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Ms. MacDonald from San Jose CA is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

The First Mouse Trap Worked Trying for a Second One!

My students need a Chromebook to be successful in today’s educational system!

  • $266 goal

This project expired on July 15, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are the most curious, intrigued, entry level programmer type students that you will ever meet. They come to school smiling, ready to take on the challenges of the day. They have to work hard. Many of them are second language learners. All of my students qualify for free breakfast and lunch and once a month, Second Harvest brings my children nourishing fruits and vegetables. Life is not easy for them, but nothing is going to stop them from learning and being the best they can be.

My Project

We have a project that we got funded called MOUSE. The program teaches students how to become as we say in polite terms the GEEK SQUAD. IT. However this Geek Squad is poor and using laptops from 2004 that the teachers used for teaching.

Technology changes and well in some of the projects we have for mouse the computers really don't like the work out.

Hence the title The Mouse is in a Trap. The trap being the old computers that won't work with the entire program.

My students need a Chromebook to be successful in today’s educational system! With a Chromebook, my students will use it for Mouse and our district's i-Ready program to practice reading, math and programming during workshop time. This is a time during the day when I can work with students on their specific needs or gaps in their education. My students are at many different levels. Some of them are working on reading comprehension while others are working on math skills.

Please won't you find it in your heart to help us get the Mouse out of the trap and let it run!

Ms. MacDonald
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 350 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Acer NX.G85AA.003 Chromebook 11.6" denim white CB3-131-C3KD Intel Celeron, 2GB, 16GB SSD • Amazon Business $177.08 1 $177.08

Materials cost

$177.08

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$16.20

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.66

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$225.94

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$39.87

Total project goal

$265.81

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$265.81

1 Donor

-$132.89

Donations toward project cost

-$112.96

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.93

match offer

-$132.92

Match offer toward project cost

-$112.98

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.94

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$0.00

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