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Ms. B. from N Hollywood CA is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Critically Ill Students Study Math & Science

My students need a computer to help them study math and science.

  • $722 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are my heroes. My students are battling life threatening illnesses. One has end stage renal failure. All of my students are from low income households. My students are the most inspiring people I've ever met. My students are brave. I work with students in grades K-12 who have serious medical issues such as cancer. All of my students come to school ready to learn. It is a joy and a privilege to work with these students. Each day, they try their best in school while battling cancer or waiting for an organ transplant.

I work with students in grades K-12 who have serious and life-threatening medical conditions.

Some students have life-threatening conditions such as cancer. Other students are on the transplant list waiting for an organ transplant. A few students have been hit by a car or were in a car accident. Most of the students experience pain on a daily basis.

All of my students are very brave and a pleasure to work with. Each day, they try their best in school while battling cancer or waiting for an organ transplant. In addition to their serious medical problems, all of my students reside in high poverty .

My Project

My students need a laptop to help them participate in student centered learning. Because they are seriously ill and often stay inside their home and in the hospital, a laptop can help them access the outside world and current events. With the laptop, the students will be able to use hands-on learning in their science and math lessons. Students can study and read the daily science related news online. Students will be able to use online tools to graph math equations and use online manipulatives to better understand math.

Students will be able to create student centered technology-based projects, publish, and print them.

Even when they are ill and receiving medical treatment, the students still attend school. Using technology brings excitement to learning. Since my students are under a great deal of stress and most of the students have chronic pain due to a serious medical condition, integrating technology into our academic lessons is necessary. Technology helps students create reality-based math and science projects. They help to brighten a sick child's day! The families love to see the language arts, math, and science projects that we create in our class. They cherish the precious memories.

With a laptop, students can access online educational tools that they need to help them access student centered learning. We create research presentations on multiple topics. This helps to develop students' critical thinking and analysis skills. We study math, technology and science concepts. Students will create sophisticated writing and research projects that we print out, publish and share with others.

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

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This project will reach 50 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dell - Inspiron 17.3'Laptop - AMD A9-Series - 8GB Memory - 1TB Hard Drive - Gray • Best Buy Education $526.88 1 $526.88

Materials cost

$526.88

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$48.21

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.90

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$612.99

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$108.17

Total project goal

$721.16

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$721.16

1 Donor

-$721.16

Donations toward project cost

-$612.99

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$108.17

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$0.00

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