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Ms. Ramsey from Anchorage AK is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Will You Help Us? We Need a Chromebook!

Help me give my students the Chromebook and management license they need so they can research and create reports that make them proud.

  • $503 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Many of my wonderful students are deemed at-risk. Nine of them are over a 1.5 years below grade level. They all want to learn and they work very hard. My students often do not have pencils, crayons or books and they generally do not participate in after school activities; they rarely have access to technology outside of school. I teach at an older, urban school where many of my students are the children of deployed military personnel.

All of our kids are eligible for free breakfast and lunch but we are not a Title One school and as a result, we lack the resources and opportunities of many other economically disadvantaged schools.

My students attend school in one of the most multicultural districts in the United States and many of them are English Language Learners who have recently arrived in this country. They seldom go on field trips because they cannot afford the fees. School is everything to them.

No matter what yardstick you use-CCSS, No Child Left Behind or something else, my students need help with writing, reading, number sense and math. They also have essential needs that are cannot be met by our school.

My Project

Second grade is a very important year in the lives of students. They have so much to learn. They need to learn to read, write, do basic reports and make presentations. This year, my students will learning about animals that interest them. They will be reading books, taking notes on their personal whiteboards with the markers and then writing a report using the requested Chromebook. Finally, they will print and share their report. Unfortunately, we lack the Chromebook we need for learning. When our room was rented someone broke our classroom Chromebook!

My school is not a Title I school, but we are a school that is economically disadvantaged and our budget is almost nonexistent.

We need a Chromebook so my wonderful students can complete their projects. There is no money for this type of project. My students need your help.

I want my students to be proud of their work. I want them to smile when they share their reports. They will work hard to do a good job. Please help them.

Ms. Ramsey
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Acer Chromebook 11 C771-C4TM 11.6", Intel Celeron 3855U Dual-core, 4GB, 32GB Flash Memory, Black (NX.GNZAA.002) • Quill.com $329.99 1 $329.99
Google Chrome OS Management Console License Education • Quill.com $26.26 1 $26.26

Materials cost

$356.25

Vendor shipping charges

$30.00

State sales tax

$5.34

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.34

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$426.93

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$75.34

Total project goal

$502.27

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$502.27

10 Donors

-$502.27

Donations toward project cost

-$426.93

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$75.34

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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