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Ms. Hernandez from El Paso TX is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

THink Outside the Book

Help me give my students a Macbook Pro so that we can have a working classroom laptop.

  • $1,588 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are the best! I teach a fantastic group of second graders who are the sweetest kids and are eager to learn.

100% of students on my campus receive free breakfast and lunch.

Our school is a Title I school located in a very low socioeconomic area. Most of our students live in poverty, with other family members, or with only one parent. Even though these students live under such circumstances, they still manage to have a positive attitude and are very optimistic about school and learning.

My Project

My students need a MacBook Pro for lessons that will not freeze on them during a video or entertaining activity involving technology. My students would be able to connect this Apple laptop to our projector and will be able to watch educational videos or access our digital books in order to make lessons more engaging. My students could also use interactive SMART board lessons and interactive websites without the computer freezing mid-activity. It would be an exciting change to be able to add fun and engaging content to my lessons. The addition of this technology will increase student engagement, learning and interest in the lessons. I have already envisioned this change and feel that my students would greatly benefit from the aid.

Students will be able to view videos that support the taught content during the core lesson.

After the students break up into smaller groups for center activities, they will be able to use the laptop alongside the SMART board with interactive reading games. I am excited to show my students a more engaging and interactive approach to reading!

Ms. Hernandez
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple - MacBook Pro - 13'Display - Intel Core i5 - 8 GB Memory - 128GB Flash Storage - Space Gray • Best Buy Education $1,299.99 1 $1,299.99

Materials cost

$1,299.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$19.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,349.49

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$238.15

Total project goal

$1,587.64

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,587.64

1 Donor

-$793.82

Donations toward project cost

-$674.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$119.07

match offer

-$793.81

Match offer toward project cost

-$674.74

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$119.07

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$0.00

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