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Mrs. Dearing from Bay City TX is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Access To Knowledge Is Power!

My students need Chromebooks for research, projects and daily classwork assignments.

  • $1,381 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach at a Title I school in rural Texas. I will be teaching Texas history to about 125 students which include ELL students. Our demographics have shifted dramatically over the last 5 years. We are now predominantly Hispanic. We lack technology in our classrooms and over 800 students have to share 4 labs on our campus. Poverty is a huge issue in our community, as well. Our students lack basic technological equipment and internet services at home and within our community.

Our community was greatly affected by Hurricane Harvey due to having to evacuate entire families/pets and having to close businesses for over a week.

Many families lost their income and some permanently lost their jobs due to the storm. Many homes flooded and people lost almost everything. I have students who are still trying to get some normalcy back into their lives.

My Project

I have 125 students. We share 5 Chromebooks. We need more access to information for research, projects and daily classroom assignments. Much of their work is done collaboratively because we don't have access to technology. I value collaborative work, but sometimes I need to see what they can do independently. That is where the additional Chromebooks will come into play. I'd also love for them to be able to submit assigned work to me or create videos, learn coding, etc. We are crippled with such limited access to technology. 5 more Chromebooks will give ACCESS to more

KNOWLEDGE which turns into POWER for my students!

Mrs. Dearing
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Samsung Chromebook 3 XE500C13-K04US 11.6" LCD Chromebook, Intel Celeron N3060 Dual-core (2 Core) 1.60 GHz • Staples Advantage $225.39 5 $1,126.95

Materials cost

$1,126.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$16.90

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,173.85

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$207.15

Total project goal

$1,381.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,381.00

2 Donors

-$688.30

Donations toward project cost

-$588.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$99.50

match offer

-$688.29

Match offer toward project cost

-$585.05

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$103.24

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

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$0.00

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