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Mrs. Tweed from Madisonville TN is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Terrific Trio - Reading / Technology / Environment

My students need a computer and mouse to access the Internet and to complete required skills practice.

  • $409 goal

This project expired on May 15, 2012.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The more excited you are about a task, the more likely you will complete it and do well with it! That is why I want my students to be excited to access the Internet with this laptop computer.

We live in a high poverty area with more than 67% of my students receiving free or reduced meals at school.

Their parents are proud and hardworking, but in this difficult economic time, many are unable to provide technology access at home. The students I work with are already identified as being behind on skills in reading and / or math. Five assistants and I work in small groups to bridge that gap for our students.

My Project

Having this computer will allow my students greater access to the Internet and the programs that are available for skills practice. My students get very excited when they get to use the small laptops, but have to wait a long time for turns. Having this will allow more students time to practice each day. We will also use it for researching topics of interest such as environmental issues, current events, and others.

We will use this computer to complete required skills practice as well as researching topics of interest.

We practice researching environmental issues, current events, and many other topics that students express interest in learning about.

Mrs. Tweed
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 120 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Microsoft Wireless Mobile Mouse 4000 • CDW Inc. $35.54 1 $35.54
Acer Aspire ONE D257-1471 - Atom N570 1.66 GHz - 10.1' TFT • Best Buy $256.99 1 $256.99

Materials cost

$292.53

Vendor shipping charges

$15.55

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.39

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$347.47

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$61.32

Total project goal

$408.79

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$408.79

2 Donors

-$285.00

Donations toward project cost

-$285.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Matching donations from our partners

-$73.49

Match offers toward project cost

-$62.47

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.02

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$50.29

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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