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Mrs. Martin from Livermore CA is requesting professional development through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Professional development

Step Up My Teaching

I need a MacBook Air to foster my professional growth.

  • $1,728 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are awesome! They deserve all the resources to help them achieve success. My students attend a Title I school that is considered high poverty. We have almost 50% of our students receiving free or reduced-price breakfasts and lunches each day. We even have a weekend food program too.

My students are working extremely hard to be successful with the Common Core curriculum and I want to get them all the resources to achieve this.

I appreciate how hard they work for me each day, and I know they'd appreciate any support you could give them.

My Project

I need a resource to step up my professional development. This computer is that resource. I want to use this laptop to take classes online for our math program, Google, and Google Classroom. I'd also use this computer to search the internet for new materials I could use in my classroom. Is there a better seating option for my students? Is there a new material to help teach multiplication, writing a narrative essay, etc. that I haven't seen? This is what this MacBook Air would do for me...give me the opportunity to learn. My students would directly benefit from this information that I learn from using this computer. Their learning will become more personalized. I'd be able to teach the student that's not getting multiplication a new approach that I learned from a class I took online. I'd be able to use all the new Google opportunities for teachers so I'd be able to get my students more technology savvy. I'm excited to see what this laptop will do for my professional growth.

Mrs. Martin
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple - MacBook Air 13.3'Laptop with Touch ID - Intel Core i5 - 8GB Memory - 256GB Solid State Drive (Latest Model) - Silver • Best Buy Education $1,299.99 1 $1,299.99

Materials cost

$1,299.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$118.95

3rd party payment processing fee

$19.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,468.44

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$259.14

Total project goal

$1,727.58

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,727.58

2 Donors

-$1,143.95

Donations toward project cost

-$1,128.95

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.00

match offer

-$399.40

Match offer toward project cost

-$339.49

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$59.91

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$184.23

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$0.00

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