Mrs. Bletzer from Mattapan MA is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.
Help me give my students an iPad to successfully learn and practice independently!
My classroom is full of students who are emergent bilingual learners. All of my students are learning English. My emergent bilingual learners are either recent arrivals or brand new to the country. My students bring a wide variety of cultures, languages and experiences to the classroom in order to create a diverse learning environment.
In addition to learning English, my students are expected to expand their knowledge in order to reach the second grade Common Core curriculum state standards.
My school is a small, inclusive, public school that is part of a large urban district where over seventy-five percent receive free or reduced-price lunch.
My students are emergent bilingual learners or ELLs and need extra language support in all content areas. An iPad in the classroom can support my ELD level 1 students or higher because it can provide remedial support but independently. The independence factor is essential, especially in a class of 20 students who are classified as ELLs. This allows me to support my lowest English language developers while also freeing up my time to support the rest of my class.
An iPad supports my students in phonics, reading comprehension, math, academic language, and the English language!
There are so many educational apps now that can support students in their learning. These apps can be implemented in individual support, small groups at centers, or whole class (the dream to have a class set of iPads). Additionally, my students would harness their 21st century technological skills, which are increasingly essential these days. My students need this iPad to help begin to build a class set. The case is an essential component to help protect and take care of the iPad.
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|Apple 9.7-inch iPad Wi-Fi - 6th generation - tablet - 32 GB - 9.7' • Best Buy Education||$329.99||1||$329.99|
|BMOUO Case for New iPad 9.7 Inch 2018/2017 - Shockproof Case Light Weight Kids Case Cover Handle Stand Case for iPad 9.7 Inch 2017/2018 New Model - Blue • Amazon Business||$14.98||1||$14.98|
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