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Ms. Brown from New York NY is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Calling All Gamers! - Part 2

My students need need a gaming laptop to help display their work and final mathematics portfolio project in the best way.

  • $1,417 goal

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My Students

I have a particular group of students that are extremely interested and talented in video gaming. They would like to be able to explore the mathematical ideas behind both creating and playing video games, and submit an original video game, along with a research paper on the relationship between math and video games, as their final math portfolio project towards graduation.

As educators, It is important that we keep students engaged, by creating interesting and relevant curriculum.

As an alternative high school, our students are over aged and under credited, but they are also rededicated, and refocused, and have reinvested in themselves. I would hate for a lack of appropriate materials to be reason why they stop.

Students need to be engaged, and the content, as well as the class materials, need to be relevant, and up to date, or else students will loose interest. This year I am teaching my Math class through the lens of sports and games. The class ends with a final project that relates the mathematical concepts learned in class, to a sport or game.

My Project

Having a gaming laptop such as the Asus Rog Strix, would be used to enhance the video game experience for my students. This can only benefit these students, who are eager and ready to explore, learn, and apply the mathematics behind video game creation. Their final project, an original video game, can be best created, displayed, and played on a gaming laptop. In total , I would like to be able to have 2 gaming laptops so that the group of students can work in teams.

It is important that students have the correct and best tools to do their work most effectively.

I want to be able to provide my students with those very tools.

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

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ASUS ROG STRIX Gaming Laptop, GTX 1050 4GB, Intel Core i7-7700HQ, 15.6” IPS-Type FHD Display, 16GB DDR4, 128GB SSD + 1TB FireCuda SSHD, RGB Keyboard, GL503VD • Amazon Business $1,157.00 1 $1,157.00

Materials cost

$1,157.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$17.36

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,204.36

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$212.53

Total project goal

$1,416.89

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,416.89

6 Donors

-$1,060.72

Donations toward project cost

-$940.01

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$120.71

match offer

-$311.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$264.35

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$46.65

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$45.17

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$0.00

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