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Ms. Collier from Miami FL is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Motivating Master Minds

Help me give my students 4 Dell Inspiron Laptops to enhance their daily learning experience.

  • $950 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Imagine coming to a new country, where you are expecting life to improve, but instead you are faced with a very different reality. Just imagine wanting to experience education like all other children your age, but sadly your experience is not seeming to match up to other children. And this is mainly due to the struggle of learning the language. This is what my students deal with everyday. I teach in a community that is 100% Hispanic. The students arrive from various countries. The school where I teach is a dual-language school where all of the core subjects are taught in English and Spanish. This environment creates a more comfortable learning environment for the students.

The students in my classroom are extremely eager to learn and hard workers.

Whereas​ learning in one's home language provides many advantages, it can also create many challenges. It is extremely difficult to keep my students motivated to learn the content they need to learn in English.

My Project

These laptops will give my students access to meaningful, educational resources that will assist them in their quest to learn the English language. Learning to speak a new language is challenging enough, but needing to read, comprehend and write in a different language than one's home language can be extremely challenging.

Having an instructional tool that gives my students the ability to improve their English skills and become successful learners is my ultimate goal.

This will surely increase their self-confidence which will also help them stay motivated about learning the English Language. I want to grant my students new innovative instruction that will help them advance in their educational journey.

Ms. Collier
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dell Inspiron 11 3180 - 11.6' - A6 9220e - 4 GB RAM - 32 GB SSD • Best Buy Education $191.40 4 $765.60

Materials cost

$765.60

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.48

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$807.08

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$142.43

Total project goal

$949.51

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$949.51

1 Donor

-$949.51

Donations toward project cost

-$807.08

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$142.43

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$0.00

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