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Jun. 16, 2014 10:20 am

Waverly teacher seeks Chromebooks [Crowdfunding]

Crowdfunding of the Week is a regular series highlighting technology-related crowdfunding campaigns in Baltimore.

Waverly Elementary School. (Photo by Flickr user @mdgovpics, used under a Creative Commons license)

A Waverly Elementary third-grade teacher needs help buying eight Chromebooks to enhance his classroom experience.

“The third grade students here represent the brightest and most intelligent students of Baltimore City Public School students,” teacher Taurean Branch writes in the DonorsChoose.org post. “They have a strong desire to learn and to search the world for answers. They have limited exposure to technology but have the desire to use technology to engage in group activities and collaborative work.”

The Chromebooks would use Edmodo, a software that will allow students to complete and submit assignments, share with classmates, take quizzes and answer poll questions.

Ten donors have given a total of $605 to the project so far, which needs to raise another $2,044 by June 24.

Visit the page on DonorsChoose.org to learn more.

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Tyler Waldman

Tyler Waldman is lead reporter for Technical.ly Baltimore. A Towson University graduate and former local editor for Patch.com, Tyler has also written and photographed for publications including the Baltimore Brew, Howard County Times and Towson Times. He lives in Charles Village.

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