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Mrs. Choronenko from Tampa FL is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Teaching With Technology

Help me give my students an Apple Macbook Pro to support educational enrichment and remediation, as well as academic programs to enhance student learning and success.

  • $3,475 goal

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My Students

My amazing second-grade students are creative thinkers who are curious and love to explore the world around them. I teach students with extremely diverse backgrounds, cultures, languages, and abilities. Sixty-three percent of my students come from faraway places such as India, Mexico, Dominica, and the Congo. They speak foreign languages such as Spanish, French, Tamil, Telugu, Korean, Urdu, Chinese and more. Forty-seven percent of our students are on free or reduced-price lunch. They learn best when they are actively engaged with hands-on activities. They are kind and come together to help each other as a classroom family.

My students will be more engaged in their learning and thrive with these wonderful materials!

I would describe my classroom as engaging, supportive, rigorous, and full of love. I have a strong passion for teaching. I provide my students with a motivational and caring classroom community that is conducive to learning. I teach all subjects in a general education classroom. My students learning styles and abilities require reteaching, and enrichment in all subjects. The resources that I am requesting will really draw my students into their learning environment.

My Project

Having technology is an important part of learning in the classroom and will help prepare students for their future! An Apple MacBook Pro in my classroom will allow my students to increase their academic skills in all subject areas. Students can do math and reading lessons and tests for I-Ready, My-On (a wonderful library of digital books), Starfall, keyboarding, power points, research and more. The students will also have access to Google to perform activities online rather than the standard pen and paper. They can be engaged in learning individually or collaborate with partners. We can use it to create our classroom yearbook. This technology also offers an added incentive for students to spend time learning on the laptop when they have finished with their classroom work. I can teach lessons using this technology with power points.

Technology provides diverse methods to meet differentiated instruction and experiences to target individual special needs and ensure success in education.

Today's students are the leaders of tomorrow who will help us solve problems that we will all face. Giving students the means to practice in the classroom will enable them to succeed in the future. I have many students who do not have access to technology at home. With your support, we can improve so many children's academic skills. Thank you for considering my classroom project.

Mrs. Choronenko
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple - MacBook Pro - 15'Display with Touch Bar - Intel Core i7 - 16GB Memory - AMD Radeon Pro 560X - 512GB SSD (Latest Model) - Silver • Best Buy Education $2,799.99 1 $2,799.99
Apple - Magic Mouse 2 - Silver • Best Buy Education $79.99 1 $79.99

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