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Ms. Purdy from Camden NJ is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Streaming History

My students need an HP Stream laptop to gain twenty-first century skills in the social studies classroom.

  • $266 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Every day, my students ask, "Miss, what are we doing today?" and the usual response is "Learning!" followed by groans and eye-rolling. My students come from low-income households and receive free breakfast and lunch in school.

Often, schoolwork isn't their primary focus and it can be hard to motivate them to take their learning seriously.

I regularly introduce outside resources like biographies, film studies, and guest speakers to spark their interest in history. As part of my practice, I try to bring creative and challenging research projects to the classroom, in order to advance their learning and inquiry about the world around them.

My Project

We need an HP Stream laptop to gain twentieth-century skills in the social studies classroom. Many of my students do not have access to technology in their homes and rely heavily on what is offered in the classroom. Unfortunately, there is a shortage of technology in our school, and what little we have is also malfunctioning.

My students are craving more information to enhance their regular Current Events homework, Web-Quests, and history projects, which can boost them to a level competitive with students in other schools that have access to more technology.

Having this Chromebook donated to our class will offer students the opportunities to complete projects and research papers in a more polished fashion. Give these students access to the technology they will need in future careers.

Ms. Purdy
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 80 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HP Stream Laptop PC 11-y010nr (Intel Celeron N3060, 4 GB RAM, 32 GB eMMC) with Office 365 Personal for one year and HP X3000 Wireless Mouse, Blue (K5D27AA#ABL) • Amazon Business $192.76 1 $192.76

Materials cost

$192.76

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.89

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$225.65

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$39.82

Total project goal

$265.47

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$265.47

2 Donors

-$70.85

Donations toward project cost

-$60.22

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$10.63

match offer

-$194.62

Match offer toward project cost

-$165.43

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.19

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$0.00

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