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Mrs. Goodman from Brooklyn NY is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

HP Laptop Needed For Mobility

My students need an HP laptop for mobile computing.

  • $812 goal

This project expired on August 2, 2011.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Have you ever tried to carry a desktop computer around with you? Not easy, is it? Although I have a lab full of 4 year old PCs, my students do not have access to a laptop for computing on the go.

I work with children in grades Pre K through 2nd.

Often, after leaving my lab, they want to share what they have done with their classroom teachers, or continue the work we are doing on their own. It is impossible for me to tell them to borrow their workstation and bring it back in a little while. Their workstations are bolted to the desk!

My Project

I would love for students and teachers alike to have access to a high quality portable computer on a daily basis. There are so many educational programs available on the Internet that can be easily accessed through a wireless connection in our building. Students can plug in a flash drive and save, edit their writing, print,or go back and explore a favorite website, even after they have left the computer lab.

Students need to be able to log on and work and explore from many different locations throughout a school building.

This laptop will allow that to begin to happen in our school. I picture a day when all students will have access to a personal laptop. This is a first step in that direction!

Mrs. Goodman
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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38 donors38 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 300 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HP ProBook 4425s - Athlon II P320 2.1 GHz - 14' TFT • Best Buy $632.99 1 $632.99

Materials cost

$632.99

Vendor shipping charges

$12.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.49

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$689.48

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$121.67

Total project goal

$811.15

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$811.15

37 Donors

-$405.56

Donations toward project cost

-$346.43

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$59.13

match offer

-$405.59

Match offer toward project cost

-$344.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$60.84

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$0.00

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