You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »
Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 
See this teacher's page

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.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

13 donors13 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 50 students.

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Ms. Tello is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

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

Materials cost

$1,835.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$167.90

3rd party payment processing fee

$27.52

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$2,060.42

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$363.60

Total project goal

$2,424.02

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$2,424.02

11 Donors

-$623.26

Donations toward project cost

-$540.61

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$82.65

Matching donations from our partners

-$1,788.01

Match offers toward project cost

-$1,519.81

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$268.20

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$12.75

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Los Angeles","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[969966],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"CA","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"merchant.com.donorschoose1.prod","proposalId":1389974,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/lets-get-ready-to-learn-through-art/1389974/","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":50,"teacherScreenName":"Ms. Tello","authorIds":{"969966":{"owner":"Ms. Tello","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[1389974],"proposalHash":"-2047134311","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/272x272/tp969966_272x272.jpg?width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1471757713347","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":210641,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["MjUzOTcyMw==","MjYwODgyMw==","MjUyNzU3OQ==","MjYwODk1Ng==","OTY5OTY2","MjUzNTUxNA==","MTE5MzU3Mw==","MTE5MzQ0MA==","MjQ3NjE0Nw==","MTIwNDUxMQ==","MjYwNjkwMw==","MjYwNTYzMQ==","Mzc3Njkz"],"teacherId":969966,"schoolCounty":"Los Angeles","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"CA","name":"California"}}