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Ms. Fender from Charlotte NC is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Burning for Learning - Discovery With Our Fire Tablets

My students need Amazon Fire Kids Tablets for more differentiated opportunities to practice their literacy and math skills.

  • $229 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As a teacher in a low-income/high-poverty area, my students are faced with many challenges both in and out of the classroom. Every child in our school receives free or reduced lunch, and a large percentage of students are considered homeless. Despite this, my students are excited be part of a learning community where they feel safe and cared for.

Our classroom is an area where students are encouraged to work hard, collaborate with one another, and communicate clearly.

I encourage learning through exploration and value the intrinsic curiosity of my students.

My Project

My class has been so grateful to have access to additional technology this year! We recently added a "tablet" station to our phonics and guided reading rotations, and this has been an absolute hit! My scholars are so engaged practicing their literacy skills with fun letter sounds and sight word games they can play with these tablets, and this engagement has translated into amazing growth so far!

We are hoping to add a tablet to our station to increase our practice time and create more opportunities for individualized learning.

Right now, students need to share the tablets. I am hoping to have enough tablets so each student will be working independently - this way, I can have each scholar working on the skill they need to target, and they aren't losing any practice time by needing to alternate turns with a partner. Thank you for helping us continue to utilize technology in our learning this year!

Ms. Fender
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Fire 7 Kids Edition Tablet Variety Pack, 16GB (Blue/Pink) Kid-Proof Case • Amazon Business $149.98 1 $149.98

Materials cost

$149.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$11.70

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.25

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$193.93

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$34.22

Total project goal

$228.15

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$228.15

1 Donor

-$114.08

Donations toward project cost

-$96.97

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.11

match offer

-$114.07

Match offer toward project cost

-$96.96

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.11

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$0.00

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