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

First Grade Scientist and Mathematicians!

My students need two iPad minis to take a hands-on approach toward STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) activities. They need to be able to record/collect data, capture science in motion, and document their findings!

  • $970 goal

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My Students

I have 25 enthusiastic learners that love learning! We are a Title I school in a low socioeconomic neighborhood with limited resources. 100% of our students receive free lunches. The majority of my students are English Language Learners with a lot of curiosity and great ideas. They come from hard-working families that have at least two jobs. My students need the right resources and tools to help them master the academic standards in all areas. I want my students to access story telling through the use of technology-Chromebooks. All children deserve the opportunity to succeed in life and be college ready for the real world!

My Project

My first graders will document through pictures/video and analyze the the effect of light on different materials (light and sound). Students will be able to record their findings (GoogleDocs or PowerPoint), share results with peers as they continue to investigate throughout the year doing STEM activities.

My students need two iPad minis with cases to take a hands-on, interactive approach to conducting STEM activities which include Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.

According to our Common Core Technology Standards, it is extremely crucial that students prepare for the demands of the 21st century at an early age. The iPad minis will motivate and engage students, build their technological skills, and prepare them for college.

Mrs. Castrejon
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple iPad mini 4 (128GB, Wi-Fi, Space Gray) • Amazon Business $338.88 2 $677.76
iPad mini Case [iPad mini 3 Case][iPad mini 2 Case] Full Body [Shock Proof For Kids Case] -360 Degrees Swivel Stand and Hand Grip Strap / a Shoulder Strap For mini1/2/3 Case • Amazon Business $19.79 2 $39.58

Materials cost

$717.34

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$65.64

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.76

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$823.74

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$145.37

Total project goal

$969.11

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$969.11

3 Donors

-$889.11

Donations toward project cost

-$755.74

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$133.37

match offer

-$80.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$68.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.00

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$0.00

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