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Mrs. Cuellar-VanAken from Alvin TX is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Financial Literacy In The 21st Century

My students need two laptops to access online, kid friendly financial literacy activities.

  • $463 goal

This project expired on January 21, 2016.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"The single biggest difference between financial success and financial failure is how well you manage your money. It's simple: to master money, you must manage money." - T. Harv Eker

My students are limited in many resources at home and at school because of the low-economic area they live in.

Some of my students are English Learners and need visual and auditory aids to better learn math concepts. As their teacher and role model, I want to ensure my students are on a path to being successful adults. Many of my students, because of their disadvantaged backgrounds, have little to no opportunities to learn about financial literacy. They spend their allowance or parents' earnings on toys or snacks without thinking about the consequences of how these small expenditures can add up over time.

My Project

My students need two laptops to access online, kid friendly financial literacy activities. It is important to teach students the value of saving money early on, to save for important things in the future such as a college education. The possibilities are endless when my students can use the laptops to access online financial literacy activities. The students will become financially literate as they engage in games and activities that teach them about budgeting, credit/debit, and saving.

I am requesting these laptops to teach financial literacy in a fun 21st century way to my students.

Studies have shown that students who are financially literate become financially responsible young adults regardless of income level.

Mrs. Cuellar-VanAken
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 90 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HP Stream 11.6 Inch Laptop (Intel Celeron, 2 GB, 32 GB SSD, Horizon Blue) Includes Office 365 Personal for One Year- Free Upgrade to Windows 10 • Amazon Business $179.00 2 $358.00

Materials cost

$358.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.37

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$393.37

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$69.42

Total project goal

$462.79

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$462.79

1 Donor

-$231.39

Donations toward project cost

-$196.68

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.71

match offer

-$231.40

Match offer toward project cost

-$196.69

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.71

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$0.00

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