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Mr. N. from Staten Island NY is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Lets Go Green And Replace Textbooks With A Tablet

My students need a Samsung Galaxy tab 10.1 tablet to review textbook materials and educational videos.

  • $617 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"We shall require a substantially new manner of thinking if mankind is to survive."-Albert Einstein. Students of today are interested in sustaining the earth by going green. To do this, education has to begin storing textbooks on electronic devises, where waste and pollution is minimized.

The students I teach, live in an urban neighborhood, where they attend their zoned school.

These students come to school with a positive attitude toward learning and assisted us in achieving the nurturing family environment that exists at my school. My school recently had a change from one whole unit into eight smaller learning communities that meet the educational and social aspects of my students by requiring them to select a family (community) that would contain their specific interests. This changed the relationship among staff and students, and brought pride to teaching, where teachers want the best education possible.

My Project

By having the Samsung Galaxy tablet, my students and I will be able to access the textbook and the many resources that are available from the publishing company. Some of these resources include video lessons(that can help the struggling student), extra multiply choice questions (to help students achieve a deep understanding), and a set of advanced activities(to challenge the student who is excelling). This technology will allow my students to achieve success now and in the future.

Supporting my project will not only enhance the students mathematics instruction, but will educate the students on sustaining the earth by using an electronic textbook.

Therefore, by using/having this tablet, the broad impact will go behind the educational institute and live on throughout the students lives now and in the future, where they can educate others and think twice before polluting the earth.

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Mr. N.
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 150 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 WiFi - tablet - Android 3.1 (Honeycomb) - 32 GB - 10.1' - metallic gray • Best Buy $469.99 1 $469.99

Materials cost

$469.99

Vendor shipping charges

$12.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.05

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$524.04

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$92.48

Total project goal

$616.52

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$616.52

5 Donors

-$553.91

Donations toward project cost

-$485.79

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$68.12

match offer

-$45.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$38.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$6.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.61

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$0.00

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