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Mrs. Sheely from Youngstown OH is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Counseling in the 21st Century

Help me give my students the ability to have the world at their fingertips! Allowing me to have an iPad to use with students will open up an entirely new world of counseling techniques.

  • $508 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students that I service are magnificent! Our elementary school services students in grades PK-8 and is a low income/high poverty school district. Most of these students are being raised in single-parent households and some live in undesirable conditions. These students have many obstacles in their everyday life, but they are so eager to learn and crave positive attention from caring adults. These students are smart, energetic, capable and loving. As a counselor, I want to help each student become the best person they can be through teaching them what social and emotional health is.

My Project

Allowing myself and my students access to an iPad would make a world of difference in their lives. There are endless apps that are available to help children learn coping skills, self-regulation, friendship building skills and morals...just to name a few. Our students are accustom to the internet and are very tech savvy. It is a great way for students to come into my office and get great counseling skills with my assistance through interactive apps. This is especially helpful for students who a have a difficult time sitting still. Instead of just talking through strategies, we can put them to use and the students mind can continuously be engaged. I know this would help my students tremendously and they would be open to an entirely new world of techniques!

Mrs. Sheely
Grades PreK-2
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 - Silver • Best Buy Education $329.99 1 $329.99
Pure Sense Buddy [Anti-Microbial Kids CASE] Child Proof case for iPad Pro 12.9-1st 2nd Gen 2015 2017 | Cover w/Stand, Handle, Shoulder Strap (Pink) • Amazon Business $28.80 1 $28.80
iPad 9.7 2018/2017 Case, iPad Air 2, iPad Air Case, Liquid Glitter Painted Case Cover Bling Quicksand Moving Anti-Scratch Case 2 in 1 Soft TPU Silicone + PC Protective Shockproof Case - Flower Unicorn • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
ipad case for kids, Feitenn 3D Cartoon Butterfly Non-toxic EVA Light weight Kid Proof Shockproof case with Kickstand for ipad 5/ ipad 6 /ipad pro 9.7 case (Pink) • Amazon Business $16.49 1 $16.49

Materials cost

$395.27

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.93

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$431.20

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$76.09

Total project goal

$507.29

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$507.29

2 Donors

-$482.29

Donations toward project cost

-$409.95

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$72.34

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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Project Activity

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