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Mrs. Theresa Pacheco from San Ramon CA is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

It Takes Two to Make a Class Go Write!

My students need Chromebooks to succeed as 21st Century learners. Chromebooks will allow them to compose and edit their essays, comment and peer edit each other’s work, collaborate with inquiry centers and academically discuss issues online.

  • $317 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

“I didn’t know I had it in me. I surprised myself!” My students range from being shy to boisterous, strong independent learners to struggling collaborators, and at the same time are growing to become confident speakers and emerging writers with control and voice. —All of these qualities are within each student.

As English 9 and 10 students, they love to learn, especially with engaging activities that ask them to reason and work with their peers during opportunities that ask them to build a sense of community in an academic environment.

From class discussions to speeches to being part of a panel and being part of Socratic Seminars, they always show me they are passionate students who want to be part of what makes a positive society as we read and analyze literature while engaging in discussions on ethics and humanity.

My Project

My long-term goal is to have a class set of Chromebooks and every step is a step towards equity in a child's education. Gaining a few will give my students the opportunity to bridge being mature and effective online communicators, creators and collaborators with in-person interactions and presentations.

• During Socratic Seminars (student led and student sustained discussions), speakers will be able to complete their self-evaluations and reflections on Google forms.

• During the essay writing process, students can write, edit and comment on each other's essays.

• During the synthesis essay, they can have access to reputable sources from reliable databases.

• During Inquiry Stations, they can research the various assigned topics collaboratively.

• During online discussion boards, they get the much needed practice of utilizing academic vocabulary and mature language with sound reasoning paired with concrete examples.

These Chromebooks can help my students grow as critical thinkers as they effectively collaborate with each other. Please consider donating to my project and investing in tomorrow’s leaders.

Mrs. Theresa Pacheco
Grades 9-12

This project will reach 150 students.

7 donors have given to this project.

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Lenovo Notebook 80Ys0003Us Ideapad N23 11.6 Inch N3060 4Gb 16Gb Chrome Operation • Amazon Business $189.99 1 $189.99
Google Chrome Management Console License • CDW-G $26.00 1 $26.00

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