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Mrs. Mena from Doral FL is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Leaders with Laptops

Help me give my students laptops to help them complete a variety of interactive education programs as well as research for project-based learning.

  • $863 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My two fourth grade classes are made up of forty-four enthusiastic and unique students who are ready to learn. They are inquisitive students always asking questions and wanting to learn more. Laptops in the classroom will help them become leaders by making technology readily available to them in order to research topics as well as complete mathematics programs to reinforce basic skills. Both of my classes are comprised of students with varying learning needs. The students would benefit from technology to assist them in completing assignments by increasing text size as well as having audio for their textbooks available right at their desks. Both classes are always eager to learn more about topics discussed in Science and Social Studies. They thrive on completing group and individual projects and experiments where they utilize computers to complete research and collect information.

My Project

These laptops will come in handy for my diverse learners to accomplish a variety of activities to become leaders by completing research projects as well as online programs to reinforce mathematics skills. At the moment, there are total of forty-four students between my two classes and only four computers. If we had more laptops in the classroom, we would be able to complete more rotations during guided math groups in which students can use online programs like Reflex Math, Sumdog, and i-Ready to practice basic math skills in a fun and engaging way. These laptops can also be used to complete research projects in the areas of Science and Social Studies.

By having these laptops readily available for my students, they will be able to utilize technology in order to complete a variety of tasks.

When completing research projects students can become leaders in the classroom by learning new information and compiling innovative projects using technology that they may share with fellow classmates about a vast array of subjects. Additionally, these laptops will be useful for those students who require special accommodations to complete assignments. For instance, some students in the class would benefit from larger text when reading their textbooks. This can be accomplished by using a laptop to access their textbook and enlarging the text from the comfort of their desk. Students would also benefit from the audio embedded in the series as well as translation to their native language to increase comprehension in Science and Social Studies.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HP Chromebook 11A G6 - Education Edition - 11.6' & Google Chrome Education License • Best Buy Education $231.00 3 $693.00

Materials cost

$693.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.40

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$733.40

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$129.42

Total project goal

$862.82

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$862.82

1 Donor

-$862.82

Donations toward project cost

-$733.40

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$129.42

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$0.00

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