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Mrs. Burns from Detroit MI is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Making Magic With a Mac

Help me give my students positive virtual experiences with a MacBook Air laptop.

  • 16 donors
  • $850 still needed
  • 16 donors
  • $850 still needed

My Students

My students are creative young adults full of wonder and endless possibilities who receive resource services. My students qualify for resource services because they have an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) . I normally work with my students one on one, in small groups, and inside their general classroom to assist with their academic needs. Our school is a partnership school in the inner-city which means our test scores are in the bottom 5 percent in our State.

My Project

The Apple MacPro laptop will be used as a educational tool to help my students during our online learning sessions. My current laptop has many limitations, which has made the virtual learning process challenging for my students. The need for a fast processing laptop with a high-resolution camera will mean that my students will be able to remain focused during our lessons. It will allow me access to additional applications and programs that are engaging and interactive.

My students are exceptional learners and it is difficult for them to stay on task for long periods of time.

This laptop will allow me to access websites faster without buffering issues. It will help my students become less frustrated during our sessions and more willing to interact. My students will continue to grow academically and socially in our virtual classroom.

Mrs. Burns
Never Before Funded Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households
Never Before Funded

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple - MacBook Air 13.3'Laptop with Touch ID - Intel Core i5 - 8GB Memory - 512GB Solid State Drive - Gold • Best Buy Education $1,201.25 1 $1,201.25

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