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Mr. Thomas from Elizabeth NJ is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Translator for the Teacher!

Help me give my students some much needed flash drives and help give the teacher a much need pocket translator. Many of my parents speak Spanish I need something to help me communicate with them.

  • $306 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are mostly black and Hispanic in the inner city setting. They are great kids. Their reading levels vary but can be on the lower end. Our school is old (100 years old), but it has a lot of character. Unfortunately, some of that character is breaking down.

The students are good workers and have a wide eye towards technology since they don't have a lot of it at home.

By having special technology at school it gives them an extra reason to come to school to learn.

My Project

I desperately need help with communicating with some of my kid's parents and/or guardians. There have been numerous (I can't even count) times where a parent has come to the school and I have been unable to communicate with them because they speak Spanish and I only speak English. I can't even give them basic directions. A pocket translator would be such a great gift to me and the classroom.

My students are also in need of Flash Drives to store their work from the computer lab.

Many times they have projects that I want to transfer to the teacher's computer so we can share with the entire class.

Mr. Thomas
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TT Easy Trans Smart Language Translator Device Electronic Pocket Voice Bluetooth 52 Languages for Learning Travel Shopping Business White • Amazon Business $99.99 1 $99.99
Corsair 128 GB USB 3.0 Flash Voyager Flash Drive • Amazon Business $32.00 2 $64.00
Corsair 64 GB USB 3.0 Flash Voyager Flash Drive • Amazon Business $21.23 2 $42.46
Tribe, Star Wars, 32GB USB Flash Drive, 2.0 Memory Stick Keychain • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99

Materials cost

$226.44

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.40

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$259.84

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$45.85

Total project goal

$305.69

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$305.69

3 Donors

-$305.69

Donations toward project cost

-$259.84

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.85

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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