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Mrs. French from Los Angeles CA is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Diversity of Life in the 21st Century

My students need a Lenovo laptop and sleeve as we research about the diversity of life in different habitats.

  • $1,906 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have an amazing group of second grade students! My students are part of a Dual Language Immersion (DLI) program which allows English learners and English proficient students to receive instruction in English and in Mandarin to develop academic proficiency. Like most classrooms, I have a very diverse group of students. Both English learners and English proficient students are mixed in the same classroom to promote bilingualism, biliteracy, and multiculturalism. It challenges my students to become fluent in two languages while being held to the same high academic standards.

My Project

Kids are natural scientists. They're curious, and they like to learn new skills. They're also open to exploring the natural world. That is why learning about the diversity of life in different habitats so important. My students need a well build laptop, such as the Lenovo Yoga, to help them investigate and explore plants and animals and understand how many types of living things live in a place. Most of my students are English Language Learners that come from low income homes and their only access to a computer is at the local library. The Lenovo Yoga will be used to do research, access online resources, stream short videos, and create class presentations. Through your donations, I will be able to provide my students an opportunity to develop a level of technological understanding as they learn about the world around them.

It will enable them to be successful in an ever-changing society that includes 21st century skills like teamwork, collaboration, while developing patience and perseverance through science education.

Your support will help increase my students' technology skills while enriching their studies about the diversity of life in different habitats.

Mrs. French
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Lenovo Yoga 720-15IKB - 15.6' - Core i7 7700HQ - 16 GB RAM - 512 GB SSD • Best Buy Education $1,428.60 1 $1,428.60
Insignia? - Laptop Sleeve - Black • Best Buy Education $8.45 1 $8.45

Materials cost

$1,437.05

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$131.49

3rd party payment processing fee

$21.56

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,620.10

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$285.90

Total project goal

$1,906.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,906.00

1 Donor

-$1,906.00

Donations toward project cost

-$1,620.10

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$285.90

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$0.00

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