Digital Wish: More than just ed-tech fundraising

You might be familiar with the nonprofit service Digital Wish as a source for ed-tech fundraising—but the site has become much more than a way to connect educators with potential donors.

For instance, Digital Wish works with technology manufacturers to negotiate ed-tech discounts for teachers. Current deals include two Trio Stealth 7-inch Android tablets with cases and internet cards for $220; a USB document camera for $79; refurbished Dell laptops and desktops starting at $229; and a $100 matching grant for Elmo document cameras. Users can check out the website’s current deals here.

What’s more, Digital Wish includes free lesson plans, and the organization recently launched a new volunteer matching service that connects teachers with “expert” volunteers by video conference.

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