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Mr. Gaun from Brooklyn NY is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Jonny Raspberry Seed! A Computer Center

My students need computers to get the 21st century education they deserve. This is a kit of 5 very affordable desktop computers that will be used to setup a math/technology center.

  • $845 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

One of my first grade inclusion classes needs computers in the classroom. We are a title one elementary school in NYC, with more then 77% of our students qualifying free or reduced fee lunch.

My students need modern computers to build the IT and Math skills they need to help them thrive in the modern world.

This is a wonderful group of students. They are kind, smart, loving, and they all love technology. Now we need your help to bring our class into the 21st century.

My Project

This is the fifth computer center project I have started for one of my classes. The first four have been a huge success.

Linux is free, as in freedom.

There are literally thousands of high quality educational games, tools, and resources available for absolutely free. The only catch is you have to have hardware that is powerful enough to run the software.

The Raspberry pi 3 B+ is an affordable computer designed for use in the educational environment. If this project is funded, we will expand the free software that we can use to support learning in the classroom with programs like sonic-pi, Gimp, libre office, Gcompris, TuxMath, and Scratch.

On top of the huge library of Open-Source educational programs, our students will also have access to many high quality online resources. These include prodigy math game, Starfall, ABCya, PBS KIDS, Khon Academy, Brain POP, tumble books, and that’s just to name a few!

Note: There will be 4 student computer work stations. The 5th raspberry pi computer will be hooked up to our smart board for lessons and group games.

Mr. Gaun
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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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 25 students.

8 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
HP Pavilion 21.5-Inch IPS LED HDMI VGA Monitor • Amazon Business $89.99 4 $359.96
V-Kits Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ (Plus) Basic Starter Kit • Amazon Business $54.99 5 $274.95
Verbatim Slimline Keyboard and Mouse - Wired with USB Accessibility - Mac & PC Compatible - Black • Amazon Business $8.52 5 $42.60

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