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Mrs. Paulino-Trisdorfer from Philadelphia PA is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Make Yourself Heard!

Help me give my students an Apple desktop computer to enhance our recording studio center. We had a functioning recording studio from 10 years ago that is completely out of date and contains broken materials.

  • $1,349 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are located in the beautiful Mt. Airy section of Philadelphia, PA. Our school is culturally, economically and racially diverse. At our school, we practice the 5 principles for conduct: be respectful, responsible, peaceful and careful, a problem-solver and learner. Through these 5 rules, we learn to be better citizens within our community.

We are gender neutral and culturally accepting of all races and backgrounds.

In my music classroom, as well, we encourage diversity and cultural sensitivity. Our music classroom is a safe space for all!

My Project

In our music classroom, we differentiate our learning to meet the individual needs of students. One way to do this is by having a functioning recording studio in our classroom.

In order for students to be successful, they must be engaged and comfortable in our music space.

Having a new computer for our studio will actually allow the students to record their compositions, poems, raps, spoken word etc. and play them back. This will create a positive sense of identity and will help them feel what it's like to be a recording studio musician!

Having students feel successful in music is important for so many wonderful reasons. Music is therapeutic and can be life changing with our updated recording studio!

Please consider donating and thank you in advance! Happy Holidays!

Mrs. Paulino-Trisdorfer
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 500 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple iMac - all-in-one - Core i5 2.3 GHz - 8 GB - 1 TB - LED 21.5' - English • Best Buy Education $1,099.99 1 $1,099.99

Materials cost

$1,099.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$16.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,146.49

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$202.32

Total project goal

$1,348.81

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,348.81

6 Donors

-$1,344.40

Donations toward project cost

-$1,146.49

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$197.91

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

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$0.00

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