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Mrs. Hampton from Atlanta GA is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Test Prep

My students need a classroom computer to access test prep websites in order to prepare for the Georgia Milestones Test.

  • $1,871 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Despite the struggles they face day to day, my students with special needs are amazing in every way. My first and second graders live in a low socioeconomic area and attend a Title I school, at which 100% of the students receive free or reduced priced breakfast and lunch. Every day they walk through their neighborhoods full of gun violence and gangs and then, they are expected to sit still, be quiet, open up a book and learn something new. Unfortunately they are not always focused on the task at hand. Well, it's time to shift the traditional 20th century learning towards the 21st century interdisciplinary learning to get them more engaged.

My students are ready to become innovative thinkers.

But how can they achieve this when they are unfocused. There are some students in my class who have difficulty sitting still and keeping their attention on instruction because they are thinking about his or her home life. Coming to school with a focused mind, is just the beginning to a productive day and great education.

My Project

Imagine student being prepared to test for Mathematics and Science. This project will give my students the chance to make connections with Math and Science while preparing for the Georgia Milestones testing. They need a classroom computer to access test prep websites given by the GA Department of Education.

Paper and pencil tests are becoming obsolete.

In my district, the Georgia Milestones Testing are administered completely online. My students need to prepare for testing all year. My students with disabilities need to begin learning how to type on a keyboard. They need to learn how to read passages on a website in order to select the correct answer choice. With this classroom laptop, my students will be able to have access to technology throughout the day.

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

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This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Microsoft Surface Laptop (Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 256GB) - Platinum • Amazon Business $1,179.00 1 $1,179.00
Asurion B2B 3 Year Laptop Accident Protection Plan ($1000 - $1249.99) • Amazon Business $259.99 1 $259.99

Materials cost

$1,438.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$99.29

3rd party payment processing fee

$21.58

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,589.86

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$280.56

Total project goal

$1,870.42

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,870.42

2 Donors

-$924.42

Donations toward project cost

-$889.11

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.31

match offer

-$824.41

Match offer toward project cost

-$700.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$123.66

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$121.59

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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