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Ms. Labrecque from Goodyear AZ is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

If You Give a Mouse a Pad

Help me give my students a smoother programming experience with new computer mouses and mouse pads for their work stations.

  • $209 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

How often do you find yourself using technology throughout the day? Look, you're using it right now! Through our school's computer science program, our students don't just USE technology, they program it themselves!

Through computer programming, our students are able to display their extraordinary level of creativity, perseverance, and problem solving skills.

I have the immense privilege of teaching basic computer programming skills to grades K-8. Many of our students come from impoverished settings, as over 75% of our families receive free and reduced lunch. Much of this population does not have the luxury of internet or computer access within their home, so it is our responsibility to equip them with digital age skills, by providing quality instruction through educational technology.

My Project

The use of good mice is critical in our computer programming environment. Our students rely on the functionality of the mouse to allow them to bring their creativity to life through programming. Unfortunately, our computer lab hasn't been equipped with new resources in quite some time. Many of our mice cords are threadbare and cause disruption in the mice uses operations. When these disruptions occur, not only is it frustrating for the students, but the malfunctions have also been known to cause unintentional errors in their programs.

By donating to this project, you will be improving the programming experience of over 500 students.

They will finally have the opportunity to program without the added frustration of a mouse that will not cooperate. They will finally be able to just write code.

Ms. Labrecque
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 541 students.

4 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Insignia? - Wired Optical Mouse - Black • Best Buy Education $2.69 40 $107.60
Insignia? - Mouse Pad - Black • Best Buy Education $0.70 40 $28.00

Materials cost

$135.60

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$9.70

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.03

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$177.33

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$31.29

Total project goal

$208.62

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$208.62

1 Donor

-$206.86

Donations toward project cost

-$177.33

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.53

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.76

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$0.00

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