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Ms. Binford from Sandy UT is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Chromebooks Conquer Unequal Access to Achievement

Help me give my students 2 Chromebooks to use after school and during Advisory Intervention.

  • $802 goal

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My Students

My students are bright, spunky, and ready to learn! They have a thirst to understand Psychology and other social sciences, and great senses of humor. They ask awesome questions that show critical thinking skills. Students, in this day and age, rely heavily on technology and I'd love to provide more of it in the classroom setting. Despite serving mostly a middle-class demographic, many of my students don't have access to computers at home and/or need more focused time at school to complete work on Canvas; however, our library closes early at 3:00PM. I'd like to provide a few Chromebooks for students to use during Advisory intervention time and after-school as needed.

My Project

We use Canvas every day to help give students access to the notes, learning activities, videos, assignments, etc., especially when students are absent. We also use Chromebooks for learning activities such as reviewing ethical case studies in Psychology or observing how plate tectonics works in Geography. Students also need to type writing assignments on occasion, like for our Personality Mask project that is always a creative, fun way to get to know each other!

We also encourage students to show responsibility by checking their grades on Skyward regularly.

Students frequently do their math homework on Canvas or other computer software programs. It is frustrating to students to to have an intervention/study hall period during the week and not have enough computers to accomplish the assignments that they need to. Our school does not have enough Chromebook carts to go around, so I'd like to at least have 2 Chromebooks in my room consistently for student-use.

Ms. Binford
Grades 9-12
More than a third of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 200 students.

21 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HP Chromebook 11A G6 - Education Edition - 11.6' & Google Chrome Education License • Best Buy Education $231.00 2 $462.00
Geek Squad Commercial Protection - 3YR W/ADH 200-299.99 MOBL COMP EDU • Best Buy Education $89.99 2 $179.98

Materials cost

$641.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.63

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$681.61

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$120.28

Total project goal

$801.89

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$801.89

18 Donors

-$729.36

Donations toward project cost

-$673.11

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$56.25

match offer

-$10.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$8.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$62.53

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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