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Mr. Cerda from Houston TX is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

MacBook for Meaningful Learning!

My students need an up to date computer to engage in today's' technology.

  • $1,397 goal

This project expired on May 8, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Even against all odds, my students persevere. My school is located on the East Side of Houston. We are a Title I campus, where 95% of our 800 students are economically disadvantaged and are on free or reduced lunch. Our campus holds a 30% high-mobility rate, which affects our students academically, socially and emotionally. My students come from southeast Houston. Most of my students are on free or reduced lunch. The apartments that surround the school, where the majority of the students live, were so devastated by Hurricane Harvey that most of my students' apartments were flooded and they needed to evacuate. Most of my students are now living with extended family, friends, or in a shelter. Their lives changed drastically just within that horrible week of the Hurricane. I want to continue to support them now that we are back in school. School should be the place they feel safe.Despite their unfortunate circumstances, my students have shown a tremendous amount of perseverance.

My Project

My goal is to include more technology into every lesson. Including technology not only grasps my students, but helps them maintain focus in the content being delivered.

In a generation where technology is booming at an all-time high, teachers may face some road bumps when delivering instruction.

Students are becoming more familiar with technology at a younger age because as a society, we are always striving for more. The iPad would be a great tool for whole-group lessons and/or small-group lesson reinforcement. The students would practice on applications specialized for reinforcing instruction. The iPads can also be used for assessments and review.

Mr. Cerda
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 48 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple 13" MacBook Air, 1.8GHz Intel Core i5 Dual Core Processor, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, Mac OS, Silver, MQD42LL/A (Newest Version) • Amazon Business $1,139.99 1 $1,139.99

Materials cost

$1,139.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$17.10

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,187.09

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$209.49

Total project goal

$1,396.58

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,396.58

1 Donor

-$698.29

Donations toward project cost

-$593.55

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$104.74

match offer

-$698.28

Match offer toward project cost

-$593.54

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$104.74

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$0.00

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