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Mrs. McCaslan from Starr SC is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Publishing With A Purpose

My students need tablets, a printer, card stock, copy paper and bindings in order to publish children's book.

  • $1,586 goal

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My Students

The students in our school are from a rural area with hard working parents but this is an area where industry has died. Most of the parents make sure these children have the necessities but do not have a lot of extra to donate. These parents are the type that would donate if asked, but I was once in their shoes, so I hate to ask them. I teach only girls and these are some of the most wonderful, hard working, knowledge seeking group of girls that I have taught in a while.

"An investment in knowledge pays the best interest."

Benjamin Franklin

Our school is great but like all other schools, there is only so much they can give to help with specific projects in the classroom.

These girls are so cooperative and willing to try. I want them to have the necessities to complete all activities with ease and to be able to have the optimal learning experience they deserve.

My Project

The computers, along with the copier and binding materials, will be used to publish children's books for the students in our special needs class. Our school shares the computer labs and the lab carts. It is not always available for use. I want my students to have access for about two consecutive weeks, so tablets in the class are necessary to accomplish this project.

Writing and sharing our knowledge with others is an accomplishment worth achieving.

These children are going to create children's books on their favorite science topic. They will publish these books with a new printer, card stock and bindings and share them with our special needs students.

Mrs. McCaslan
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 86 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
2018 RCA Cambio 2-in-1 10.1" Touchscreen Laptop Tablet PC with Intel Atom Z8350 Processor, 32GB SSD, 2GB RAM, Kickstand, Keyboard, WIFI, Bluetooth, Microsoft Office Mobile Apps, Windows 10 • Amazon Business $123.00 8 $984.00
Xerox WorkCentre 3215/NI Monochrome Multifunction Printer • Amazon Business $149.00 1 $149.00
8 1/2 x 11 Cardstock - Gold Metallic (50 Qty.) | Perfect for Paper Crafting, Wedding Invitations, Card Making, Golden Tickets, Awards, Business Cards, Layer Cards | 105lb Paper | 81211-C-40-50 • Amazon Business $18.95 2 $37.90
Hammermill Paper, Copy Paper Poly Wrap, 20lb, 8.5 x 11, Letter, 92 Bright, 2500 Sheets / 5 Ream Case (150600C), Made In The USA • Amazon Business $24.90 1 $24.90
Fellowes 52326 Plastic Comb Bindings, 1/2" Diameter, 90 Sheet Capacity, Black (Pack of 100 Combs) • Amazon Business $8.95 2 $17.90

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