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Mrs. Koenig from Wharton TX is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hands on Learning!

My students need educational learning supplies and technology such as, an Apple TV for interactive learning and the educational kits for hands on learning.

  • $1,995 goal

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My Students

I teach a life skills class at the high school level. I love my students because they are hard workers, they enjoy learning, and they are so much fun! I continue to be amazed on a daily basis watching them overcome their individual challanges to succeed academically, socially, and vocationally.

Our program currently has 22 special needs students ranging in age from 14-21.

Our students have disabilities such as: downs syndrome, various levels of autism, and many other mental and physical disabilities.

My Project

My students learn more when they are engaged. They love to be interactive and hands on. Our class does not have a set curriculum, which allows me to be more inventive with my lesson plans, however, we also have to come up with our own supplies, text books, worksheets, etc. Since Hurricane Harvey, I'm so excited to be able to provide some educational excitement in my students life. The apple TV, science experiments, and other learning kits will make learning fun! We have a wide range of student IEP's that need to be met academically, socially, and vocationally. The use of the dolly, utility wagon, and the folding platform will help our students transport the items they purchase at Sam's to stock the school concession stands. My students struggle with normal everyday life tasks that most people take for granted, therefore, they need the extra academic support that will be provided through the apple tv, hot dot talking pens, hands on experiments, flash cards, math games, student clock dials, and other varies academic focused items.

Mrs. Koenig
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Optoma - S341 SVGA DLP Projector - Black • Best Buy Education $289.99 1 $289.99
Apple - Apple TV 4K - 64GB (latest model) - Black • Best Buy Education $199.99 1 $199.99
Sony MDR-ZX110 Stereo Headphones, Black • $14.99 11 $164.89
Sandusky Heavy Duty Crate Wagon • $152.99 1 $152.99
Sparco Folding Platform Trucks 660-lb. Capacity • $129.11 1 $129.11
Milwaukee Hand Trucks 33007 Steel Flow Back Heavy Duty Hand Truck 48"(H) x 19"(W) 800 lbs. • $115.00 1 $115.00
Hot Dots® Talking Pen, Set Of 6 (New Silver Color) • AKJ Education $54.74 2 $109.48
BACKPACK SCIENCE: WHAT MAKES MY TOP SPIN • Ward's Science $97.59 1 $97.59
Insignia? - 75'Tripod Projector Screen - Black/White • Best Buy Education $79.99 1 $79.99
BACKPACK SCIENCE: WHY DOES MY TOWER FALL • Ward's Science $74.99 1 $74.99
Primary Science™ Deluxe Lab Set • AKJ Education $36.49 1 $36.49
Nancy B'S Science Club™ Microscope & Activity Journal • AKJ Education $29.19 1 $29.19
The Robot Book Build & Control 20 Electric Gizmos, Moving Machines, and Hacked Toys • AKJ Education $13.46 1 $13.46
Quizmo Money Game • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Fun With Magnets • AKJ Education $12.78 1 $12.78
Amazing Insects Magnetic Build-it • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Coins Count! • AKJ Education $11.67 1 $11.67
Hands-On Chemistry Experiments, Grades 3-5 (eBook) • AKJ Education $10.99 1 $10.99
101 Science Poems & Songs for Young Learners Includes Hands-on Activities! • AKJ Education $10.94 1 $10.94
Janice Vancleave's Chemistry for Every Kid 101 Easy Experiments That Really Work • AKJ Education $10.91 1 $10.91
Sandwich Bag Science • AKJ Education $8.75 1 $8.75
Math Dice Jr. Kid's First Mental Math Game • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Hot Dots® Math Flash Cards Fractions • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Hot Dots® Math Flash Cards Money • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Student Clock Dials • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Hot Dots® Math Flash Cards Telling Time • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Kitchen Chemistry • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Chemistry Around the House • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Get Into Wow-Factor Science • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53

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