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

Bringing Literature to Life

My students need three Chromebooks.

  • $743 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Third graders are at a crucial age of expanding their thoughts and views of the world around them, but when the majority come to our school from economic situations which remove modern advantages from them, it can become difficult to help them meet expectations in learning.

We are a Title I school in Texas and this means that the majority of our students fall at or below the poverty line.

Many students in our school fall under an umbrella which flags them as being at-risk. This is at-risk for drop out, at-risk for behavior problems, at-risk for failure. But when you look at these kids, the only at-risk you see is the at-risk of society failing them. That is why I am seeking assistance in granting technology assistance to them at a young age.

My Project

My students will be able to access online tools to help showcase their learning and create their own new stories, too. I believe this will help them thrive as readers and foster a love for learning.

These three requested Chromebooks will allow students access to online resources, such as Google Lit Trips, which bring stories to life with informational videos, maps, and facts about people, places and things discussed in their books.

With Storybird and ThingLink students will be able to create and submit engaging lessons. They can take what they've learned and apply their understanding of literary composition to their writing.

Mrs. Zalka
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HP Chromebook 11 G5 - Education Edition - 11.6' - Celeron N3060 - 2 GB RAM - 16 GB SSD - US • Best Buy Education $197.54 3 $592.62

Materials cost

$592.62

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.89

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$631.51

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$111.44

Total project goal

$742.95

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$742.95

1 Donor

-$742.95

Donations toward project cost

-$631.51

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$111.44

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$0.00

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