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Mr. Pitsakis from Philadelphia PA is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

HELP! Urban Students Need Chromebooks to Bring Lessons to Life!

My students need Chromebooks so that could be more engaged in their lessons. Using sites like Google Cultural Institute could bring lessons to life.

  • $413 goal

This project expired on June 10, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

George Washington High School is one of the most diverse high schools in Philadelphia. The student body at GW is comprised of students from 70 different countries and speaking more than 40 languages. All students at the high school qualify for free lunch and live at or close to the poverty line, in a district with dwindling resources. Students at George Washington can excel academically if sufficient funds are invested in these students. One area in which these students lack is in test preparation.

My Project

We have all been bored in class at some point in our lives. One of the best benefits of having technology in the classroom is that it enriches instruction. That is why I love using Google Cultural Institute. If students can see examples of works of art from a literary period, say Romanticism, then they will have a better understanding of that time period in art and literature.

The goal of course is to have students engaged in the lessons and can see, and sometimes interact with, real-world examples of the lesson topics.

As we all know engagement equals achievement.

Mr. Pitsakis
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 200 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Samsung Chromebook 3, 11.6", 4GB RAM, 16GB eMMC, Chromebook (XE500C13-K04US) (Certified Refurbished) • Amazon Business $157.95 2 $315.90

Materials cost

$315.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.74

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$350.64

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$61.88

Total project goal

$412.52

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$412.52

3 Donors

-$359.58

Donations toward project cost

-$350.64

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$8.94

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$52.94

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$0.00

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