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Ms. Nelson from Richmond VA is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Classroom Tech to Make Learning Visual

My students need a computer linked to the projector and document camera to make learning come alive.

  • $386 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My classroom has 20 very active children in it. The three words that best describe my students are hopeful, savvy, and extremely resilient.

Our classroom motto is "Get Smart, Be Kind, and Make Good Choices." We spend the day using our brain power for good - by sharing with each other, playing games, working in small groups, building connections in the classroom, making art, and conducting experiments.

I strive to create an environment that is engaging, challenging, nurturing, and relevant to my students' lives. Above all, it needs to be FUN!

My students are from a Title I, urban school with a 98% poverty rate. Almost all of my students live in public housing or are homeless; many of them have experienced trauma in their young lives. Our school works extremely hard to make sure our children's needs are met. We provide every student with a mentor from first to fifth grade, as well as weekend meals, clothes, school supplies, and after school tutoring. I strive to give my student's the best because they aim to give me their very best every day!

My Project

I need a computer and document camera that links to my projector in order to project student work, watch videos, and model concepts. The document camera and computer make learning more visual and easier for all students to see than a whiteboard. We use the projector daily, but I would prefer to have a school laptop rather than bringing my personal laptop to school every day. The document camera is also much loved in my room. Students LOVE when their work gets projected over the screen. Recently, my camera broke and we need a new one. I, also, need a pencil sharpener for our classroom.

Ms. Nelson
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Lenovo IdeaPad Flagship High Performance 11.6 inch HD Laptop PC | Intel Celeron N3350 | 2GB RAM | 32GB | HDMI | USB Type-C | Bluetooth | Office 365 Personal | Windows 10 (Grey/N3350) • Amazon Business $169.62 1 $169.62
Ipevo Ziggi-HD Plus High-Definition USB Document Camera (CDVU-06IP) • Amazon Business $99.00 1 $99.00
X-ACTO ProX Classroom Electric Pencil Sharpener • Amazon Business $24.87 1 $24.87

Materials cost

$293.49

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.40

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$327.89

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$57.86

Total project goal

$385.75

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$385.75

1 Donor

-$192.88

Donations toward project cost

-$163.95

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.93

match offer

-$192.87

Match offer toward project cost

-$163.94

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.93

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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