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Mrs. Seshan from Danbury CT is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Expand our Cranium with Chromebooks!

My students need 5 Chromebooks with management console licenses to get them excited about and engaged their Math learning.

  • $1,505 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

As a teacher in an 'at-risk school', my students are faced with challenges that no 8th grader should ever have to experience. I teach at a Title I middle school which is part of the District Reference Group H, the second lowest socioeconomic level a school can be placed in. 70% of our students receive, free or reduced lunch and many come from difficult home situations (broken homes, homeless, parent/s in jail, drug abuse etc.). Due to the challenges they deal with everyday, many of my students often lack the motivation to attend or participate in class.

My goal in the classroom is to make sure they having so much fun that they don't realize they are learning.

That's what Rick Riordan said and I've been striving to live by that motto! Despite having many disadvantages outside of the classroom, I find that my students are bright and capable and can achieve so much more if given the opportunity to learn in differing ways. I believe that one of the easiest ways to engage students is through the use of technology!

My Project

Our school lacks the availability of technology. Laptops are shared among teachers, and get quickly damaged since they are constantly moving throughout the school. Building up a class set of Chromebooks will alleviate the shortage of technology in a big way as my students will have access to the Google suite of programs. This will play a crucial role in increasing the achievement of my students.

"If learning is an act of exploration, then technology equips the explorer for the journey of a lifetime." Anonymous

Attendance and discipline are big issues in our district, and I know that the Chromebooks will help keep our students attentive and interested in their learning encouraging stronger attendance and better discipline.

Mrs. Seshan
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 100 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Newest HP Chromebook 11 G5 11.6 inch HD Laptop PC, Intel Celeron N3060 Dual-Core, 4GB RAM, 16GB eMMC, WIFI, Bluetooth 4.2, Chrome OS (non-touch) • Amazon Business $194.00 5 $970.00
Google Chrome Management Console License • CDW-G $26.00 10 $260.00

Materials cost

$1,230.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$18.45

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,278.45

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$225.61

Total project goal

$1,504.06

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,504.06

1 Donor

-$1,278.45

Donations toward project cost

-$1,278.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$225.61

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$0.00

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