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Ms. Gomez from Hialeah FL is requesting professional development through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Professional development

Technology Needed

I need a laptop to collect data and enhance my teaching skills.

  • $315 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach at a Title I school, meaning the majority of the students receive free or reduced-price lunch. I am currently teaching the ELL students from 2nd to 5th grade. The majority of my students are immigrants. They come to school each day ready to try new things and grow both academically and personally.

The method and environment in which they learn best vary greatly.

We do our very best to incorporate a variety of different learning strategies and learning options to ensure that each of the student's needs is being met.

My Project

This laptop will be a powerful tool that will enhance not only my craft as a teacher but my students as well. I will use this laptop as a tool to prepare myself with the technological demands of Common Core and prepare me to the 21st century. I will create PowerPoint slide shows and graphic organizers of content-based learning to improve my craft as a teacher and support the Common Core State Standards of Technology. I will also be able to acquire new teaching strategies through online professional development of the Common Core State Standards and STEM planning. I need to have access to enchanted learning, the education center, FamilyEducation, and Scholastic. I also will use it when I attend live professional development to increase my knowledge of technology.

Technology is not just a tool, It can give learners a voice that they may not have had before.

I will be able to incorporate content-based lessons to support technology and provide visual media to my students. The donation of this laptop will prepare me for the technology demands of the 21st century and professional growth for the Teaching and Learning Frameworks.

Ms. Gomez
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HP - Stream 14'Laptop - AMD A4-Series - 4GB Memory - AMD Radeon R3 - 64GB eMMC Flash Memory - Royal Blue, Frosted Blue • Best Buy Education $233.54 1 $233.54

Materials cost

$233.54

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$267.04

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$47.12

Total project goal

$314.16

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$314.16

1 Donor

-$133.52

Donations toward project cost

-$133.52

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$157.08

Match offer toward project cost

-$133.52

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.56

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$23.56

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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