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Mr. Kratzer from Shreveport LA is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

The Past Comes Alive with Today's Tech!

My students need 3 ASUS Chromebooks to complete our set of 6 and ensure each station has the same technology to enhance our study of the past.

  • $930 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The majority of my students are from low-income, economically-challenged neighborhoods across the city. Most are poor and come from broken homes or live with relatives other than their biological parents. Those who do live with their parents are latchkey kids, having both parents working. My 6th graders are 10 and 11 years old. The male/female ratio is 50/50 in my 6th grade classes. They are interested in rap music, the opposite sex, and video games. All the students speak English but are very fluent in slang.

My students are my inspiration as their expectations on life are not hindered by their socio-economic situations.

They are very optimistic about their ability to do anything imaginable. All of my students love life, especially technology. Social Studies teachers need today's technology to spark interest and encourage our students to learn from the past.

My Project

Because my students are from low income households their access to today's tech is limited or non-existent. This project to complete our Social Studies stations with 3 additional Chromebooks will enable the students to utilize the Google Suite and their emails for enhanced learning.

Today's tech will help me make the past come alive for kids who don't currently see the value.

This will make history relevant and engage our students. Technology can break down the negative stigma of history being "boring"! Please help me give these economically-challenged students the opportunity to achieve their goals and ensure they become productive citizens.

Mr. Kratzer
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Asus - 11.6'Chromebook - Intel Celeron - 4GB Memory - 16GB eMMC Flash Memory - Light gray, dark gray • Best Buy Education $229.89 3 $689.67

Materials cost

$689.67

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$60.35

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.35

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$790.37

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$139.48

Total project goal

$929.85

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$929.85

3 Donors

-$456.62

Donations toward project cost

-$388.13

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$68.49

match offer

-$473.22

Match offer toward project cost

-$402.24

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$70.98

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$0.00

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