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Ms. Barahona from Houston TX is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Future Techies

My students need one Ipad to expand their knowledge of numbers by practicing math in I-Station.

  • $187 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are diverse kids from different countries in Latin America. Our school is located in a low-income area in Texas, and over 90% of the school's population is economically disadvantaged. My students are all bilingual students who are still recovering from the devastation that was caused earlier last year by Hurricane Harvey. Not many of them were directly affected by the hurricane, but a few students did experience flooding and were forced to move to a different apartment. Because of the trauma they have experienced, I want to create an environment where they feel safe. I want them to look forward to coming to school and to feel completely engaged in all the learning activities.

My Project

My students have little to no experience with Ipads. Most of them never used one before; however, when I took them to the school library to complete a technology project, they were all so excited to work with Ipads. They were extremely engaged and enthused throughout the entire time they were working on their project.

At the beginning of the school year my students lived through a traumatic event during hurricane Harvey.

Some of them moved from one apartment to another due to flooding.

I plan on having my students explore the world with the use of the tablets. They can study the bodies of water, different types of animals, plants, people and many other things. They can also learn how to use Microsoft office programs, create movies, read books online, publish their own books and communicate with one another through the use of Schoology.

Ms. Barahona
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple iPad 2 MC769LL/A 9.7-Inch 16GB (Black) 1395 - (Certified Refurbished) • Amazon Business $127.00 1 $127.00

Materials cost

$127.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.90

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$158.90

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$28.04

Total project goal

$186.94

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$186.94

2 Donors

-$80.65

Donations toward project cost

-$79.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.20

match offer

-$93.47

Match offer toward project cost

-$79.45

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.02

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$12.82

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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