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Mx. S. from Philadelphia PA is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Problem Solving Classes Have A Problem For You To Solve!

My students need 36 calculators!

  • $422 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Have you ever heard of kids ASKING to do math? My students want to learn more, but we do not have the resources to move through lessons at an appropriate pace. Once they have mastered the basics, they need to continue using pencil and paper to work out more complicated problems by hand.

My students are curious and hard-working.

They are from a large city, and many have to deal with socioeconomic issues outside of school. Having these calculators in class would relieve some of the inequities that they have been experiencing in terms of resources. They're in a class called problem solving; shouldn't they have the resources they need to actually solve problems?

My Project

My students will be able to move through assessments at a normal pace with calculators. If I am not assessing their ability to perform simple operations, they should be able to use technology to assist them in those areas. Students will also use calculators to process data more rapidly during problem-solving sessions, both individually and collaboratively.

Your donations will truly be appreciated by my students because our school is underfunded.

There is not enough money to cover some basic items, and phone calculators (when students have phones) are not always capable of completing the operations that students need.

Mx. S.
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Casio fx-300MS Scientific Calculator • Amazon $8.98 36 $323.28

Materials cost

$323.28

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.85

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$358.13

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$63.20

Total project goal

$421.33

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$421.33

10 Donors

-$271.63

Donations toward project cost

-$234.88

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.75

match offer

-$145.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$123.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.70

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$0.00

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