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  • $545 goal

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Mr. Hutchinson
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 6 donors
  • $0 still needed

Student Run Enterprise

My students need a portable tablet to help run their Student Run Enterprises.

My Students

Learning job skills and job ready skills (soft skills) is a large portion of what my students are doing everyday. My students year long goal is to increase their own level of independence, in all areas of life, and this project will help increase their independence in a job setting.

My students are great kids and young adults at the same time.

The students in my class are all ILS/ED. ILS/ED defined; ILS=Independent Living Skills, students in an ILS class have an Intellectual Disability formerly known as Mentally Retarded. ED=Emotionally Disturbed, these student require a lot of support to help regulate emotions and the resulting behaviors. This class is a new creation this school year. This class pulls students from other ILS and ED classes that had both diagnoses, but had to go into either program.

My Project

This tablet will allow my students to do many things, the main focus will be to incorporate the device in our student run enterprises. My students make and sell several different items. This device will allow my students to keep track of their own accounts, money available, money made, compare prices while shopping, and they would be able to do all of this while out in the community, away from the classroom.

This project will be a great tool for getting students engaged in their own student run business.

It will create a sense of purpose behind the student run enterprises that they are currently working on, and ones they will develop in the future. This project will allow my students to see the results of their own endeavors as it happens out of the classroom.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Microsoft - Surface with 64GB Memory • Best Buy for Business $379.99 1 $379.99

Materials cost

$379.99

Vendor shipping charges

$12.00

State sales tax

$34.77

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.70

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$462.46

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$81.61

Total project goal

$544.07

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$544.07

4 Donors

-$300.00

Donations toward project cost

-$255.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.00

Matching donations from our partners

-$244.07

Match offers toward project cost

-$207.46

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.61

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 10 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Disney and 5 other donors.

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