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Ms. McElderry from Dixon MT is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Get the Balls Moving!

My students need a set of Chromebooks so that we can use our sphero edu SPRK+ balls throughout the school day. Current access to necessary tools is limited as we must check out shared devices.

  • $1,457 goal

This project expired on July 15, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students come from a variety of backgrounds. Most of our population is one of poverty. All of our students receive free lunches. The students try their best every day but have a lot of obstacles facing them, and for some just getting to school is a huge problem.

Our students live on the Flathead Indian Reservation, and with that comes a diverse group with unique challenges all their own.

I have never seen a group of students who try so hard and face the world and it's challenges head-on the way that my students do.

My Project

These iPads and Chromebooks will make a difference by letting the students program the sphero balls anytime we need to in class, without having to make a reservation for the devices that we all share with the entire school. There are many ways to integrate this project across the curriculum and we would love the flexibility provided by having tools located in our classroom space.

Having these devices specifically for my students will give us an opportunity to do more with technology in the classroom.

We will be able to use the mobile lab in all our areas of study and through multi-age class projects. We can use them for Language Arts, Arts and project-based learning. The students want to get into using technology more in the classroom as they make powerpoints, presentations and photo art to creatively demonstrate their learning.

Ms. McElderry
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 15 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
iPad package: 32GB iPad+Case • Best Buy Education $381.23 2 $762.46
HP Chromebook 11 G5 Education Edition 11 6 Celeron N3060 4 GB RAM • CDW-G $213.83 2 $427.66

Materials cost

$1,190.12

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$17.85

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,237.97

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$218.47

Total project goal

$1,456.44

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,456.44

1 Donor

-$1,456.44

Donations toward project cost

-$1,237.97

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$218.47

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$0.00

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