You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

See this teacher's page

Ms. M. from Leland NC is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Visiting Ancient Civilizations With Modern Technology

Help me give my students Chromebooks to let them travel back in time and go around the world from the comfort of the classroom.

  • $614 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students attend school in a very diverse area. We are a semi-rural county but are just minutes from a city. Seventy-five percent of our students are receiving free or reduced-price lunch, but we also have some middle class families.

Many students face hardships due to their socioeconomic status and are struggling with academic and social issues.

We are one of the most ethnically diverse schools in Brunswick County. We are a high priority school and our students struggle with standardized testing.

Our teachers are committed to trying many different strategies to help students learn. One problem we face is lack of motivation. It is difficult for students to concentrate on school when there is so much more going on in their lives. We believe that with hard work and creative strategies, we can motivate students so every child can be successful!

My Project

My students are learning about Ancient Civilizations. I am asking for Chromebooks to allow them to research and see for themselves what these civilizations offered.

The biggest hurdle I face with my students is lack of motivation.

Chromebooks are one of the best ways to get children interested in the topics we are studying. Ancient Egypt, India, Mesopotamia, China, Greece and Rome come to life when children can see vivid pictures and videos, as well as research stories about these civilizations. From King Tut''s tomb to Mount Olympus, kids' interest is piqued.

Chromebooks are so versatile in what they allow children to do. They can make up their own Quizlet games, Use Flipgrid to summarize their learning, and collaborate on a Google doc just to name a few. Our school is rich in curriculum, but our technology does not meet the needs of our population which keeps growing. I am sure that these added Chromebooks will motivate my kids to take an adventurous journey to the ancient lands. Once students are motivated, success is within reach, which is my goal for my students.

Ms. M.
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 75 students.

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Ms. M. is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dell Chromebook 11 3180 11.6' N3060 4 GB RAM 16 GB SSD& Google Chrome Mgmt Software • Best Buy Education $225.00 2 $450.00

Materials cost


Vendor shipping charges


State sales tax


3rd party payment processing fee


Fulfillment labor & materials


Total project cost


Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Total project goal


How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal


1 Donor


Donations toward project cost


Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


match offer


Match offer toward project cost


Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Still needed View calculationHide calculation


Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Leland","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[2595188],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"NC","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":3,"name":"Middle School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3789030,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":75,"teacherScreenName":"Ms. M.","authorIds":{"2595188":{"owner":"Ms. M.","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3789030],"proposalHash":"1304960756","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":20498149,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["MjYwMjM2NA==","NjA3NTM1Ng=="],"teacherId":2595188,"schoolCounty":"Brunswick","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"NC","name":"North Carolina"}}