You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

  • $1,001 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Betancourt
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 1 donor
  • $0 still needed

The Smart Getting Smarter!

My students need an interactive smartboard to help make math come to life.

My Students

Drills, drills, drills! Math can be a challenge for many students and an interactive white board can spark an interest.

The special education students come from a background where education is not considered a priority.

This makes it difficult to place an emphasis on academics. The students are predominately indigenous and most are on free and reduced lunch. They have the potential to achieve greatness with the right kind of motivation. For many of the students, math is the least favorite subject.

My Project

Having a smart board would help math come to life. I would be able to use imagery to reinforce many complex concepts. I can demonstrate a variety of ways that math could be used in everyday life. This would especially be useful for the kinesthetic leaners: The students participate in tactical learning. It would facilitate their learning therefore increasing their knowledge. My specific special education students have very short attention spans; Any type of learning activities that involve moving and interaction makes for a positive learning experience. As they prepare for graduation, math will become part of their daily lives. An interactive white board will allow them to gain the skills needed so they can accomplish their goals.

An interactive white board would provide enrichment opportunities for the students that may not otherwise be possible.

It would also make it possible for the students make tremendous academic gains by providing a learning experience that makes learning fun.

Read More

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Hitachi LINK-EZ 2 PEN STARBOARD LINK EZ 2 PEN INTERACTIVE UNIT • Amazon $775.00 1 $775.00

Materials cost


Vendor shipping charges


State sales tax


3rd party payment processing fee


Fulfillment labor & materials


Total project cost


Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Total project goal


How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal


1 Donor


Donations toward project cost


Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Still needed View calculationHide calculation


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

View complete list Show less

1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 55 students.

Project Activity

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo
{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Waianae","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[1449421],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"HI","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":4,"name":"High School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"","proposalId":1106273,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":55,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Betancourt","authorIds":{"1449421":{"owner":"Mrs. Betancourt","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[1106273],"proposalHash":"-1902130271","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"","teacherHasProfilePhoto":false,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":285410,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["MTk1MDMzNA=="],"teacherId":1449421,"schoolCounty":"Honolulu","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"HI","name":"Hawaii"}}