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Mrs. Pena from Chicago IL is requesting professional development through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Professional development

At My Finger Tips!

I need an iPad to organize students information during instruction.

  • $548 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have been a middle school ELA teacher for two years and have been learning new strategies to engage adolescents into reading. My students fall into a variety of reading levels, I have apprehensive and independent readers which allows me tailor my instruction to the needs of the students. The students are also willing to learn and most are easily motivated. I often times get very excited to share with my students new titles of books and to see them pick up those titles and engage in reading is very fulfilling. Students motivation for reading is contagious and is exciting.

My Project

I currently teach 7/8 grade ELA and service 120 students. The pacing of middle school is super fast. As a result, I have to be prepared with all the necessary materials at hand. I conducted small groups to keep students informed their progress as readers and writers and having organized notes, work and grades is essential. At times I wasted time, flipping through binders and paperwork finding scores and notes of a particular student. Having an iPad will help me organize information by folders and allow me to quickly access student information to use in order to support their areas of need.

Mrs. Pena
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple - iPad (Latest Model) with Wi-Fi - 32GB - Gold • Best Buy Education $329.00 1 $329.00
Apple - Apple Pencil (1st Generation) - White • Best Buy Education $99.99 1 $99.99

Materials cost

$428.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.43

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$465.42

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$82.13

Total project goal

$547.55

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$547.55

4 Donors

-$543.60

Donations toward project cost

-$465.42

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$78.18

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.95

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$0.00

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