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Ms. Mercado from Puyallup WA is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Laptops: The Gateway to Endless Educational Opportunities!

Help me give my students laptops to help them read texts and practice their comprehension skills. The opportunity to practice math, do research projects, and write multi-paragraph essays!

  • $1,029 goal

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My Students

I have 22 students in my classroom, and they are incredibly kind and want to do their best in everything they do. They particularly love technology, learning their multiplication/division facts and helping others. They are students whom I am incredibly proud of and consider my own. The kids are not just my students, they are my family.

The school is very close to a military base so we are always getting new students.

Our students come from diverse socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds. Adversity is something my students face every day. Whether that is at home or at school, they always walk into the room with an eager face, ready to learn.

The relationships we have formed have created a bond between us, and the students as well as I look forward to our everyday interactions and rituals.

My Project

These laptops would be a blessing in our classroom! Our school serves over 950 students and there are NEVER enough laptops to go around. With STRICT laptop rotations, we have limited time with computers. These laptops would specifically help my students not only become more technology literate, but they could use it to read text, practice their reading comprehension skills, practice math, participate in research projects and build typing stamina!

My goal is teach my students the benefit of technology; There are so many educational benefits to laptops that my students need to know about and participate in.

Third grade is a milestone year in school, and these laptops will help set the students up for success in the grades to come.

Ms. Mercado
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 22 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Dell Inspiron 11 3180 - 11.6' - A6 9220e - 4 GB RAM - 32 GB SSD • Best Buy Education $191.40 4 $765.60

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