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

Tech Me Up!

My students need new upgraded technology such as earphones and a state-of-the-art computer in order to accomplish project objectives.

  • $2,830 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students in my school attend a Title I school with a large population. The school is located in a large Hispanic area. Most families in our school community are of low socioeconomic level. The school population consists mostly of recently arrived Hispanics from Latin American countries such as Cuba, Puerto Rico, Columbia, Honduras, etc. As a result, most of my students lack proficiency of the English language. Most of the parents work hard to make ends meet, therefore most of these families lack the time and funds to provide exposure to extracurricular activities and experiences. Additionally, my students' families have been recently impacted by the effects of several hurricanes which have impacted our school communities and their counties. These hurricanes have brought much devastation to our area and their home countries. Students' families have experienced difficulties such as flooding, loss of power for extended periods of time and destruction of personal property and homes. Some families have even had to relocate, leaving many memories behind. These issues have compounded the already existing financial and emotional difficulties that my students and their families experience.

My Project

It is my goal to upgrade existing technology in our classroom. The requested computer and headphones will give my student an opportunity to engage in educational activities and programs and create multimedia projects. Our school district provides access to a multitude of online educational program for subjects across the curriculum. We presently have access to outdated computers which are very slow. It would be ideal to have an upgraded state-of-the-art computer, one that can handle multitasking without freezing available to my students.

The computer and headphones will provide students with an opportunity to be actively involved in their learning within the classroom setting rather than having to schedule time in the school's computer lab.

The requested materials will give students an opportunity to efficiently and effectively work on learning activities in a fun, interactive fashion.

It is my hope that my students are able to work in their classroom setting in an organized, structured environment and have a rare opportunity to actively engage in learning activities that will stimulate their curiosity and will quench their thirst for knowledge while staying in the classroom and using updated state-of-the-art technology.

Mrs. Cortes
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 66 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CyberPowerPC Gamer Supreme Liquid Cool SLC8820CPG - MDT - Core i7 8700K 3.7 GHz - 32 GB - 3.48 TB • Best Buy Education $2,141.30 1 $2,141.30
BeatsX Wireless In-Ear Headphones - White • Amazon Business $99.99 1 $99.99
BeatsX Wireless In-Ear Headphones - Matte Silver • Amazon Business $99.00 1 $99.00

Materials cost

$2,340.29

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$35.10

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$2,405.39

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$424.48

Total project goal

$2,829.87

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$2,829.87

1 Donor

-$2,829.87

Donations toward project cost

-$2,405.39

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$424.48

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$0.00

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