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Mrs. Castillo from Weimar TX is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Online and on Task

My students need Dell Latitude classroom laptop to become proficient in technology applications as well as to take them on virtual field trips.

  • $350 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Do you know what makes our school the best place in the world? Other than the rock star teachers and creative little learners, it's the community that surrounds us. It's our classroom community, our school community and our small little community where we all live and support each other. My students come to school excited to learn about and explore their world every day! Our school is the only elementary school in our small town, so we really are a tight-knit family. That means if our students need something, we work for it. If they make a mistake, they learn and grow from it. And if we can make our learning more meaningful and fun, we do it! Our students come to school excited to learn about and explore their world every day! However, back in August, many of our students and staff were exposed to a world they've never seen. Our community slowly began to disappear under water. Hurricane Harvey impacted many of our lives, but wouldn't know the loss by my kiddos’ bright and shining faces, the perseverance they show, or the kindness and friendship they pour from their hearts!

My Project

Our students need 21st century skills that involve the use of technology to develop knowledge and skills and be able to master those technology skills in real-life situations such as researching, collaborating, and presenting. These skills are necessary for students living in an increasingly digital and connected world to become successful in their future careers and life.

Not just as educators, but as a community, we are tasked with ensuring that these students receive these skills as soon as possible to ensure they will have the knowledge that they need to lead successful academic and personal lives.

We have determined that to be successful in attaining this goal, each student would ultimately need an individual device, such as a Dell Latitude E6430 laptop, which would provide enhanced communication within the entire classroom and when necessary, private, individualized, and immediate feedback. While this endeavor could take some time to achieve, we would like to start by placing a few computers in each classroom to educate the students on proper usage, expose them to a variety of applications and skill-based games, and create overall proficiency. These computers will allow the students to develop 21st century learning skills that would be useful in all aspects of their education.

Mrs. Castillo
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 60 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Refurbished 14.1in Dell Latitude E6430 Intel Core i5 2.6Ghz 4GB Ram 128GB SSD Windows 10 Pro • Staples Advantage $262.99 1 $262.99

Materials cost

$262.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.94

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$296.93

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$52.40

Total project goal

$349.33

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$349.33

2 Donors

-$68.42

Donations toward project cost

-$64.31

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$4.11

match offer

-$273.67

Match offer toward project cost

-$232.62

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$41.05

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$7.24

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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