You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »
Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 
See this teacher's page

Mrs. Fusco from West Haven CT is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Us Tell Our Stories!

My students need a Chromebook, a projector, a document camera and a printer with ink.

  • $685 goal

This project expired on June 22, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives." – Clay P. Bedford

My students are in love with learning!

It is clear to me that they will go above and beyond other students if they have the tools they need to succeed. I teach fifth and sixth graders who are academically gifted and talented. They are our best and our brightest. Our school is located in an urban area, and many of these students receive free or reduced lunch. My students show they have potential for great things; they challenge themselves on a daily basis to extend their learning.

Even though my students are considered academically gifted, not all are thrilled with traditional education. Many are from low income households where families struggle to pay for food and shelter, and do not have extra money for computers or the internet. I try to be innovative and creative in my teaching to keep them involved and to make them want to come to school. My goal is life long learners.

My Project

My students do a lot of STEM type of activities and exploration. They also do research and have to present their findings to their classmates. We are currently creating digital stories on topics that they are passionate about.

They need to be able to tell their stories to their peers in creative and innovative ways so that they can get the other students to be as engaged as they are.

Whether they end up coding using SCRATCH, creating podcasts or narrated videos, or even their own web pages, they need the equipment to show what they know. I need a projector, a chrome book, a printer and a document camera so that they can project and present their projects to each other.

I want kids everywhere to see the awesome things that are being done by my students! I want my kids to have the tools necessary to tell their stories to the world and with your help, we will be able to do just that!

Mrs. Fusco
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 72 students.

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mrs. Fusco is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ASUS Chromebook C300SA Compact 13.3 Inch (Intel Celeron, 4GB, 16GB eMMC, Black) • Amazon Business $189.99 1 $189.99
DBPOWER T20 1800 Lumens LCD Mini Projector, Multimedia Home Theater Video Projector Support 1080P HDMI USB SD Card VGA AV Home Cinema TV Laptop Game iPhone Android Smartphone with HDMI Cable, Upgraded • Amazon Business $99.49 1 $99.49
Ipevo 5-868-3-08-00 Ziggi-HD Plus High-Definition USB Document Camera (CDVU-06IP) • Amazon Business $99.00 1 $99.00
HP OfficeJet 4650 Wireless All-in-One Photo Printer with Mobile Printing, Instant Ink ready (F1J03A) • Amazon Business $79.99 1 $79.99
HP 63XL Black High Yield Original Ink Cartridge (F6U64AN) • Amazon Business $31.99 1 $31.99
HP 63 Black & Tri-color Original Ink Cartridges, 2 Cartridges (F6U61AN, F6U62AN) • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
AmazonBasics High-Speed HDMI Cable, 6 Feet, 1-Pack • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Your Cable Store 15 Foot USB 2.0 Extension Cable • Amazon Business $6.09 1 $6.09

Materials cost

$543.53

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.15

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$581.68

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$102.65

Total project goal

$684.33

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$684.33

3 Donors

-$342.16

Donations toward project cost

-$290.84

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$51.32

match offer

-$342.16

Match offer toward project cost

-$290.84

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$51.32

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"West Haven","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[5148614],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"CT","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":2,"name":"Elementary School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"merchant.com.donorschoose1.prod","proposalId":3096714,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/help-us-tell-our-stories/3096714/","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":72,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Fusco","authorIds":{"5148614":{"owner":"Mrs. Fusco","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3096714],"proposalHash":"1398476778","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/272x272/tp5148614_272x272.jpg?width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1519604457055","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":21145426,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NTE5NzIyOA==","MTQ1NjMxNg==","MTc4MzIx","NTExMDM1OQ=="],"teacherId":5148614,"schoolCounty":"New Haven","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"CT","name":"Connecticut"}}