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Ms. Avol from Hermosa Beach CA is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Eighth Grade Algebra

My students need a laptop computer.

  • $701 goal

This project expired on March 7, 2013.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Working with radicals is super totally rad. That's what they all say after finishing my class!

I teach eighth grade Pre-Algebra and Algebra to over 150 students.

By the end of the year, they will be entering high school and it is my responsibility to get them prepared for a future in math. By providing them with the benefits of technology, they not only integrate math with technology, but also appreciate the potential that technology has to enhance their learning.

My Project

This year I will be implementing the Common Core Standards to teach algebra in my classroom. These new standards require all students to solve linear equations using one variable. Using the requested laptop computer, groups will investigate to find out if there is one solution, many solutions or infinite solutions. They will then begin to search for real examples of these equations in different continents around the world. Each group will present their project to the class and create a list of resources and websites where they were able to gather their information. This will enable the other groups to verify their findings.

Technology and math are both valuable resources.

Help my students get the benefit of both during our new school year. Thank you for your support of all of our needs as we begin our year.

Ms. Avol
Grades 6-8

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9 donors9 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 130 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HP ProBook 4530s - 15.6' - Core i3 2330M - Windows 7 Professional 64-bit - 4 GB RAM - 500 GB HDD • Best Buy $499.99 1 $499.99

Materials cost

$499.99

Vendor shipping charges

$12.00

State sales tax

$45.75

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$595.24

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$105.04

Total project goal

$700.28

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$700.28

7 Donors

-$286.91

Donations toward project cost

-$255.12

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.79

Matching donations from our partners

-$400.14

Match offers toward project cost

-$340.12

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$60.02

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$13.23

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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