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Mrs. Katenkamp from Bladensburg MD is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Computers for the Class

My students need tablets to reinforce skills in a fun and exciting way.

  • $577 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach in a Title I school that has a high English Language Learner population. Most of the students get free lunch. Many of my students have told me that they live with other families in one small apartment. The children do not get their own space for themselves and their things in this type of environment. The children in my school have parents that work two jobs, which means they are not always home helping them with school work or just spending time with them.

The children are very loving and enjoy the routine of being in school.

They enjoy working with other children and learning from them. Even though their home lives may be challenging, the children come to school every day ready to learn.

My Project

My students will be able to work on computers to reinforce skills such as reading and math. These computers will make learning letters, sounds, numbers and sight words fun. The children would be able to sit by themselves or with a friend to work on the computer. Some children need reinforcement of skills while others need to be challenged. Having more computers in the room will allow me to differentiate more. Tests for older grades are given on the computer and this would allow my 4 year olds to become more familiar with computers and get ready for the upper grades.

Mrs. Katenkamp
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 19 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Premium High Performance RCA Galileo Pro 11.5" 32GB Touchscreen Tablet Computer with Keyboard Case Quad-Core 1.3Ghz Processor 1G Memory 32GB HDD Webcam Wifi Bluetooth Android 6.0-Blue • Amazon Business $106.99 4 $427.96

Materials cost

$427.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$25.68

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.42

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$490.06

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$86.48

Total project goal

$576.54

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$576.54

4 Donors

-$551.54

Donations toward project cost

-$468.81

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$82.73

match offer

-$25.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$21.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

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$0.00

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