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Mr. Russell from Kennewick WA is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We Need Laptops in Our Vacation Home!

My students need four laptop computers for our classroom to be able to practice typing, take tests and learn math facts.

  • $964 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The first word we defined as a class in our temporary building this year was 'persevere', and this is now our class motto, because we work hard to finish problems even when they are hard.

Our school serves a wide, diverse population including immigrant and refugee families with over 20 languages spoken at home.

We are all bought together with the common goal of wanting to learn together in the classroom, but not all of us have experience with using computers at home.

My Project

All of our state mandated testing in fourth grade is taken on the computer. We are currently on vacation in a temporary school building for two years while our home is being renovated, but our temporary school does not have the capacity to run individual desktop computers in each classroom. This means that we do not have the ability to work with technology on a daily basis. We are not able to take reading comprehension tests, or do some multiplication practice, or simply become comfortable with how a keyboard and mouse on a computer work. With these small laptops, we will be able to gain invaluable experience with laptops with keyboards like those the kids will use when they are testing. We will also be able to conduct online project research and math practice, as well as type up our stories.

These computers will allow us to be more experienced and ready when testing season comes around.

They will also allow for an extra dimension to our classroom activities, and will help us to be able to do research projects during the year too.

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

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This project will reach 60 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HP Stream 11.6 Inch Laptop (Intel Celeron, 2 GB, 32 GB SSD, Horizon Blue) Includes Office 365 Personal for One Year- Free Upgrade to Windows 10 • Amazon Business $179.00 3 $537.00
HP Stream 11.6 Inch Laptop (Intel Celeron, 2 GB, 32 GB SSD, Orchid Magenta) Includes Office 365 Personal for One Year - Free Upgrade to Windows 10 • Amazon Business $179.00 1 $179.00

Materials cost

$716.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$62.65

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.74

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$819.39

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$144.60

Total project goal

$963.99

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$963.99

9 Donors

-$852.38

Donations toward project cost

-$747.14

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$105.24

match offer

-$85.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$72.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$26.61

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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