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Mrs. P. from Compton CA is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

History...Technology....3d Printer= FUN!

My students need filament for our printer, 3 tablets, and a roll of magnets!

  • $874 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

How many times do we hear our students say that history is boring? Why does learning history need to be boring? I strive each and every day to inspire my students to want to know more about history!

My students attend an inner city middle school in Southern California.

80% are English Language Learners. There are approximately 530 students attending and the staff consists of 25 teachers. Most students come from lower income families; many are being raised by single parents and several are in foster homes. The school has 100% participation in the breakfast/lunch program provided by the Federal Government. Scores for state testing (CST) are below the state average but steadily rising.

My Project

My students final project this year is to create a diorama based off something they learned in history this school year. With the filament my students will be able to create pieces for their diorama. Lastly, the tablets will be used to research the scene they are depicting.

Help them make those lasting memories of middle school be about having fun while learning about the past.

I'd love your help to make history fun and interactive for my students. My project is important because my students aspire to do well in school. They desire to dream big and have others believe in them along the way. I want to give students the same experience I was able to get when I was in school, and I hope you do too.

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Mrs. P.
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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11 donors11 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 150 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ASUS MeMOPad HD 7-Inch 16 GB Tablet, White (ME173X-A1-WH) • Amazon $134.10 3 $402.30
MakerBot 1.75mm Glow In The Dark ABS Filament for your desktop 3D printer • Amazon $90.00 1 $90.00
MakerBot 1.75mm Fruit Punch Magenta ABS Filament for your desktop 3D printer • Amazon $48.00 1 $48.00
MakerBot 1.75mm Nuclear Green ABS Filament for your desktop 3D printer • Amazon $48.00 1 $48.00
MakerBot 1.75mm Helsinki Sky ABS Filament for your desktop 3D printer • Amazon $48.00 1 $48.00
Magnum Magnetics Corp Adhesive Magnetic Strip, 1/2-Inch x 25-Feet • Amazon $7.50 1 $7.50

Materials cost

$643.80

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$58.91

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.66

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$742.37

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$131.01

Total project goal

$873.38

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$873.38

10 Donors

-$635.73

Donations toward project cost

-$606.37

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.36

match offer

-$160.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$136.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$77.65

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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