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Ms. Simonti from Worcester MA is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Technology in the Science Classroom

My students need Chromebooks in the classroom for online access.

  • $936 goal

This project expired on July 28, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students attend an inner city school whose student body is diverse, both academically and socioeconomically. My classes have high percentages of both English Language Learners and Special Education students.

As technology becomes more and more prevalent in education, the achievement gap will increase for those who lack access.

For many of my students, science poses difficulty because of their ongoing language acquisition. For many more, language is not the issue; they struggle instead with reading deficits, processing issues, and lack of recall. Technology has programs that will help to reduce the existing deficits and increase language acquisition.

My Project

These Chrome Books will be used in various ways by my students. Students will learn how to access various programs including email, grading programs, online books, online simulations, audio books, online translators, content specific videos, and more.

Our students are growing up in a highly technological society and part of my job is to help them navigate this new world.

I want them to utilize the internet in positive and enriching ways. My students will also learn to decipher credible sources and appropriate use of the internet. Additionally, access to this technology will allow them to take ownership of their own learning, whether it is in school or at their homes.

Ms. Simonti
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 75 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dell Chromebook 11 3180 11.6" Chromebook, Intel Celeron N3060, 16GB SSD, 4GB, Chrome OS, Intel HD 400 • Staples Advantage $225.42 3 $676.26
Google Chrome Management Console License • CDW-G $26.00 3 $78.00

Materials cost

$754.26

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.31

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$795.57

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$140.39

Total project goal

$935.96

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$935.96

6 Donors

-$835.96

Donations toward project cost

-$710.57

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$125.39

match offer

-$100.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$85.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.00

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$0.00

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