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Ms. Merzel from Chicago IL is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Step Away From the Tech

Help me give my students the printed materials they need to supplement their virtual activities and assignments!

  • $158 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are a very diverse group that comes from many different cultures, countries, and religions. They enjoy working in groups and learning about each other, and they especially like talking about topics of which they are knowledgeable.

Our school community really feels like a family to all of the staff and students.

I only know some of my students as of now because the school year hasn't begun yet, but the ones that I know from previous years in the school are eager learners and always ready to take in new information.

Our school is a neighborhood school, so my students come from the same community as each other in addition to myself. Many of them come from low-income homes with working parents, which will make remote learning a challenge.

My Project

Students spend so much time in front of their computers in the age of virtual learning, sometimes up to 5 hours with minimal breaks. Students should be working not only on virtual resources but paper resources as well.

Help my students step away from their computers and use paper and pen materials.

This will allow them to rest their eyes and they can do some math work on paper. It helps them be able to show me the steps they took in solving a problem, and I can see how they used the strategy.

Ms. Merzel
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Brother Printer LC3011BK Singe Pack Standard Cartridge Yield Upto 200 Pages LC3011 Ink Black • Amazon Business $13.49 2 $26.98
Brother Printer LC3011BK Singe Pack Standard Cartridge Yield Upto 200 Pages LC3011 Ink Black • Amazon Business $13.49 2 $26.98
Brother Genuine LC30113PKS 3-Pack Standard Yield Color Ink Cartridges, Page Yield Up to 200 Pages/Cartridge Includes Cyan, Magenta and Yellow, LC3011 • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
Brother Genuine LC30113PKS 3-Pack Standard Yield Color Ink Cartridges, Page Yield Up to 200 Pages/Cartridge Includes Cyan, Magenta and Yellow, LC3011 • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99

Materials cost

$101.94

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.53

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$133.47

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$23.55

Total project goal

$157.02

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$157.02

2 Donors

-$132.02

Donations toward project cost

-$112.22

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.80

match offer

-$25.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$21.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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