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Mrs. Ridenour from Clayton CA is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Using Chromebooks to Put the T in STEAM

My students need Chromebooks to support our math and science curriculum.

  • $1,321 goal

This project expired on December 31, 2016.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am fortunate to teach 6th grade math and science. I love that I get to intertwine these subjects that so clearly rely on one another. I have about 105 students throughout the day that come from various economic situations and backgrounds. Our students come from about 5 or 6 different elementary schools from our enormous district.

While most students live in the community where our school is located, many other students take buses in early each morning to get to school on time.

I have three core classes throughout the day. One of these core class is a collaboration class with students that have IEPs or other special needs. I have another teacher or aide in my class during these periods to assist these students and their varying needs.

My Project

As we move to incorporate more STEM experiences into our regular curriculum, we need to have technology at my students' fingertips so that they can jump in whenever they need. Our school currently has several Chromebook carts to share among classrooms, but this is often very limiting to our needs. Even when we have a cart checked out, they only hold 32 computers, and my classes have up to 37 students. Getting these extra 5 Chromebooks means that all of my students will have access to the technology necessary to succeed in our math and science classroom. When we don't have a cart checked out, it would be great to have a few Chromebooks on hand for students to do impromptu research or work on projects and coding.

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This project will reach 105 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Acer Chromebook CB3-131-C3SZ 11.6-Inch Laptop (Intel Celeron N2840 Dual-Core Processor,2 GB RAM,16 GB Solid State Drive,Chrome), White • Amazon Business $178.98 3 $536.94
Acer Chromebook CB3-131-C3SZ 11.6-Inch Laptop (Intel Celeron N2840 Dual-Core Processor,2 GB RAM,16 GB Solid State Drive,Chrome), White • Amazon Business $149.99 3 $449.97

Materials cost

$986.91

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$90.30

3rd party payment processing fee

$14.80

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,122.01

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$198.00

Total project goal

$1,320.01

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,320.01

1 Donor

-$1,320.01

Donations toward project cost

-$1,122.01

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$198.00

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$0.00

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