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Mr. Sartorius from Clinton TN is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Charging Up Their Brain!

Help me give my students a station to charge their phones so they aren't distracted with them during class!

  • $242 goal

This project expired on May 13, 2022.

This project expired on May 13, 2022.

My Students

My students are creative, thoughtful, and full of questions! They absolutely love hands-on, active, engaging projects and challenges that allow them to think outside the box to find solutions! They come to school each day ready to try new things and take brave chances in order to grow both personally and academically. Truly, they are my inspiration!

Most of these students come from low economic households, so these projects are very beneficial to them.

My Project

I am in a constant battle of trying to make students put away their phones. I tried and tried to come up with some kind of incentive so that they wouldn't always be on their phone during class. One day, I went to unplug my iPad from the front of the room and one student (who is usually on their phone) said, "Could you plug my phone up?" BOOM. The idea was born.

With a charging station, students will be rewarded with a fully charged phone at the end of class and I will be rewarded with no one on their phones during class!

It's a win win for everyone. Help me give my students everything they need for a charging station!

Mr. Sartorius
Grades 9-12
Half of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 73 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wireless Charging Pad, JE Qi-Certified Ultra-Slim Triple Wireless Charging Station, Wireless Charging Mat Multiple 3 Devices Compatible with iPhone 12 Pro Max, Galaxy Series, All Qi Enabled Phones • Amazon Business $34.99 2 $69.98
iPhone Charger, TAKAGI Lightning Cable 3PACK 6FT Nylon Braided USB Charging Cable High Speed Data Sync Transfer Cord Compatible with iPhone 13/12/11 Pro Max/XS MAX/XR/XS/X/8/7/Plus/6S/6/SE/5S/iPad • Amazon Business $9.99 5 $49.95
USB Wall Charger, Charger Adapter, AILKIN 2-Pack 2.1Amp Dual Port Quick Charger Plug Cube for iPhone 13 12 11 Pro Max 10 SE X XS XR 8 Plus 7, Samsung Galaxy S21 S20 Power Block Fast Charging Box Brick • Amazon Business $8.99 4 $35.96
Surge Protector Power Strip - 8 Widely Outlets with 4 USB Charging Ports, 3 Side Outlet Extender with 5Ft Braided Extension Cord, Flat Plug, Wall Mount, Desk USB Charging Station for Home Office ETL • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99

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