You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »
Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 
See this teacher's page

Ms. Wong from Los Angeles CA is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Technology in Our Classroom

Help me give my students a laptop to learn and bring STEM concepts to life in the classroom.

  • $507 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have been a special education teacher in a diverse and urban school community for five years. I just started my third year as a resource specialist teacher. What makes my classroom special is that my students are always provided with equal learning opportunities and I never allow my students to give up on themselves. I always push my students to do well and encourage them to keep trying their best no matter how many tries it takes them. My students are absolutely dedicated and passionate about learning in the special education setting.

I want to teach my students to change their mindsets from "I can't" to "I can".

Throughout the few years that I've been teaching, I have met all sorts of students who have all helped me grow to become the teacher that I am today and I thank them every day for that. I have learned that different students learn in different ways and my students learn to adapt their learning styles so that they can continue learning new things. Then they can have the most valuable and versatile learning experience in my classroom.

My Project

My students are very receptive and learn more effectively with technology. I want to increase their passion to learn by teaching them how to use technology to learn important STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) that goes beyond the typical reading the textbook method. This Dell Inspiron laptop will give my students hands-on technology experiences so that they learn beyond just reading just the textbook. By encouraging our students to learn using technological skills, I'll keep my students engaged. They'll be motivated to see their most creative ideas come to life through technology and digital communication.

Visual Learning through technology gives students hands-on access to information outside the classroom and lets them visual see and learn different methods of learning.

Our classroom needs a laptop because we are unable to give every student their own to use. Five students have to share one laptop and that limits their time with the laptop per student and cuts into their learning. This hinders their ability to access the curriculum also. Student will be using Code.org and Engineering, Go for It! (eGFI) software to conduct STEM based experiments without the mess and make as many experiment as they want while learning STEM skills. My student struggle with math concepts and so they can use the Khan Academy on the laptop where instructions can be visually shown and repeated as many times as they need to help them learn the new math concepts they learn. That's why I hope to have another laptop in the classroom so that more students have access to technology so that they all have equal time and opportunity to learn.

Read More
Ms. Wong
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Ms. Wong is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HP 15.6" HD 2019 New Touch-Screen Laptop Notebook Computer, Intel Pentium Quad-Core N5000 (up to 2.7 GHz), 8GB DDR4, 1TB HDD, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, HDMI, Webcam, Win 10 • Amazon Business $362.00 1 $362.00

Materials cost

$362.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$33.12

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.43

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$430.55

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$75.98

Total project goal

$506.53

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$506.53

5 Donors

-$417.74

Donations toward project cost

-$388.05

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.69

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$38.79

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Los Angeles","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[4788369],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"CA","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":2,"name":"Elementary School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"merchant.com.donorschoose1.prod","proposalId":4708447,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/technology-in-our-classroom/4708447/","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":20,"teacherScreenName":"Ms. Wong","authorIds":{"4788369":{"owner":"Ms. Wong","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[4708447],"proposalHash":"1585039651","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/orig/tp4788369_orig.jpg?crop=1:1,smart&width=136&height=136&auto=webp&t=1574196022234","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":21002602,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NTY2NjE5MA==","NzExMDU4Ng==","MzkzMDI=","NzExMDA4Mg==","Njc4NzkyNg==","NDc4ODM2OQ=="],"teacherId":4788369,"schoolCounty":"Los Angeles","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"CA","name":"California"}}