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Mrs. Hemelgarn from York PA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Alexa Empowers Learners

My students need an Amazon Echo to provide them with endless learning opportunities!

  • $159 goal

This project expired on April 30, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My learners are encouraged to believe in themselves and maximize their own individual talents. My number one goal is to show each child that he or she is special, unique and loved. When children feel cared for more learning occurs. Each one of my 19 1st graders has a different background and story but they all deserve the best education and opportunities that I can provide for them! Roundtown Elementary is one of three K-3 buildings in Central York School District. With a quarter of our students receiving free or reduced lunch. No matter what obstacles stand in our way we will approach them as a team!

My Project

How many learning opportunities can one device supply? The Amazon Echo will help my learners in reading by providing audio books to listen to, and providing background knowledge on topics they may not have previously known about. This device will help in writing by helping them to spell words and provide them with facts on topics they are interested in and include those facts in their informational pieces. In math it can provide them with songs to sing along to. During quiet time the Amazon Echo can provide the classroom with calming music to help the students relax and refocus on learning. With so many uses, I’m excited to introduce my students to Alexa, our new learning tool!

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 19 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Amazon Echo (2nd generation), Charcoal Fabric • Staples Advantage $99.99 1 $99.99
Staples Pre-Sharpened Wood Pencils, No. 2, 48/Pk • Staples Advantage $2.86 1 $2.86

Materials cost

$102.85

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.54

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$134.39

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$23.72

Total project goal

$158.11

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$158.11

3 Donors

-$102.73

Donations toward project cost

-$89.57

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.16

match offer

-$52.73

Match offer toward project cost

-$44.82

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.91

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$2.65

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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