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Mrs. Maggio from Benton LA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Anxious for an Alexa Echo!!!

My students need an Alexa Echo in the classroom for as many reasons as the Alexa is capable of!

  • $173 goal

This project expired on June 20, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My Kindergartners come to school each day with an abundance of energy that I wish I could have. Teaching them is fun because as Kindergartners they are usually excited about everything that we do.

I'm constantly looking for creative ways to feed them more information.

My school is a rural country school located outside of the city. I have students with socioeconomic backgrounds ranging from poverty to upper class. With such a diverse group of kids comes a diverse set of needs. My hope is that this project meets some of the needs I have been struggling to meet.

My Project

The possibilities are endless with an Alexa in the classroom! For example, if we had an Alexa we could ask her questions related to environmental science, math, and famous artists! I could have Alexa choose a number for me at random to choose a student to answer a question. I witnessed students in one classroom choose an animal and Alexa asked the students questions to try to guess the animal. Alexa can also have you pick a number and she asks questions like "Is the number even or odd?" Alexa could help my students with letter recognition by calling out letter sounds.

Alexa could enhance our classroom technology experience and help my students become more comfortable with using it!

She could help us make lists of things we needed to do for the day. She can set a timer for us and she can read us a story. I could go on and on!

Mrs. Maggio
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Amazon - Echo (2nd generation) - Charcoal Fabric • Best Buy Education $99.99 1 $99.99
Maxell HP 100 - headphones • Best Buy Education $5.49 1 $5.49

Materials cost

$105.48

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$9.23

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.58

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$146.29

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.82

Total project goal

$172.11

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$172.11

1 Donor

-$86.06

Donations toward project cost

-$73.15

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.91

match offer

-$86.05

Match offer toward project cost

-$73.14

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.91

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$0.00

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