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Mrs. Conroy from Staten Island NY is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

On the Surface...We Need a New Laptop to Learn!

Help me give my students a new laptop to run better with our Smartboard!

  • $889 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are 4th graders who reside in a suburb of New York. Our classroom is comprised of two English Language Arts ICT classes, taught in a departmentalized model. The 60 diverse children include general education children and children with disabilities. In addition to being made up of 40% students with special needs, both classes have students who are extremely bright and need to be academically challenged. Although our students come from different backgrounds, they all have something in common: they are excited, eager to learn, and love to participate in class discussions and activities. It is our challenge to keep them engaged and learning.

"If a child can't learn the way we teach, maybe we should teach the way they learn".

~Ignacio Estrada

My Project

Our students are extremely well versed in the technology in the classroom. They depend upon it to enhance their lessons. Unfortunately, our laptop that interacts with our smartboard is outdated, and makes our smartboard......not so smart!

We need a new, updated and technologically advanced laptop to run our smartboard effectively!

Our learners are so multifaceted, and their special needs require multi-sensory output and input. When our smartboard can't access things because it is not receiving signal from the laptop, it stops our learning dead in its tracks. Our children get disappointed, and we need to constantly reboot the system. With a new laptop, we can ensure that our lessons run smoothly and the children's learning can seamlessly run.

Mrs. Conroy
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Microsoft Surface Go 10 Pentium Gold 4415Y 4GB RAM 64GB EDU Silver • CDW-G $374.05 1 $374.05
Microsoft Surface Docking Station • CDW-G $164.90 1 $164.90
Microsoft Surface Go Type Cover EDU Black • CDW-G $87.88 1 $87.88
Microsoft Surface Pen stylus Bluetooth 4 0 platinum • CDW-G $87.88 1 $87.88

Materials cost

$714.71

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.72

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$755.43

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$133.31

Total project goal

$888.74

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$888.74

9 Donors

-$328.49

Donations toward project cost

-$298.49

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.00

match offer

-$537.58

Match offer toward project cost

-$456.94

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$80.64

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$22.67

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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