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Ms. Ruby from Ishpeming MI is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Engaging Technology!

My students need iPads with cases, a charging station, a camera lens, a microphone, adjustable iPad stands, and extra charging cables to create videos to further engage them in the process of learning!

  • $994 goal

This project expired on August 5, 2018.

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My Students

My students range from Pre-K through Fourth Grade. Each student who comes to my room has a disability of some sort and struggles to learn in the general education classroom. Many of my students come from low income households and have limited resources and experiences. It is especially imperative to get my students excited about learning.

This year my students are an amazing bunch of hard-working kiddos, who continue to inspire me, despite their disabilities they come each day eager to learn.

They enjoy using technology and learning by using their hands. We live in a very rural area. Most of the students have never traveled outside of the area. Many do not have technology in their homes.

My Project

I plan to help my students record videos of themselves demonstrating skills and concepts they have learned in my classroom. We will use the iPads with cases, the flexible stands, microphone, and camera lens to create the videos. We will use the charging station and cables to make sure they stay safe and charged when we aren't using them.

Whether it is a new math strategy they have mastered or a good book they have just finished reading, my students will be excited to share what they are learning by recording videos.

Not only will we share these videos in our class to their peers, but we will share them with two of my colleagues' classrooms to show them what we are learning. This project will help put my students in charge of their learning and really challenge their meta-cognitive skills.

Ms. Ruby
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple iPad Air MD786LL/A - A1474 (32GB, Wi-Fi, Black with Space Gray) (Certified Refurbished) • Amazon Business $210.00 3 $630.00
GEEPIN Clamp Mount Tablet Stand for iPad and iPhone, 3.3 Ft Tall Adjustable Arm 360° Rotating Aluminum Gooseneck Swivel Universal Lazy Holder for Bed or Office. • Amazon Business $17.99 3 $53.97
Hercules Tuff Docking Station | 6 Multiport Hub - for Iphone and Ipad (mostly Apple) • Amazon Business $39.49 1 $39.49
iPad Air Case (2013 Released), JYtrend (R) Rotating Stand Smart Case Cover Magnetic Auto Wake Up/Sleep For iPad Air (Air 1) A1474 A1475 A1476 (Navy) • Amazon Business $11.99 3 $35.97
Movo MA200 Omni-Directional Calibrated TRRS Condenser Microphone for Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad (Grey) • Amazon Business $19.95 1 $19.95
iPhone Charger,Auideas 3 Pack(1M 2M 3M) Lightning Charging Cable, Multi Safety Defense, Nylon Braided, Ultra Durable, for iPhone X / 8 /8 Plus/ 7/7 Plus /6 /6 Plus/5s (Black) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Universal 3 in 1 Camera Lens Kit for Smart phones (including iPhone, Samsung Galaxy, HTC, Motorola and More), Tablets, iPad, and Laptops includes One Fish Eye Lens / One 2 in 1 Macro Lens and Wide Angle Lens / One Universal Clip / One Microfiber Carrying Bag / with Camkix® Retail Packaging (Silver) • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49

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