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Mrs. Pease from San Diego CA is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Digital Art With Graphics Tablets Part 2

Help me give my students graphics tablets for digital drawing and art in my STEM class.

  • $991 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach STEAM electives to middle schoolers in an under-resourced and underfunded school which also boasts a free and/or reduced-price lunch participation of 100%. My school's population is very diverse, a mini-United Nations of sorts, with students hailing from many countries and speaking a variety of different languages. What they all share is a thirst for learning about technology.

My students are amazingly diverse, hard-working, and enthusiastic about learning STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics).

The kids have many obstacles that they face in their daily lives, but once they enter my class, they are spirited, driven, and ready to wow me with their curiosity and ingenuity. They constantly impress me with their creativity and talents!

My Project

Integrating art into my Gateway to Technology classes has been crucial in recruiting and retaining female students into my elective classes. For whatever reason, the word on the street was that only nerdy males take my classes but I'm hoping to change that misconception.

Learning technology is empowering and by having these graphics tablets in my class, the students will learn how to draw digitally.

Using an optical mouse to draw in digital drawing programs is tricky. With these tablets in hand, the students will create their own background images and sprites for games that they will then learn to program. The goal is that ALL of my students will see that learning to create something is better than passively consuming something.

I had a prior project funded but don't have enough tablets for each student in my class. This project will help increase the numbers of tablets in my class and get it closer to a 1:2 ratio with the end goal of a 1:1 ratio for my students eventually. Thank you for your consideration in supporting my project.

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

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This project will reach 180 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wacom - Intuos Drawing Tablet (Small) with 3 Bonus Software included - Black • Best Buy Education $61.14 12 $733.68

Materials cost

$733.68

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$67.13

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.01

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$841.82

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$148.56

Total project goal

$990.38

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$990.38

4 Donors

-$330.13

Donations toward project cost

-$280.61

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$49.52

match offer

-$660.25

Match offer toward project cost

-$561.21

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$99.04

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$0.00

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