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  • $546 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mr. Lefkowitz
Grades 6-8
  • 2 donors
  • $0 still needed

Ten Hut! Battle At Attention Ridge

My students need a wireless tablet in order to be able to access the one computer from their seats.

My Students

It's "The Battle for Attention Hill" and I'm outnumbered 35:1 and the students have the upper hand! With the help of some heavy artillery, I can win the battle and capture the student's attention. The tablet enables me to level the playing field and engage more students in the lesson.

My students are a diverse group of tweeners currently taking a yearlong 7th grade life science class.

I currently have about 160 students. The school they attend is a public institution of thirteen hundred students located in Castro Valley, California.

My Project

It truly is a constant battle to capture a middle schooler's attention and engage them in the lesson at hand. I currently have a computer and a projector but am tethered to the front of the classroom by the position of the computer. The tablet frees me to be able to roam the room while sharing the lesson. It also enables the students to interact via the wireless tablet with the one computer.

The best laid lesson plans amount to nothing if the students are not actively engaged.

This tablet enables me to roam the classroom during the lesson and also have the students use the tablet to become an active participant in the lesson.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Elmo CRA 1 Wireless Tablet • CDW Inc. $355.51 1 $355.51

Materials cost

$355.51

Vendor shipping charges

$35.55

State sales tax

$32.53

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.33

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$463.92

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$81.87

Total project goal

$545.79

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$545.79

1 Donor

-$45.81

Donations toward project cost

-$45.81

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$491.89

Match offer toward project cost

-$418.11

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$73.78

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.08

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 160 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Chevron and one other donor.

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