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Ms. Shaw from Grand Prairie TX is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

High Tech Future/Low Tech Class

My students need a laptop computer for a touch of technology in our room! The world has turned high tech, but our classroom is not keeping up!

  • $552 goal

This project expired on December 9, 2011.

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My Students

I am suppose to be preparing my students today for a job that is yet to exist. Technology is the only link I have to help them try to keep up. Many schools are submerged with laptops, smartboards and other items to keep their students on the cutting edge. I teach in a low income school though.

Currently, my classroom has one computer (the teacher station) which is hard for the students to work with.

Last year I received an ELMO projector, which is great. Unfortunately, it is hooked up to a fifteen year old computer from a storage room. My students are used to hand me downs, and not having the best. I would love to start off their 2011 year with access to a new computer. They need a place to research, create blogs, and play active games! They deserve this. It is not a luxury, it is a necessity!

My Project

Please allow my students, who have no computers at home, to get in touch with their future jobs! Just because they reside in a low income household, they shouldn't have a low income education. Don't let the world pass by smart kids, who need a break. It is a high tech world. We ARE a low tech classroom.

I'm glad to know, with no money in our district, and state.....others are stepping up.

People involved with Donors Choose make a difference. I'll be glad to send you the proof. Thanks.

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

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This project will reach 22 students.

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Samsung Laptop / AMD E-Series Processor / 15.6' Display / 4GB Memory • Best Buy $415.79 1 $415.79

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