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Ms. Timmons from Camden NJ is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Technology Shortage!

My students need Samsung Chromebooks to use in the classroom to aid in research for STEAM projects.

  • $756 goal

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My Students

These live in one of the most impoverished cities in the state of New Jersey and come to school every single day with dreams and hopes for a better future. They are excited and enthusiastic about learning despite knowing they are behind in their education (which is no fault of their own.) Students have difficulty with language; they live in less than perfect situations at home and come to school hungry. Many are socially placed because of their age despite not having the proper grade level education.

My Project

These live in one of the most impoverished cities in the state of New Jersey and come to school every single day with dreams and hopes for a better future. They are excited and enthusiastic about learning despite knowing they are behind in their education (which is no fault of their own.) Students have difficulty with language; they live in less than perfect situations at home and come to school hungry. Many are socially placed because of their age despite not having the proper grade level education.

My students need chrome books to incorporate 21st century technology into their history instruction.

Technological literacy is essential if our students are to be competitive in a 21st century global economy. As a result of this, integrating technology into classroom instruction should be one of the top priorities of any good educator. Access to technology would allow students to be active participants in the learning process rather than passive recipients of information, which would ensure they develop a better depth of knowledge of the concepts they are learning. It also allows for differentiation not only on the basis of academic levels, but for interests, as well.

My students need chrome books to help them gain the skills that will enable them to compete in a 21st century global economy.

Using the printer along with computer technology in a collaborative learning environment for researching, writing and mathematical application skills, rather than just simple drills and practice, helps foster student creativity, collaboration, and communication. The use of technology in the classroom allows instruction to be highly customizeable; students can work independently or collaboratively as active participants in the educational process.

Ms. Timmons
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Samsung Chromebook 3, 11.6", 4GB RAM, 16GB eMMC, Chromebook (XE500C13-K04US) • Amazon Business $201.01 3 $603.03

Materials cost

$603.03

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.05

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$642.08

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$113.31

Total project goal

$755.39

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$755.39

1 Donor

-$503.59

Donations toward project cost

-$428.05

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$75.54

match offer

-$251.80

Match offer toward project cost

-$214.03

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.77

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$0.00

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