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Dr. Edwards from Atlanta GA is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Just scratching the Surface by bringing the CLASSroom Home

Help me give my students and teachers an enriching virtual learning experience. Integrating STEM activities, facilitating Online Professional Development and supporting teachers will be seamless and more impactful with a Surface Pro.

  • $1,425 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Many of my students and teachers don't have the ability to learn online. They are depending on worksheet packets and whatever books they have at home. The teachers have never taught using this blended learning model. Despite the hardships they are facing with school being closed, they are eager learners. Many of their families have been disenfranchised from school for multiple generations.

We are just scratching the SURFACE with closing the digital divide with urban students.

My school is an elementary school located in an inner-city. We currently serve over 620 energetic students in grades Pre-K-5th. Over 98% of our students qualify for free lunch. Because of this free lunch status, many students’ only access to quality meals is through the breakfast and lunch program. Our school is located in a high poverty area with over 80.5% of the residents living below the poverty line and receiving state services.

My Project

My fabulous teachers have really taken to this new way of delivering instruction. However, there is a lot of support that is needed. As an Instructional Coach I have to support the teachers by providing feedback, modeling and sharing resources.

The Surface Pro will allow me to dramatically improve my distance learning support for my teachers and students.

Education is evolving and we must evolve our practices and delivery. The students still are yearning for high quality, rigorous instruction that is both engaging and authentic. Though the students and staff of my school experience a scarcity of resources in their community, innovative instruction is a necessity.

Help me close the digital divide for my urban school. As you can image since "schooling" is different now our students may experience some learning gaps. Your contribution will bring them closer to achieving their academic goals and success.

Dr. Edwards
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, 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.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Microsoft Surface Pro 7 12 3 Core i5 1035G4 8 GB RAM 128 GB SSD • CDW-G $1,001.35 1 $1,001.35
Microsoft Surface Pen stylus Bluetooth 4 0 black • CDW-G $87.88 1 $87.88

Materials cost

$1,089.23

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$75.16

3rd party payment processing fee

$16.34

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,210.73

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$213.66

Total project goal

$1,424.39

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,424.39

3 Donors

-$1,424.39

Donations toward project cost

-$1,210.73

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$213.66

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$0.00

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