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Mrs. Osorio from Sun Valley CA is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Traveling Around the World Without a Passport!

My students need a Google Pixelbook, a cover, and a USB Hub to go on a Virtual Reality around the world.

  • $1,438 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have 29 wonderful 5th-grade students, which include special education students, magnet students, English Language Learners, and intervention students. They are very enthusiastic about learning and are always eager to explore new things. They love coming to school every day, and always have a big smile on their faces, despite the socioeconomic hardships they endure in the community in which they live. They attend a school in California, in a low-income neighborhood. The school is both a regular and highly gifted/magnet institution. However, my students are part of the regular school and do not have access to the materials and enrichment activities that the magnet students have.

My Project

After reading Ms. Abell's project "Around the World in 180 Days", I was inspired to write a Virtual Reality Project for my students. Like Ms. Abell, I would also like my students to travel to amazing places and discover the world beyond their classroom. One way to achieve this is through the use of Virtual Reality. Although some might say that Virtual Reality is limited because students only experience the sights and sounds of faraway places, it is still the best way that they can experience places that otherwise would not be possible due to budget, time, and distance constraints. We will use the computer to access applications, such as Google Expeditions, Nearpod, and Google Arts and Culture that will allow my students to visit museums, space centers, historic places, etc... the learning experience can extend beyond the classroom. The cover will be used to keep the computer safe and clean. The USB Hub and HDMI cable will be used to connect the computer to the TV so that the entire class can watch the virtual tours. Thus ensuring that all students can immerse fully in the VR experience. The Virtual Reality experience will help my students become more engaged in science, art and history as the content in these subjects can be difficult to understand. Having a 3D representation of what we're learning in class will ensure that my students grasp the concepts more easily.

I am certain that my students will benefit greatly from the experiences through Virtual Reality to enhance their learning, especially in science, technology, math, art, and history and it will open their classroom to new horizons.

Your financial support will help make a huge difference in my students by catapulting their learning to a different level. Thank you in advance for your support.

Mrs. Osorio
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 29 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Google Pixelbook (i5, 8 GB RAM, 128GB) + Google Pixelbook Pen • Amazon Business $999.00 1 $999.00
USB C Hub,IVYOCK USB-C Adapter Multi-ports with Type C Charging Port,4K HDMI VGA,SD/Micro SD Card Reader,3 USB 3.0 Ports for MacBook pro iMac,Pixelbook,Yoga,Dell XPS and other Type C Devices - Silver • Amazon Business $47.99 1 $47.99
Google Pixelbook Case,Mama Mouth PU Leather Folio Carring Cover for 12.3" Google Pixelbook (12.3 Inch HD IPS Touch) 2in1 Laptop,Black • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
HDMI Cable 10 FT (4K UHD HDMI 2.0 Ready) - Braided Cord - Ultra High Speed 18Gbps - Gold Plated Connectors - Ethernet & Audio Return - Video 4K 2160p HD 1080p 3D - Xbox PlayStation PS3 PS4 PC Apple TV • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99

Materials cost

$1,076.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$98.54

3rd party payment processing fee

$16.15

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,221.66

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$215.59

Total project goal

$1,437.25

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,437.25

48 Donors

-$706.80

Donations toward project cost

-$620.88

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$85.92

Matching donations from our partners

-$706.80

Match offers toward project cost

-$600.78

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$106.02

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$23.65

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$0.00

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