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Mrs. Figueroa from Los Angeles CA is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

To Boldly Go Where No Man Has Gone Before...

My students need a Samsung Galaxy tablet and 4 pairs of headphones to be competitive in this fast growing technological world.

  • $795 goal

This project expired on June 24, 2012.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Technology is no longer the wave of the future, but it is our PRESENT. Technology is embedded in every aspect of our lives, and our children need to achieve computer proficiency. It is necessary for students to start early, so they can boldly go where no one has gone before!

Our school is a Title I elementary school in an economically disadvantage area.

Even through our strong efforts, we have become a Program Improvement Level 4 school. Our growth has been slow and steady, but we continue to show improvement every year. The classroom consists of students in an English Only program and Structured English Immersion program.

My Project

Education is a life long process. Students need to have access to technology to open the door for new learning possibilities. Education should also meet the needs of a variety of learners. It is a requirement of the society that the students should possess technological literacy. I am requesting 1 tablet and 4 pairs of headphones. Students will be able to use the tablet and headphones to: access a variety of learning resources, work collaboratively, gain authentic and up-to-date information, have access to online libraries and other sources of information, and to use various computer software programs.

We are currently meeting the needs of our students using the California Standards in English, Math, Social Science, Art, Science, and Physical Education.

Unfortunately, because of our dire need for technology, we are not meeting the California Standards in Technology. We are also not meeting the needs of our students to be competitive in today's world. They need it for their future. Your contributions are greatly appreciated and any amount will used to change our students' lives.

Mrs. Figueroa
Grades 3-5
Nearly all 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
Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 WiFi - tablet - Android 3.1 (Honeycomb) - 16 GB - 10.1' - metallic gray • Best Buy $499.99 1 $499.99
JVC HA V570 - headphones • Best Buy $16.99 4 $67.96

Materials cost

$567.95

Vendor shipping charges

$12.00

State sales tax

$51.97

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.52

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$675.44

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$119.20

Total project goal

$794.64

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$794.64

26 Donors

-$397.32

Donations toward project cost

-$337.72

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$59.60

match offer

-$397.32

Match offer toward project cost

-$337.72

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$59.60

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$0.00

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