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Mrs. Gerike from Bloomington IL is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Digital Classroom Using Digital Portfolios

My students need Amazon Kindle Fires to help us move to a more digital classroom.

  • $412 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are creative, thoughtful and full of questions! They absolutely love hands-on, active, engaging projects and challenges that allow them to think outside the box to find solutions! They come to school each day ready to try new things and take brave chances in order to grow both personally and academically. Truly, they are my inspiration!

My students are book-loving, avid readers, and enthusiastic learners.

Students at my school are inquisitive, compassionate, and creative. Each child in my classroom absolutely loves learning, although the method and environment in which they learn best vary greatly. We incorporate a variety of learning strategies, group work, and alternative seating and learning options to ensure that each student's needs are met, right where they are! They are truly an incredible group, and I am so lucky and thankful to have a new group of learners that are excited and ready to learn each year!

My Project

Students grow so much during one school year and by the time the year is over it is hard to remember where they started. I would like my students to create digital portfolios so that they are able to document their growth throughout the year. Through these portfolios they will be able to see the efforts of their work and how much they have grown since the beginning of the year. It will also serve as a great place to communicate with families and for their parents to feel more connected to the classroom by seeing what we are doing during the year.

With the use of a Kindle Fire, more students at a time will be able to document their learning and create a digital portfolio they can be proud of!

Students will also be able to complete learning activities to share with me and will lead us to become a more digital classroom and rely less on paper. Our students are so immersed with technology outside of the classroom it just makes sense to bring it into the classroom and help teach them how to use it in a productive way.

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8 donors8 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 27 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Fire 7 Tablet with Alexa, 7" Display, 8 GB, Black - with Special Offers • Amazon Business $44.99 7 $314.93

Materials cost

$314.93

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.72

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$349.65

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$61.70

Total project goal

$411.35

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$411.35

7 Donors

-$393.90

Donations toward project cost

-$349.65

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.45

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$0.00

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