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Mrs. Ciampaglia from Philadelphia PA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

21st Century Writers

Help me give my students ink for our printer so we can print their writing pieces.

  • $297 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are the best students! They are a wonderful group of second graders with such a thirst for knowledge. They come from a very poverty-stricken area in a city. It's very difficult for my students to keep up with the high demands of school, and they often fall behind throughout their school years. Many of my children are coming into second grade performing below grade level. My goal is to help my students to be prepared so they can be successful learners!

My Project

Writing is one of the most difficult subjects to teach my students because they get very frustrated when they have to edit and revise their writing. They want to write their story and be done with it. It's such a chore to get them excited about making changes to make it their best writing. We now have the opportunity for them to type their writing while in the classroom and my students are very enthusiastic about it.

My second graders have been reinvigorated when it comes to writing because they now have the option to type their good copy and add clip art when they are done.

Writing has become the favorite subject of some of my most reluctant students because they love seeing their writing typed up and printed. We need black ink and color ink so I can continue to print and make copies of their typed good copies. They love being able to bring a copy home to show their families.

Mrs. Ciampaglia
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Brother TN Black Toner Cartridge, High Yield (TN-660) • Quill.com $41.87 4 $167.48
Canon PG 240XL/CL-241XL/GP-502 Combo Black/Color Ink Cartridges, High Yield, 2/Pack (5206B005) • Quill.com $51.02 1 $51.02

Materials cost

$218.50

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.28

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$251.78

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$44.43

Total project goal

$296.21

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$296.21

2 Donors

-$149.00

Donations toward project cost

-$126.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.20

match offer

-$147.04

Match offer toward project cost

-$124.98

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.06

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.18

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$0.00

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