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Ms. MacDonald from San Jose CA is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Education One Chromebook at a Time

My students need a chromebook to be successful in today's educational system.

  • $241 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are so excited to use computers in our classroom. When they see computers, their eyes light up, they are engaged, and they think they can do it.

My students are the most curious, intrigued, entry level programmer type students that you will ever meet.

They come to school smiling, ready to take on the challenges of the day. They have to work hard. Many of them are Second Language Learners. All of my students qualify for free breakfast and lunch, and once a month, Second Harvest brings my children nourishing fruits and vegetables. Life is not easy for them, but nothing is going to stop them from learning and being the best they can be.

My Project

With a Chromebook, my students will use our district's I-Ready program to practice reading, math and programming during workshop time. This is a time during the day when I can work with students on their specific needs or gaps in their education. My students are at many different levels. Some of them are working on reading comprehension while others are working on Math skills. The students who have worked hard get rewarded the last part of the time by getting to program using the Code website, and Lego etc. It is a very difficult task to address the specific needs of each child but with a Chromebook it is a very possible one. In addition, with the Chromebook, my students will be able to research various topics of interest. They will be able to take virtual field trips, and learn to their heart's content.

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Ms. MacDonald
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 33 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HP Chromebook 11 G4 11.6 Inch Laptop (Intel N2840 Dual-Core, 2GB RAM, 16GB Flash SSD, Chrome OS), Black • Amazon Business $158.00 1 $158.00

Materials cost

$158.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$14.46

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.37

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$204.83

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$36.15

Total project goal

$240.98

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$240.98

1 Donor

-$240.98

Donations toward project cost

-$204.83

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.15

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$0.00

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