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Ms. Hobson from Grand Rapids MI is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Math Is Fun

Help me give my students the opportunity to compute complex math problems with the accommodation of a calculator.

  • $374 goal

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My Students

The pandemic has negatively impacted many students with great peril. My students are making every attempt to meet the challenges that accompany virtual learning. Many of my students qualify for free or reduced lunch due to their low social-economic status. Students are expected to model learning virtually as if they were in-person. Sometimes not having the tools they need creates an additional barrier to learning expectations.

My Project

A calculator can help students compensate for slower processing when math calculations are not being assessed. I've noticed many students do not have stand-alone calculators at home. While they do have access to a calculator via the computer/Chromebook they are using, it requires an additional level of processing to toggle between browsers and memorize numbers and operations for input.

Calculator skills needed for high school are introduced at the middle school level.

Having a calculator will allow students, who find basic math calculations difficult, to demonstrate an understanding of math concepts. As a result, this will increase teacher and student pacing.

Ms. Hobson
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 15 students.

4 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Texas Instruments TI-30XIIS 10-Digit Scientific Calculator, Blue • Staples Advantage $12.22 15 $183.30
VANKYO LEISURE 3 Mini Projector, 1080P and 170'' Display Supported, Portable Movie Projector with 40,000 Hrs LED Lamp Life, Compatible with TV Stick, PS4, HDMI, VGA, TF, AV and USB • Amazon Business $99.99 1 $99.99

Materials cost

$283.29

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.25

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$317.54

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$56.04

Total project goal

$373.58

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$373.58

4 Donors

-$373.57

Donations toward project cost

-$317.54

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$56.03

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.01

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$0.00

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