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Mr. Merlos from San Lorenzo CA is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

An Ipad: A Whole New World Awaits!

Help me give my students one iPad to help them learn reading strategies in social studies.

  • $590 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students are incredibly hard working.

Students start their school day at 7:15 and many students stay everyday until 5:00 pm.

We believe in the power of literacy, team and family, and building character through our seven character strengths.

Teachers have high expectations of their students and students work hard to achieve goals that they have set for themselves. When I asked my students to describe themselves, this is what they came up with: We are curious learners that ask a lot of questions. We read a lot. We are optimistic because when something is hard, we still try to do our best. We have a variety of talents.

Our students are inquisitive and strive to improve on a daily basis.

My Project

This iPad will be used in multiple ways. It will be used primarily as a teaching tool in conjunction with an apple TV. Using the iPad, the teacher will be able to model reading strategies, show 3 dimensional models of historical artifacts and regions. The iPad will make it possible for the entire class to engage in guided learning that goes beyond textbook work.

Reading and leaning about history should be engaging.

Gone are the days of memorization. The iPad will provide opportunities for students to learn how to engage with multiple types of texts, analyze online media, and develop a further love of history.

Mr. Merlos
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 105 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple 9.7-inch iPad Wi-Fi - 6th generation - tablet - 32 GB - 9.7' • Best Buy Education $329.99 1 $329.99
Apple Pencil - stylus • Best Buy Education $95.99 1 $95.99

Materials cost

$425.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$38.98

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.39

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$501.35

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$88.47

Total project goal

$589.82

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$589.82

1 Donor

-$589.82

Donations toward project cost

-$501.35

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$88.47

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$0.00

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