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Ms. Wright from Danbury CT is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Technology is Key to Unlocking the Past

Help me give my students a digital classroom by providing them with a new Google Chromebook!

  • $285 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach in an urban public school with over 1000 students. The students in our school come from very diverse backgrounds and cultures. There are over 15 different languages spoken in the homes of our students including Spanish, Portuguese, and Chinese. Over 60% of our students’ homes do not speak English as their primary language and over 25% of our student population receives ESL services.

Our middle school is classified as a Title I school and all of our students are receive free lunch.

Our school is part of the District Reference Group "H," which is the second-lowest socioeconomic level a school can be placed in. Despite these many barriers my students strive for academic excellence. Our school community embraces our unique diversity and encourages students to reach their maximum learning potential.

My Project

In our Social Studies class, we study ancient civilizations using both primary and secondary sources. Students participate in historical investigations which require them to analyze historical evidence to support an argumentative position. Students will use these Chromebooks to find and analyze primary/secondary sources on the Internet and will also be able to access information that I post on our Google Classroom.

This Google Chromebooks will provide more students with an opportunity to investigate historical topics using technology.

Our classroom will become more efficient, collaborative, and technological with the addition of these Chromebooks. The Chromebooks will be used daily by my students and will become a vital resource in our classroom. Students really enjoy using technology in the classroom and new Chromebooks will help to keep my students engaged in historical topics. My goal is to create a digital classroom where a Chromebook is available to each and every student every single day.

Ms. Wright
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 104 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dell Chromebook-Inspiron 11.6'-Intel Celeron-4GB-32GB-Blk & Google Chrome Edu License • Best Buy Education $209.00 1 $209.00

Materials cost

$209.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.14

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$242.14

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$42.73

Total project goal

$284.87

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$284.87

1 Donor

-$0.00

Donations toward project cost

-$0.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

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$284.87

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