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Mr. Holbrook from El Centro CA is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Tables & Graphs & Diagrams... Oh my!

My students need 1300 blank DVD-Rs and 5 sets of dry erase markers.

  • $1,165 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Our students need better computer skills. I teach Introduction to Computers at a school with severely economically disadvantaged youth. Currently, our region has one of the highest unemployment rates in the nation.

Students need more computer skills that they can apply to their higher education in college and/or work. I'm currently trying to teach our students how to use tables, graphs and diagrams correctly and how to infuse these items into coherent documents that are easily understood by those who view them. Teaching students how to use and understand diagrams, graphs, and tables is essential in a world that constantly represents important data in visual form.

In order to do this project we need the following: color dry erase markers for my instruction on the white boards and DVD-R discs for data storage.

By giving to this project, you will create for me the opportunity to not only help my current students with this project, but to help all my future students with similar projects as well. You could literally have an impact on hundreds to thousands of students over a 3 year period. I have close to 40 students per class and teach 5 classes a day. Each semester I get new students. So, as you can see in just one school year, you could impact close to 400 students. Three years from now we'll be talking about over a thousand students. Please help me shape the future of this nation by giving these students the quality education and resources they need.

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

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This project will reach 400 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
MEMOREX DVD-R 4.7GB 100PK SPINDLE 16X -- Memorex DVD-R; 16x, 100-Pack Spindle • Quill $53.99 13 $701.87
EXPO LOW ODOR DRY ERASE MARKERS 16 COLOR SET -- Expo Low-Odor Dry-Erase Markers; Chisel Tip, 16-Color Set • Quill $18.89 5 $94.45

Materials cost

$796.32

Vendor shipping charges

$79.63

State sales tax

$57.73

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.94

Fulfillment labor & materials

$9.00

Total project cost

$954.62

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$209.55

Total project goal

$1,164.17

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,164.17

3 Donors

-$560.14

Donations toward project cost

-$477.31

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$82.83

match offer

-$582.09

Match offer toward project cost

-$477.31

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$104.78

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$21.95

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$0.00

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