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Mrs. Siemsen from Holyrood KS is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Alexa, How Can You Help Us Learn Today?

My students need an Amazon Echo and Echo Buttons to work interactively in the classroom to enhance their every day learning.

  • $208 goal

This project expired on August 10, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As a teacher, it is my job to create exciting and engaging lessons for my students. I love being able to incorporate technology in my classroom to enhance my student's learning. I teach 4th Graders who are extremely tech savvy and are always wanting something "different" in the classroom.

Unfortunately, with budgets and funding, I do not always have the means to meet this hands-on way of learning.

I teach at a Title 1 school with more than half of our students coming from low-income households.

My Project

The Echo and the Echo Buttons are great tools to use every day in the classroom. There are many different ways to incorporate Alexa into the classroom including reviewing math facts, quizzes on states and capitals, critical thinking skills, help with studying spelling words, playing music. There are so many possibilities of how to use Alexa in the classroom, the list is endless.

I cannot wait to be able to integrate this new tech-savvy tool in my classroom!

With the Echo and Echo Buttons I will be able to maximize student learning. My students will find Alexa interesting, challenging, and exciting and will love this 21st century way of learning!

Mrs. Siemsen
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Echo (2nd Generation) - Smart speaker with Alexa - Charcoal Fabric • Amazon Business $94.99 1 $94.99
Echo Buttons, an Alexa Gadget (2 Pack) • Amazon Business $19.99 2 $39.98

Materials cost

$134.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$9.52

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.02

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$176.51

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$31.15

Total project goal

$207.66

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$207.66

2 Donors

-$69.22

Donations toward project cost

-$58.84

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$10.38

match offer

-$138.44

Match offer toward project cost

-$117.67

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.77

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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