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Mr. "Algebro” MacCarthy from Berkeley CA is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Classroom TV has Officially Died! HELP!

My students need a HDTV with a wall mount for viewing online educational content and movies.

  • $850 goal

This project expired on July 17, 2012.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school has some old equipment that has lasted many years. Unfortunately, when this equipments' repair cost is more than its worth, it's considered "totaled". My old trusty big TV has finally stopped working and we don't have the money to replace it.

My student are hard working scientists and mathematicians.

They are very into visual learning. They work in a technology themed classroom, making songs and videos about their classes' content. They are cooperative learners who know how to have a lot of fun and share their knowledge/understanding.

My Project

We have had the same TV in our room for over 10 years, but it finally stopped turning on. Our school's budget is used for the year on replacing equipment and the set is too old to try and fix. We don't watch TV on this, we watch our own projects, math/science web sites, and other educational videos. It took a lot of fun out my classroom's program when our TV broke. The little amounts of time we do need to see the math or science to better understand it are now gone. Luckily, HD LCD TVs are now affordable.

We hope that you can help us out on this key replacement for our classroom.

It is something that we do need ASAP. You would help strengthen over 100 students math and science understanding for many years to come.

Mr. "Algebro” MacCarthy
Grades 6-8
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 130 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sharp 42" Class / LCD / 1080p / 60Hz / HDTV • Best Buy $499.99 1 $499.99
Sanus Classic Tilting Wall Mount for Most 32' - 63' Flat-Panel TVs - Black • Best Buy $109.99 1 $109.99

Materials cost

$609.98

Vendor shipping charges

$12.00

State sales tax

$55.81

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.15

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$721.94

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$127.40

Total project goal

$849.34

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$849.34

4 Donors

-$337.49

Donations toward project cost

-$286.87

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$50.62

Matching donations from our partners

-$511.85

Match offers toward project cost

-$435.07

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$76.78

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$0.00

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