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Ms. Lai from New York NY is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Working at School and From Home

Help me give my students Chromebooks to use in our classrooms and possibly to use at home.

  • $936 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have twenty-four students in my fifth grade classroom. Because of the make up of my school and the classroom setting, I have a mix of English language learners, and students who receive services such as speech therapy, occupational therapy and physical therapy. Some of these students are English language learners with services.

Fifth grade is one of the first years where students begin to find their identity, enter into another social and emotional level, and truly begin their road to independence as they prepare for middle school and high school.

One third of my school's population are English language learners, so not only do they need to learn the content and build their foundational skills, they also need to acquire the language to help them meet the standards. Along with that, they also need to start acquiring computer/technology basic skills such as knowing how to maneuver through different apps and websites and learning and using their keyboarding skills. Along with this, the students will be surfing the web and learning how to target their searches to help them with their research projects.

My Project

With uncertain times like these, my students are demonstrating their knowledge and experience, or lack of, using technology for their work.

More of the students will be able to work at the same time, on their assignments, doing research, and using a variety of platforms like Google Classroom.

As they become more familiar with the different platforms and applications, we can start exploring other activities and programs, including presenting their information in different ways (PowerPoint/Google Slides, Essay on Microsoft Word/Google Docs), and collecting data/information for their research by using Google Forms or other survey platforms.

Ms. Lai
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Samsung Chromebook 3 XE500C13K 11 6 Celeron N3060 4 GB RAM 16 GB e • CDW-G $251.42 3 $754.26

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