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

Displaying Knowledge with an iPad Pro

My students need an iPad Pro, an Apple pencil, and a case to display their mathematics and scientific thinking.

  • $1,038 goal

This project expired on July 18, 2018.

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My Students

There are many great things going on at our school. Our school’s distinguished practice is health and fitness. We focus on many ways to incorporate activities to keep our bodies and minds healthy. This past school year, four schools competed in track and field. Several of our students placed and earned medals. This year, we brought music class to our school. Also, this is the second year that we are providing an after-school orchestra.

As a teacher of students who come from low-income families, I push them to persevere and be the best that they can be.

Living close to a tourist attraction, many of my students and their families are unable to go because they can’t afford it. Our school is a Title I school where the majority of the students receive free or reduced-price lunch.

Some of my students live in motels or a crowded room. Some of my students are responsible for caring for their younger siblings as their parents work long hours. Whatever the circumstances may be, they come to school to learn.

My Project

Currently, in our class, we have a really neat Promethean Board. We would like an iPad Pro and case, with an Apple pencil to draw and wireless display student's thinking. Students are constantly asked to justify their answer and explain their responses. I would like students to be able to draw it out. When done on a Chromebook, it doesn't look as nice compared to an iPad Pro.

I want my students to feel like an expert when they present using the latest tools.

In this case, we have a Promethean Board. The next thing we need is an iPad Pro. With both, they will be able to think like a mathematician or a scientist as they present.

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

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 31 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple 10.5-inch iPad Pro Wi-Fi - tablet - 64 GB - 10.5' • Best Buy Education $649.99 1 $649.99
Apple Pencil - stylus • Best Buy Education $95.99 1 $95.99
iPad Pro 10.5 Case,BRAECN 360 Degree Swivel Stand/Hand Strap and Shoulder Strap Case[Heavy Duty]Three Layer Ultra Hybrid Shockproof Full-Body Protective Case(No iPad 9.7 inch 2017) (Black) • Amazon Business $23.79 1 $23.79

Materials cost

$769.77

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$70.43

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.55

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$881.75

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$155.60

Total project goal

$1,037.35

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,037.35

1 Donor

-$1,037.35

Donations toward project cost

-$881.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$155.60

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$0.00

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