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Mr. Maciel from Los Angeles CA is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Us Become Great Writers

My students need an Apple MacBook Air computer to be able to access Internet content for research and for presenting projects with the use of our projector.

  • $947 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Everyday I remind my students that each day is a fresh opportunity for discovery and learning about the ever changing world around them. Unfortunately, most of my students come to school hungry, need to overcome learning difficulties, or need to develop self confidence.

My students attend a public school located in South Los Angeles.

The school is located in an economically disadvantaged community plagued by gangs and crime. Some of my students have been affected in some way by violence or crime. Despite their home situations, all of my students have demonstrated a strong desire to learn.

My Project

I am requesting an Apple MacBook Air to use for researching the Internet for educational resources, to allow students to present computer based projects using programs such as Microsoft PowerPoint and Apple iWorks, and for publishing student essays onto a classroom digital newspaper. Our current hardware lacks the compatibility to run such programs and or is broken and cannot be easily repaired. Recently many of my students have expressed a desire to use Microsoft PowerPoint to add multimedia features to their work. For many of my struggling writers, being allowed to use a computer has become a great motivational tool.

Your donation will empower my students' learning by allowing them to access the vast educational resources of the Internet and to share their hard work.

I strongly believe that my students are learning to become better writers, be more independent thinkers, and become life long learners that will contribute to their community.

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Mr. Maciel
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 31 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple - MacBook Air (Latest Model) - 11.6'Display - Intel Core i5 - 4GB Memory - 128GB Flash Storage - Silver • Best Buy Education $699.99 1 $699.99

Materials cost

$699.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$64.05

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$804.54

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$141.98

Total project goal

$946.52

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$946.52

1 Donor

-$946.52

Donations toward project cost

-$804.54

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$141.98

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$0.00

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