You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

See this teacher's page

Ms. Avery from Prospect CT is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

My Students Need 21st Century Skills

My students need a Samsung tablet and keyboard dock, to conduct research, create Social Studies projects and collaborate with classmates through various web 2.0 tools.

  • $713 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Do you remember a great Social Studies teacher who inspired your curiosity to learn and critically think about the world around you and all that came before you? My students are faced daily with the challenge of finding relevance in learning about the past.

I am truly blessed to teach 120, full of life, 8th graders in Connecticut.

They come from various socio-economic and cultural backgrounds. These students come to class every day with an eagerness to learn. They come also with the need to be "hooked" onto what they are learning.

My Project

Technology will allow my students to connect to History in a way that is meaningful to them. It will give them the skills they need and allow them to critically think, create and collaborate in ways that prepares them for today's world. I am asking for your help in purchasing a Samsung tablet and keyboard docking station, for our classroom. It would be used with my 8th grade students to reinforce content presented in Social Studies class. My students would be able to research topics in more depth, create hands-on projects, play Social Studies games, and create historical timelines with videos.

Your help with this project will make such a difference in the lives of my students.

It will truly help bring the social studies alive for my students and give them the skills they need to be successful in life. I thank you in advance for your attention to this request and for all you do to support public education.

Read More

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 120 students.

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Ms. Avery is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 - 32GB - Metallic Gray • Best Buy $469.99 1 $469.99
Samsung Keyboard Dock for Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Tablets - Black • Best Buy $79.99 1 $79.99

Materials cost


Vendor shipping charges


State sales tax


3rd party payment processing fee


Fulfillment labor & materials


Total project cost


Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Total project goal


How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal


3 Donors


Donations toward project cost


Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Still needed View calculationHide calculation


Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Prospect","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[384033],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"CT","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":3,"name":"Middle School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"","proposalId":765221,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":120,"teacherScreenName":"Ms. Avery","authorIds":{"384033":{"owner":"Ms. Avery","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[765221],"proposalHash":"-428431575","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":47867,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["MTQ0MzI1Ng==","Mzg0MDMz","MTE1NDgxNQ=="],"teacherId":384033,"schoolCounty":"New Haven","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"CT","name":"Connecticut"}}