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Mrs. Giese from Waukegan IL is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Get Literate With Centers

My students need a computer center complete with printer and ink to develop and encourage their reading and writing skills.

  • $1,079 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The world is in the 21st century however, our classroom is not. Technological literacy skills are extremely important to to adult success. Therefore my students will greatly benefit from a computer center.

I teach first grade English language learners (ELLs) in a high needs public school located in a large suburban area.

My students come from Spanish speaking, Low-income and low-education homes. Some have special needs and require individualized education plans. Currently many of my students rarely have access to computers at home.

My Project

I would like to have a computer center. At this center students may work independently on developing language arts, reading and writing skills. By using specific websites and applications my students will be able to work at their level, and I will be able to quickly and easily track their progress. Plus, they will be able to create their own books, notes, and other print material to encourage their writing skills. Moreover, through the use of technology my students will become more "tech savvy".

With your support , my students may become not only academically but also technologically literate, which is so crucial to their future success.

With these resources they will be presented with different, fun, and engaging strategies to learn to read and write.

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Mrs. Giese
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Epson WorkForce WF 2520 • CDW Inc. $79.19 1 $79.19
Acer C7 Chromebook C710 2847 11 6 inch WiFi Iron Gray • CDW Inc. $217.79 3 $653.37
Epson 200 Multi Pack print cartridge yellow cyan magenta • CDW Inc. $24.74 2 $49.48
Epson 200 print cartridge black • CDW Inc. $12.86 1 $12.86

Materials cost

$794.90

Vendor shipping charges

$79.49

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.92

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$916.31

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$161.70

Total project goal

$1,078.01

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,078.01

1 Donor

-$1,078.01

Donations toward project cost

-$916.31

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$161.70

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$0.00

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