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  • $566 goal

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Mrs. Hernandez
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households
  • 8 donors
  • $0 still needed

Economics Through Technology

My students need 1 iPad to explore global economic systems and economic vocabulary in a way that is meaningful to them.

My Students

Technology makes learning fun! Help me teach my students important economic concepts with iPads!

My school is in a progressively growing rural community with total enrollment in Kindergarten through 5th grade of a little over 550 students.

The town population is approximately 66,881, with 17 elementary schools in the district. The diversity at our school comes from the economic levels with approximately 45% of our students receiving free and reduced lunches. I teach in a self-contained fourth-fifth grade class. I have twenty-eight students.

My Project

My students will use the iPad as a form of technology to research and do different activities to gain the knowledge of economic vocabulary and see the vocabulary come to life through real life experiences. Students will be taught research stocks and information on different countries and their markets. Students will gain the awareness of how economics is in everything we do and that every decision has a cost. Students will work in groups to collaborate during their research.

Your donation will make a difference in my class by providing my students with iPads to use to research the world around them.

This will help engage my students in skills that will prepare them to be successful in a global economy. Using different types of technology, they will share what they know with other students in our school!

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple iPad 2 Wi-Fi - tablet - iOS 5 - 16 GB - 9.7' • Best Buy $399.99 1 $399.99

Materials cost

$399.99

Vendor shipping charges

$12.00

State sales tax

$33.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.00

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$480.99

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$84.88

Total project goal

$565.87

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$565.87

6 Donors

-$257.07

Donations toward project cost

-$219.24

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.83

Matching donations from our partners

-$307.94

Match offers toward project cost

-$261.75

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$46.19

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.86

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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8 donors8 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Walton Family Foundation and 7 other donors.

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