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Mr. Blum from Minneapolis MN is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Refugees and Immigrants Need Laptops Also!

My students need laptops to help their literacy and research skills!

  • $2,422 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students in my Humanities II class all qualify for Free and Reduced Lunch. They are immigrants, refugees, and English Language Learners. They grew up in Somalia, Eritrea, Kenya, Ecuador, Mexico, Guatemala, and many other places around the world.

As immigrants and refugees, they need access to laptop computers, in order to create more equity and navigate the quickly growing industries and society of the United States.

My students don't often get help from our school district and they need it! Please consider helping these students from South Minneapolis!

My Project

This year, we will be reading many culturally relevant books. The students use laptops in order to research authors and subjects. They write essays based on the research. We, as teachers, are attempting to teach them 21st century skills. I can't tell you how many times we had to have the students write out essays on paper. They need to start typing now, in order to prepare for their future. The internet is an invaluable resource, and if they aren't learning how to research and look up credible information for their projects, they won't be able to compete for jobs in the future.

The internet offers a multitude of online language learning possibilities for these immigrants and refugees.

Mr. Blum
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Lenovo N22 20 Touch Chromebook 11 6 Celeron N3060 4 GB RAM 32 GB S • CDW-G $181.69 11 $1,998.59

Materials cost

$1,998.59

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$29.98

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$2,058.57

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$363.28

Total project goal

$2,421.85

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$2,421.85

34 Donors

-$2,404.76

Donations toward project cost

-$2,058.57

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$346.19

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.09

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$0.00

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