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Mrs. lucy & SES grade 6 from Newbury MA is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

21st Century Classroom #2

My students need an IPad to meet the Common Core.

  • $528 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Thank you for FULLY funding our first iPad! Our goal is to purchase ten STUDENT iPads for the classrooms! I bring my iPad in for students to use and I see the benefits of being able to help a child further their learning in the classroom where I can guide & support them!

In the younger grades our students learn to read by increasing decoding and fluency.

As they transition to 5th and 6th grades they are reading to learn. We need the technology to research the people, places, and events they find in their novels. My sixth graders are eager to learn and love to read. Our school begins with a nurturing hands-on preschool program and continues through grade six. Our families are education oriented and donate much of their time to assisting in the classroom and within the building. We have a supportive PTA with a focus on CARES. Our students are part of the Responsive Classroom model and take pride in their education and their setting. Students participate in an array of school and community activities, including choir, band, theater, after- school sports, etc.

My Project

Our elementary school of nearly 600 students shares one computer lab. The sixth graders are scheduled for direct instruction 40 minutes every other week. This leaves little time for researching people, places, and events while reading to learn. Our students are sponges for information and WANT to read novels, especially when they connect to our social studies curriculum! The iPad I am requesting would give us immediate access to information.

If we continue to purchase one iPad at a time we can create a rolling cart of iPads with Wi-Fi for STUDENT use!

Our goal is to purchase ten iPads for sole student usage! Thank you for supporting our students' learning!

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11 donors11 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 95 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple iPad 2 Wi-Fi - tablet - iOS 5 - 16 GB - 9.7' • Best Buy $399.99 1 $399.99

Materials cost

$399.99

Vendor shipping charges

$12.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.00

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$447.99

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$79.06

Total project goal

$527.05

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$527.05

10 Donors

-$323.56

Donations toward project cost

-$286.06

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.50

match offer

-$190.51

Match offer toward project cost

-$161.93

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.58

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$12.98

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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