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Mr. Collins from Memphis TN is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Taking Our School Counseling Program to the Next Level

My students need an HP Laptop with touch screen and DVD player.

  • $830 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work with an unbelievable group of students. My students love to read and enjoy our school's art-focused curriculum. We serve a high ESL population and the majority of them qualify for majority Title I.

My students come from very diverse backgrounds and live in one of the most historic neighborhoods in Memphis.

The students that I work with are in grades: kindergarten, first grade, and second grade. As a counselor, I wear a lot of hats and get to serve these students in many ways.

My Project

I plan on using this new technology to design creative and hands-on activities for students. I also plan to use it to design individual and group counseling activities for students. In addition, I plan to use it to track how well our counseling program is doing, as well as, planning and implementing parent and teacher workshops.

I have to travel from class to class daily and not having a laptop is an issue.

I like to use all types of technology to help implement lessons. Using this laptop will allow me to create lessons and take them with me as I travel.

Students will use this laptop to sign up for counseling appointments, as well as to sign into individual and group counseling sessions. They will also use it to review character education presentations and to take counseling assessments.

Goals for students include using the laptop to track how their behavior is improving throughout the school year; using the laptop to test their understanding of character education lessons; to cut down on the time it takes students to sign up for direct counseling services; and for students to share the progress they have made in the classroom with their parents. To accomplish these goals I will be using Hallways 5 Management Software for School Counselors.

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Mr. Collins
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 340 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
2018 Newest HP Touchscreen Flagship 15.6" HD Backlit Keyboard Laptop PC, 8th Gen Intel Core i5-8250U Quad-Core, 8GB DDR4, 2TB HDD + 128GB SSD, DVD, Bluetooth, 802.11ac, Media Reader, Windows 10 • Amazon Business $664.99 1 $664.99

Materials cost

$664.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.97

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$704.96

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$124.40

Total project goal

$829.36

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$829.36

6 Donors

-$573.89

Donations toward project cost

-$535.81

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.08

match offer

-$199.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$169.15

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.85

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$56.47

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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