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Ms. Counsell from Boise ID is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

10-Key for Life

Help me give my students some valuable life experience with 10-key keypads and some incentive prizes.

  • $192 goal

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My Students

Computers have become part of the foundation of learning. For the 250+ students at our elementary school, I strive to expose them to as many different areas of technology, while expanding on their basic skills which will move them forward in life.

Our school, while small, will be mighty with the number of students who will have more than a basic understanding of computers and their functions.

Our school is a low income, Title I school with very diverse backgrounds.

As the computer teacher, I see all students, Kindergarten through 6th grade, all of whom have different knowledge and background when it comes to technology. I strive to expose my students to all aspects of computer science from typing skills to spreadsheets, computer safety to coding.

My Project

Typing skills are essential in society today and laptops are being used more and more. However, most laptop keyboards are lacking in a 10-key keypad. Having keypads that can be added to a computer will allow my students to chance to practice on a 10-key.

Many of today's jobs involve data entry which in infinity easier with knowledge and practice on a 10-key keypad.

Jobs at every level require knowledge of this typing skill, which is hard to teach without a keypad! Also included are some incentive prizes because who doesn't like a little pick me up on those hard days.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
USB Numeric Keypad, Jelly Comb N001 Portable Slim Mini Number Pad for Laptop Desktop Computer PC, Full Size 19 Key, Big Print Letters - Black • Amazon Business $8.99 10 $89.90
FUN LITTLE TOYS Party Favors for Kids, Mini Building Blocks Sets Animals for Goodie Bags, Prizes, Easter Eggs and Easter Basket Stuffers, 12 Boxes • Amazon Business $16.95 2 $33.90

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