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Mrs. Parente from Bronx NY is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Journey to Social Town

My students need an Apple iPad to utilize a program called The Social Express. The students do not have access to any electronic devices during counseling sessions. This would expand their learning opportunities.

  • $430 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work with 45 incredible students that are learning how to develop social-emotional skills. We are a NYC public school located in a low socioeconomic area in the South Bronx, servicing children with various special needs. Most of my students have a classification of autism and need support in learning skills to promote socialization and engagement as they progress into adulthood. As a school psychologist, my goal is to enhance my service to students and families in a way that is relatable, fun, and promotes learning in all areas of social-emotional development.

My Project

My students need the addition of visually animated resources to engage them in the process of learning socialization skills by identifying body language, social cues, and social situations they may encounter in various settings.

Your generosity and support to this project will improve the students' ability to identify ways to develop, initiate and maintain relationships as they progress through life.

The Social Express is a "program that is based on best practices and programs that feature cognitive behavioral techniques and visual strategies such as social stories, and comic strip conversations. "The activities presented in the software also adhere to the ELA (English, Language, Arts) Common Core Standards." -The Social Express.

Although my practices involve modeling, role play, and other evidence-based materials, having the ability to view animated social situations on an iPad would greatly enhance the students' interest and engagement in the process of acquiring such skills.

Mrs. Parente
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 45 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple - iPad (Latest Model) with WiFi - 32GB - Space Gray • Best Buy Education $329.99 1 $329.99

Materials cost

$329.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.95

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$364.94

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$64.40

Total project goal

$429.34

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$429.34

1 Donor

-$429.34

Donations toward project cost

-$364.94

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$64.40

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$0.00

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