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

A Different Road to Reading

The cost of this Acer desktop computer is $608, 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>.

  • $625 goal

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I am a special educator in dire need of technology for my classroom. I teach students with several disabilities, and since my school mainly serves students in the categories of at-risk, low income, ESL, and Title 1, our budget is tight. In the last few months, our budget has gotten tighter with the influx of students from New Orleans. My concern is that for the last 2 1/2 years I have had autistic students and also some students that exhibited dyslexia. These two disabilities don't fit into the same mold of current reading strategies. To compensate, I have taken numerous professional development training courses in order to help these students. Right now my classroom only has one working computer, and unfortunately I have no technology suitable for students with autism. Autism is a disability that interferes with social and academic learning. Specialized software is needed in order to increase verbal and social skills. The two students I currently have have made lots of progress, but I am sure that with the computer technology I am requesting they would be able to form sentences, write paragraphs, and communicate much better. I am in need of a PC and some technology from Laureate learning systems-The Sentence Master level 1-2. Talking Nouns 2 and Talking verbs.

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

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This project will reach 3 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Acer AcerPower S280 • CDW Inc. $438.89 1 $438.89

Materials cost

$438.89

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$512.50

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$112.50

Total project goal

$625.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$625.00

2 Donors

-$592.19

Donations toward project cost

-$513.25

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$78.94

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$33.72

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$0.00

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