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Mrs. Breen from Michigan City IN is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Engaging Students with Technology & FUN!

My students need 6 tablets to help enhance their learning. Using technology for small group activities would really benefit my students. The covers go with our safari theme.

  • $1,022 goal

This project expired on July 30, 2014.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"Children are our most valuable natural resource." - Herbert Hoover In my class, we value each other and support each other. Our classroom theme is "Safari," which means journey in Swahili. I love being a part of each child's journey and helping them learn and grow!

My students inspire me each and every day.

They are strong, capable, and wonderfully resilient. With over 95% poverty, my students face challenges and obstacles that they shouldn't have to, yet they still come to school and amaze me daily. The growth my students have made is fantastic and they are still eager to learn more!

My Project

Having a set of student tablets would open up a whole new world of possibilities for my class. These tablets would be used by students daily to enhance their learning and help them be more excited and engaged about their school work. Technology is NOT the only answer, but it most definitely serves as an amazing tool to engage students and give them new resources for learning. These tablets would be used in small group activities and reading centers. Students would have the opportunity to use educational apps and read interactive books, amongst many other possibilities.

At times, getting students excited about school and learning can be a challenge.

Having the ability to implement another option would be an amazing way to get students interested and excited, while still being educational and meaningful. My favorite thing is when students get excited to do an educational activity and tablets would offer another tool for my kids to use, that they would see as fun and exciting!

Mrs. Breen
Grades 3-5
  • Niemann Elementary School
  • Michigan City, IN
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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15 donors15 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kindle Fire HD 7", HD Display, Wi-Fi, 8 GB - Includes Special Offers • Amazon $119.00 6 $714.00
Fintie Amazon All New Kindle Fire HD 7" Slim Fit Folio Case with Auto Sleep / Wake Feature (will only fit All New Kindle Fire HD 7 2013 Model), Leopard Rainbow • Amazon $19.99 2 $39.98
Fintie Amazon All New Kindle Fire HD 7" Slim Fit Folio Case with Auto Sleep / Wake Feature (will only fit All New Kindle Fire HD 7 2013 Model), Leopard Brown • Amazon $18.99 2 $37.98
Fintie Amazon All New Kindle Fire HD 7" Slim Fit Folio Case with Auto Sleep / Wake Feature (will only fit All New Kindle Fire HD 7 2013 Model), Zebra • Amazon $16.99 2 $33.98

Materials cost

$825.94

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$12.39

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$868.33

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$153.23

Total project goal

$1,021.56

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,021.56

14 Donors

-$574.00

Donations toward project cost

-$491.65

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$82.35

match offer

-$443.15

Match offer toward project cost

-$376.68

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$66.47

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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