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Ms. Alvarez from Odessa TX is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Chess for Champions!

Help me give my students an iPad bundle and a Square Off Chess set to practice their chess skills.

  • $1,050 goal

This project expired on February 21, 2020.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My morning begins by intellectually challenging my students with the quote of day. Then we move to chess where they practice their chess strategies. They strive to express their creativity through art and technology while integrating math and science.

My students are gifted and talented students who are striving to become world class scholars.

We are a Title I school. These students are limited in resources. I serve four different campuses. All of my students are divergent thinkers and like to be challenged in the classroom. I serve 90 students from third through fifth grade.

My Project

The materials that I am requesting will help my scholars improve their chess skills. Sometimes in our classes we have an odd number of students, so one student doesn't get the opportunity to play chess. With the Square Off chess set that "odd" student will have the opportunity to practice because they will have an opponent. The Square Off board using an iPad moves an opponent's piece on its own.

The Square Off board will be a wonderful addition to our classroom to help improve our chess game.

Playing chess helps my students become problem solvers. Also in our district we hold a district-wide chess tournament. The Chess Set will give them the ability to be a step ahead of everyone else. Thank you in advance for your support!

Ms. Alvarez
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 87 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
iPad Bundle: 10.2' iPad - 7th Gen - 32 GB - Wi-Fi - Silver with Defender Case & AppleCare • Best Buy Education $460.00 1 $460.00
Square Off Chess Set - an Electronic Chessboard, which Moves The Opponent's Wooden Chess Pieces on its Own. Kids or Adults can Play Against The AI or Any Online Chess Player Across The Globe. • Amazon Business $389.00 1 $389.00

Materials cost

$849.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$12.74

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$891.74

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$157.37

Total project goal

$1,049.11

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,049.11

1 Donor

-$1,049.11

Donations toward project cost

-$891.74

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$157.37

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$0.00

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