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Mrs. Skillman from Trenton NJ is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Apple of a Scientist's Eye!

Help me give my students an iPad so that they have access to the world at their fingertips!

  • $549 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

During their third and fourth grade year, they are going to learn with me. It is my mission to bridge the educational gap and better their educational experience.

When students are comfortable in a classroom, they WANT to be there.

They show up! They try their best! That is what I want for my students. Students should be able to learn in a way that is best for them! Approximately 80% of our students come from bilingual households, so they strive for as much help as possible in the classroom. For a low income, high poverty area, I want my students to be able to come into my science classroom yearning to close their own gaps and succeed at their goals for the future.

My Project

Receiving this iPad for my scientists will be helpful both while we are virtual as well as when we go back as hybrid scholars! There are so many possibilities!

Close up experiment views is the apple of a scientist's eye!

While at home I will be able to use the iPad as a second camera for my scientists to watch experiments that I demonstrate for them on the other side of the screen.

When we go back to school I will be able to use the iPad for a quick reply to parents as well as sending pictures as I make my way around the classroom with social distancing.

I will also be able to use the iPad and the Apple Pencil to create resources for my scientists. The Apple Pencil will also be helpful for my students who will benefit from handwriting as I can hold onto the document without keeping the papers around due to COVID restrictions.

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

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 140 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple - iPad (Latest Model) with Wi-Fi - 32GB - Space Gray • Best Buy Education $330.00 1 $330.00
Apple Pencil (1st Generation) - White • Best Buy Education $99.99 1 $99.99

Materials cost

$429.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.45

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$466.44

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$82.31

Total project goal

$548.75

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$548.75

2 Donors

-$274.37

Donations toward project cost

-$233.22

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$41.15

match offer

-$274.38

Match offer toward project cost

-$233.22

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$41.16

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$0.00

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