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Ms. Melton from Rock Hill SC is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Laptops with Style

My students need a stylus to optimize their use of the new district HP touchscreen laptops. I picked a stylus that is known for more accuracy to help my students create their best work.

  • $353 goal

This project expired on June 14, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My classroom is full of eager 4th-grade learners. I have 79% of my class reading on grade-level, and 75% on grade level in math. My school is low-income and has a high transient population. Each year about 68% of our student population enrolls or transfers out of our school. The primary reason is the number of apartment complexes that are in our school zone. We have a variety of levels throughout the school.

My instruction involves a lot of hands-on activities and technology.

My school district is 1:1 for grades 3-12th, this means each student has an iPad or HP laptop assigned to them for the year like a textbook. Not all devices are allowed to go home. 3rd and 4th just received our HP laptops. Every student is excited about this new technology. We have had a great year!

My Project

My students use technology daily. Now, having touchscreen laptops, the students will be creating a lot more. Students explain their thinking in math, create projects in science and social studies, and respond to reading on their laptops. I have found that one thing that stands in their way is when they are writing or drawing their finger hinders them from doing their best work. I see the frustration on their faces.

Don't you want to help students feel successful and do their best work?

I really believe a stylus will help students feel more confident, and not have to erase and start over so many times. All my students love using technology to create. Having a stylus will enable all my students to use their technology to the best of their ability.

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

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 23 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Iogear GSTY200 Accu-Tip Stylus For Tablets/Smartphones, Black • Staples Advantage $9.95 25 $248.75

Materials cost

$248.75

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$17.54

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.73

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$300.02

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$52.94

Total project goal

$352.96

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$352.96

2 Donors

-$352.96

Donations toward project cost

-$300.02

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$52.94

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$0.00

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