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Mr. Paleka from Kapaa HI is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Google Chromebooks for 21st Century Learning

My students need 1 Chromebook to access online projects and research as well as utilize Google Drive so students can store, create, and collaborate on documents.

  • $347 goal

This project expired on August 6, 2014.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are living in a digital world without equitable access to advanced technological tools such as Chromebooks. My students have traditionally been disenfranchised due to the remote location of our school.

Our high school has approximately 1000 students.

Most of our students live at or below the poverty line. Most of our students have the opportunity to be the first in their family to attend college. Because our school is so remote (Kauai, Hawaii), students have limited resources available to explore the world.

My Project

Chromebooks are needed to provide students access to online projects and research. We intend to utilize Google Drive so students can store, create, and collaborate on documents, presentations, spreadsheets. We intend to use applications within Google Drive to address individual student needs in all core subjects aligned to the Common Core Standards. The initiative will also include resources dedicated towards ongoing professional development in using Chromebooks in the classroom. Our school poised well for this initiative.

As our school embarks on an initiative to give all of our students’ one-to-one access to technology, we recognize that our students are more engaged in their learning with technology tools.

Technstudentsology tools offer students relevant and rigorous lessons through applications and software, as well a s providing students with tools and skills to prepare them for college and career.

Mr. Paleka
Grades 9-12
Half of students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 150 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Samsung Chromebook XE303C12 11 6 Exynos 5 Chrome OS 16GB Flash • CDW-G $249.99 1 $249.99

Materials cost

$249.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$11.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.75

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$294.74

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$52.01

Total project goal

$346.75

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$346.75

2 Donors

-$246.75

Donations toward project cost

-$209.74

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.01

match offer

-$100.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$85.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.00

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$0.00

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