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Mrs. Vedros from Metairie LA is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Future Lawyers Need Technology

Help me give my students Chromebooks to prepare for the state Mock Trial Competition

  • $581 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach at a magnet school for gifted and high-achieving students. We serve students in grades 6-12 from throughout our district. Students test for admission, and most students are functioning above the 90th percentile. All students are working at least one grade level above their actual age. The students in my school are a true melting pot of nationalities, religions, and economic levels, but the common trait that they have is the love of being challenged and learning new things. My students challenge each other, and me, to learn more and do their very best, both in and out of the classroom!

My Project

I teach an introductory law studies class to students in grades nine through twelve. In this class, my students learn about our court system and the adversarial process involved in court procedures. The class culminates with students competing in a Mock Trial.

Having Chromebooks available to my students will enable them to collaborate with each other as they prepare for the case.

By using Google Classroom, my students can work on documents in class and can continue working on the same documents from home - with several students on different devices working on the same documents. This would provide them with a very efficient way to prepare for their mock trial competition!

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 60 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Samsung Electronics XE500C13 Chromebook 3 2GB RAM 16GB SSD Laptop, 11.6" • Amazon Business $139.99 3 $419.97

Materials cost

$419.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$36.75

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.30

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$493.02

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$87.00

Total project goal

$580.02

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$580.02

1 Donor

-$403.00

Donations toward project cost

-$399.25

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

match offer

-$110.32

Match offer toward project cost

-$93.77

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.55

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$66.71

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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