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Mrs. Mendoza- Gruber from Arleta CA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Color, Color, and Color, Oh My!

Help me give my students access to a color printer will open up a whole new world for them creatively. My students are producing wonderful digital presentations, documents, and graphs. This opportunity would enrich their lives with color.

  • $445 goal

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My Students

I have taught in Arleta, CA for eighteen years. Our school is a Title I school composed of the highly economically disadvantaged student population. Despite various hardships, my students are still eager to learn and try their best.

I have a lively group of students with an eagerness to learn.

They are very creative, smart, and insightful. I have been successful in engaging my learners through games, projects, engaging reads, and an enthusiasm for teaching and learning. My students are excited to learn new ideas. They love to challenge themselves and ask questions. "Longing to learn independently" is a phrase I would use to describe my fifth-grade students.

My Project

Do you remember the excitement when you were in fifth grade, and your teacher printed out your writing in black and white and a picture to go along with it? Well, it was a big deal then, however, times have changed. Now the only way to get that wow factor would be if I could print my students work in color. My students need more opportunities to experience their work in color. Providing my students access to a color printer will open up a whole new world for them creatively. They are producing wonderful digital presentations, creating research reports, documents, science papers, charts, and graphs. Their animation on the computer would typically print in black and white. Then they would have to color them in. It would be spectacular for them to be able to publish their projects in color.

Mrs. Mendoza- Gruber
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
HP Color LaserJet Pro M254dw - printer - color - laser • Best Buy Education $314.29 1 $314.29

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