Building powerful communicators

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  • My Class Needs a Smart TV to share presentations wirelessly

    Launched October 17th, 2017 Project Deadline January 30th, 2018
    Classroom Size 1900 Students School Size 2034 Students

    My Students

    NWSS is the only high school in New Westminster. Being the only high school in the city, we offer many different types of programs for students including IB, Apprenticeships, French Immersion, and an alternate school. Our library is a flexible learning environment that encourages creative approaches to teaching and learning. The library seeks to offer the resources and tools needed to develop critical thinkers and powerful communicators.

    How will this project impact them?

    In a world of growing technologies, the library seeks to provide students with the tools that will help them master the skills needed to achieve their goals beyond school. Teachers would be able to reserve space in the library to access the smartTV that allows students and teachers to wirelessly project from their smartphones to the front of the classroom. Using their phones, students can share their screens and present their projects in visual and spoken form to the class. This wireless projecting would allow students to move around the room and focus more on the visuals and the effectiveness of the message instead of standing immobile in front of the room advancing Powerpoint slides. With everyone sharing screens, everyone, including the teacher can share an idea, example, or insight.

  • Where the $1120.99 goes

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    VIZIO D55-E0 55" 4K Ultra HD Smart Led Television (2017)

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    Shipping & Handling $0.00
    Provincial and Federal Taxes $95.76
    Fulfillment Materials * $45.00
    3rd Party Payment Processing Fee ** $14.08
    Project cost excluding donation to support myclassneeds.ca $952.84
    Optional donation to support myclassneeds.ca *** $168.15
    Project cost including donation to support myclassneeds.ca $1,120.99
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    * Fulfillment Materials: This covers the physical costs of processing teacher and student thank-you letters and pictures, including printing, postage, labels, envelopes, cover sheets, etc.

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    *** Optional Donation: An optional donation to support MyClassNeeds which is calculated at 15% of the project’s price tag. The optional contribution supports the work we do to engage teachers, build awareness, and to generally run MyClassNeeds. To do that we need a world- class website supported by strong business systems and processes that improve over time.


    Disclaimer: MyClassNeeds (MCN ) is the charitable affiliate of Curriculum Services Canada (CSC). MCN and CSC do not endorse or promote any particular supplier, product, or service requested by the teachers through our online crowdfunding platform. MCN assesses every project to ensure that the requested resources represent the most economical and impactful approach to enriching students’ learning experience.

    MCN will contact the school administrator associated with the specific project and ensure that the administrator has given approval to the project to go ahead and that the resources requested meet the fundraising guidelines within their province, board or district and school.

    MCN will seek competitive prices from various suppliers to ensure the best possible price for the materials and services. Where available, MCN may (at our discretion) suggest lower-cost alternatives that may accomplish the same project goals. Our suggestion of an alternate option is not an endorsement by either MCN or CSC of the supplier, product or service and the final decision on the choice of resource is made by the teacher(s) themselves.

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by Ms. Jones

I am a teacher-librarian at NWSS. My job is to work collaboratively with teachers in order to improve student literacy in all its dimensions. Currently, one area of need is for students to express their learning in a collaborative environment. They are developing thier competencies in ...

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