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Mrs. McCauley from Elkins WV is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Calculating Success in West Virginia

Help me give my students TI-84 Plus CE Graphing Calculators to develop conceptual understanding of advanced mathematical concepts in Pre-Calculus and AP Calculus.

  • $698 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students attend a low SES school in a rural area of West Virginia. A declining and aging population means fewer funds for pubic education.

My students are high achieving 11th and 12th graders studying Pre-Calculus, College Algebra, and AP Calculus.

They are excited about mathematics and science, and they plan to attend college to pursue careers in STEM fields. Having access to the latest technology allows them to compete on a level field with students from more affluent areas.

My Project

I want the West Virginia students in my Pre-Calculus, College Algebra, and AP Calculus classes to have every advantage. I know that for success in STEM fields, they must have a solid conceptual understanding of advanced mathematical concepts and be able to connect mathematical concepts to solve application problems.

Technology is an integral part of the mathematical problem solving process of exploration, solution, and communication.

The TI-84 Plus CE Graphing Calculators will allow my students to use multiple approaches to solve problems and examine functions graphically, numerically, and analytically. My students also demonstrate their understanding by explaining their solution within the given context in writing.

Mrs. McCauley
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 180 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus CE Graphing Calculator, Count on Coral • Staples Advantage $138.65 4 $554.60

Materials cost

$554.60

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.32

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$592.92

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$104.63

Total project goal

$697.55

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$697.55

1 Donor

-$697.55

Donations toward project cost

-$592.92

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$104.63

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$0.00

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