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

Capturing Students With Chromebooks!

Help me give my students resources that allow them to read multiple texts on a digital device. These Chromebook devices enable the students to connect to our web-based programs that have different genres of literature.

  • $2,096 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

How would you reach students who need to develop positive reading attitudes when you don't have resources? My wonderful students are vivacious, young readers who are curious about the world around them but don't have multiple resources to use for reading in order to create a reading attitude that will carry them into the future.

Our students were recently affected by Hurricane Harvey and lost most of their prize book possessions.

Our school is a Title 1 school with the majority of our students receiving reduced or free breakfast and lunch. The lack of life experiences for most of our students can be made up in the pages of a book. Right now, our students are at the age where a positive reading attitude will take them to the next level!

My Project

For our intermediate students, the ability to use a digital device such as a Chromebook opens up a world of reading to even the most unmotivated reader. Most of our students lost their personal books in the hurricane so they can't bring books from home to school to read. The Chromebooks allow our students the capability to read books while their teachers conduct work stations and small group reading.

The most unmotivated reader becomes motivated when they know a digital device can be used to read a text.

During our free time to read, we can use the Chromebooks to partner read a text with headphones connected to the device. Many of our lower leveled readers enjoy sitting with a partner and reading together or listening to the book read by a great reader.

Mrs. Wade Gant
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dell Chromebook 11 3180 11 6 Celeron N3060 4 GB RAM 16 GB SSD • CDW-G $228.67 6 $1,372.02
TECH TUB PREMIUM - 6 TABLET CAPACITY • School Specialty $178.47 1 $178.47
Google Chrome OS Management Console License Education • Quill.com $26.26 6 $157.56

Materials cost

$1,708.05

Vendor shipping charges

$17.85

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$25.62

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,781.52

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$314.39

Total project goal

$2,095.91

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$2,095.91

1 Donor

-$419.18

Donations toward project cost

-$356.30

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$62.88

match offer

-$1,676.73

Match offer toward project cost

-$1,425.22

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$251.51

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$0.00

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