
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Gosky 10x42 Roof Prism Binoculars for Adults, HD Professional Binoculars for Bird Watching Travel Stargazing Hunting Concerts Sports-BAK4 Prism FMC Lens-with Phone Mount Strap Carrying Bag • Amazon Business $82.99 1 $82.99
HP Sprocket Photo Paper, exclusively for Sprocket or Sprocket 2-in-1 Printer, (2x3-inch), sticky-backed 100 sheets (1DE40A) • Amazon Business $43.00 1 $43.00

Materials cost

$125.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$11.53

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.89

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$169.41

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$29.90

Total project goal

$199.31

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$199.31

1 Donor

-$56.47

Donations toward project cost

-$56.47

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$132.87

Match offer toward project cost

-$112.94

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.93

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$9.97

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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