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Ms. Tello from Los Angeles CA is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Get Ready To Learn Through Art!

My students need two Apple MacBook Air laptop computers and protective cases to do research and write scripts in theater class.

  • $2,425 goal

This project expired on February 10, 2015.

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My Students

"There are painters who transform the sun into a yellow spot, but there are others who, thanks to their art and intelligence, transform a yellow spot into the sun," Pablo Picasso said. I want to give my students the opportunity to transform little yellow spots into their future!

My students are first grade and second grade English Language Learners who are eager to learn and express their feelings in different ways.

I want to give my students the opportunity to express themselves through art. Research has shown that what students learn in the arts may help them to master other subjects, such as reading, math, or social studies.

My Project

My students are learning about the elements of theater and they want to write and produce their own play. They need two Apple Macbook Air laptop computers and protective cases to do research and to type their scripts. They have so many ideas already but they don't have the tools necessary to make their ideas become alive on a stage.

Research has shown that participation in performing arts is linked to positive outcomes in school, emotional development, family life and behavior.

They also play a central role in cognitive, motor, language and social emotional development. Thanks to your donations, my students will be able to benefit from all these great findings.

Ms. Tello
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 50 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple MacBook Air MD760LL/B 13.3-Inch Laptop (NEWEST VERSION) • Amazon $899.00 1 $899.00
Apple MacBook Air MD760LL/B 13.3-Inch Laptop (NEWEST VERSION) • Amazon $899.00 1 $899.00
Case Logic LAPS-113 13.3-Inch Laptop / MacBook Air / MacBook Pro Retina Display Sleeve (Black) • Amazon $18.50 2 $37.00

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