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 »
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

Mrs. Galvan from Mission TX is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Technology to Unlock Student Potential

Help me give my students 2 Chromebooks to take them beyond the walls of our classroom in order to unlock their academic potential!

  • $529 goal

This project expired on April 11, 2020.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Today's classrooms are made up of very diverse learners. My middle school classroom is no exception.

Just minutes away from the border of Mexico in deep South Texas, our school has a very large limited English population.

Because of our school's proximity to the border, our school demographics include several linguistic challenges as families make their homes in our community in order to work in the maquiladoras (factories in Mexico) located just across the border.

My 8th grade ELA classroom includes students who are advanced learners, English Language Learners (or ELLs) and Inclusion students (or students who fall under the special education spectrum). Our needs are vast, and every unique student requires differentiated instruction.

My Project

Through generous donations and the help of Donors Choose my classroom received three Chromebooks this Fall! Please visit my previous project "Unlocking Student Potential with Technology" to see how my classroom was enhanced with the donation of just three Chromebooks! My goal now is to add two more in order to create a technology-driven literacy work station. Academic work stations are a tried and true way to engage students and differentiate their learning. Work stations are designated to provide students with the instructional materials needed to explore, practice, and expand their learning. Technology can provide a powerful tool for "unlocking" student Potential With Technology!

Technology is the key that opens a window to the world and unlocks learning not possible with traditional pen and pencil methods.

Google and Google Suite make it possible for students to integrate technology into every day learning. Funding this project will allow my students to use Google Classroom, and Google Suite (Docs, Slides, and Draw) in order to interact, collaborate, communicate, and research as they learn in meaningful ways.

By providing us with Chromebooks, you will allow me to use technology in a literacy work station where students can develop skills, research, and interact with rigorous content. With just a few more Chromebooks in our classroom, students will be empowered to do so. You have the opportunity to unlock the academic potential of these middle school students by providing them with the tools to receive targeted, individualized learning. They just need the key.

Mrs. Galvan
Grades 6-8
More than half of 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

7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 65 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 Mrs. Galvan is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Lenovo 100e Chromebook MTK8173C 11 6 4GB RAM 32GB Chrome OS • CDW-G $206.54 2 $413.08

Materials cost


Vendor shipping charges


State sales tax


3rd party payment processing fee


Fulfillment labor & materials


Total project cost


Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Total project goal


How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal


6 Donors


Donations toward project cost


Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


match offer


Match offer toward project cost


Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Excluded support for DonorsChoose


Still needed View calculationHide calculation


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

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Mission","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[4233768],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"TX","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":3,"name":"Middle School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"","proposalId":4664293,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":65,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Galvan","authorIds":{"4233768":{"owner":"Mrs. Galvan","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[4664293],"proposalHash":"848444721","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":20901019,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NzAwMTU2OA==","NDIzMzc2OA==","NDE5NzAxNw==","NDYyMDM2MA==","Njk2ODkyMg==","NjM5ODkyNg==","Njk2NDM4OQ=="],"teacherId":4233768,"schoolCounty":"Hidalgo","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"TX","name":"Texas"}}