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Mrs. Matthews from Hartford CT is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

New Academic Center Laptops and Books!

Help me give my students more materials for their new Academic Center, including new laptops and printer!

  • $2,432 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from many different countries across the globe. They speak multiple languages and have some incredible life stories that I love to listen to as I learn about each of them. Their experiences are both incredible and harrowing, and yet we all come together in the same classroom to find comfort, education, a positive environment, and unique learning experiences.

What makes these students so special is that they all have something to teach each other, and they always have something to teach me.

Each year, I learn a great deal about my students and about the experiences they've had and the places they've been. In a world where new technology and traditional education is always at our fingertips, it's meaningful for me as a teacher to expose my students to special opportunities, unique trips, and a comfortable setting where learning is evident and expected, and all students will remain engaged so that we can try new things and always remain successful. I hope to engage disengaged students by giving them reasons to come to school and get excited about learning!

My Project

This project is another special opportunity for our students to build the materials that they need for our new Academic Center. My students love books and keep asking for new books so I've added some specific requests that students made. I am also hoping to increase our use of technology in the classroom and our new resource room and this is the perfect way to request new technology for the students.

The focus of this project is to have laptops available for students to use after school in our new Academic Center, and to include a printer to help them print resources, assignments, and homework.

Mrs. Matthews
Grades 9-12
  • HPHS Nursing Academy
  • Hartford, CT
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HP Chromebook 11 G5, 11.6", Celeron, 4GB, 16GB, X9U02UT • Amazon Business $174.50 9 $1,570.50
Tokyo Ghoul Complete Box Set: Includes vols. 1-14 with premium • Amazon Business $88.99 1 $88.99
Jason Reynolds's Track Series: Ghost; Patina; Sunny; Lu • Amazon Business $40.01 2 $80.02
HP Envy 5055 Wireless All-in-One Photo Printer, HP Instant Ink & Amazon Dash Replenishment Ready (M2U85A) • Amazon Business $59.99 1 $59.99
On The Come Up • Amazon Business $11.39 4 $45.56
Krink K-60 Paint Marker: Black • Amazon Business $14.07 3 $42.21
Gmorning, Gnight!: Little Pep Talks for Me & You • Amazon Business $15.40 2 $30.80
The Sun Is Also a Star (Yoon, Nicola) • Amazon Business $11.42 2 $22.84
Watch Us Rise • Amazon Business $12.91 1 $12.91
The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime That Changed Their Lives • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
Genesis Begins Again • Amazon Business $12.32 1 $12.32
Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life • Amazon Business $10.87 1 $10.87
Cuentos de buenas noches para niñas rebeldes (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $9.86 1 $9.86
Antes de ser libres (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.81 1 $6.81

Materials cost

$2,006.27

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$30.09

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$2,066.36

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$364.65

Total project goal

$2,431.01

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$2,431.01

1 Donor

-$2,066.36

Donations toward project cost

-$2,066.36

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$364.65

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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