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Ms. Lam from San Francisco CA is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Healthy Minds Need Apples Everyday!

My students need three Apple iPads (with headphones and covers) to read, write, draw, explore, compute and learn STEM with technology.

  • $1,391 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school, an inclusive community that strongly advocates for the rights of students with special needs, effectively engages English learners and accommodates students with emotional and sensory needs. 60% of our students are receiving free or reduced lunch. Most of my first graders come from immigrant families where English is their second language. As a school, we have limited funding for supplies and academic materials.

Every day my students come to school eager to learn and thrive, working hard to make good choices.

I have an energetic, engaging and vibrant class of beautiful first graders with diverse ethnic and economic backgrounds. Our class will celebrate many milestones throughout this year, like learning to read and write, losing their first tooth, and making new friends. As their educator, my goal is to find resources that will help my students be confident with their fundamental skills: reading, writing, computing, and exploring. Children learn more engagingly when it is relevant to them. We must allow them to explore, take risks and see what happens.

My Project

Technology is used in our classroom as a tool for reaching all learners by helping them read, write, practice math computations and learn their phonics. In my first grade class, we learn in different Language Arts centers: Phonics, Writing, Reading and Listening center. Each center has activities for students to do independent work. My students will explore Reading Eggs, Myon, Mathletics and Mathseeds. These iPads with headphones will create a more engaging and modern classroom for my students. It will allow for differentiation of instruction so that I can support their individual needs. Furthermore, these iPads will help to promote STEM education (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) and can help students to become technologically literate and be ready for the Next Generation Science Standards expectations. Ultimately, my goal is to produce and encourage my students to develop a love for learning and equip them with most up-to-date tools necessary to succeed.

Please help bring technology into our children’s lives.

Having three iPads in our classroom would allow me to set up an independent learning center where all students would have access to our daily literacy rotation. The numerous learning apps will help our students to reach their math and language arts learning goals. Let’s equip our children with interactive tools to prepare them for what they will all use in the future and allow them to become more tech savvy.

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

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple iPad with WiFi, 32GB, Silver (2017 Model) • Amazon Business $309.99 3 $929.97
New iPad 2017 9.7 inch Case/iPad Air Case, TopEsct Shockproof Silicone Handle Stand Case Cover&(Tempered Glass Screen Protector) For Apple New iPad 9.7inch(2017 Version) and iPad Air(Green) • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
New iPad 2017 9.7 inch Case/iPad Air Case, TopEsct Shockproof Silicone Handle Stand Case Cover&(Tempered Glass Screen Protector) For Apple New iPad 9.7inch(2017 Version) and iPad Air (Purple) • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
New iPad 2017 9.7'' Case/iPad Air Case, Topesct Shockproof Silicone Handle Stand Case Cover, Tempered Glass Screen Protector, 2017 Version, iPad Air, Blue • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Elecder Kids Headphones Volume Limiting with Microphone for for Children, Toddler, Girls, Boys, Teens, Adults, Foldable Adjustable Over Ear Headsets for iPad Cellphones Computer MP3/4, i36(Purple/Red) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Elecder Kids Headphones Volume Limiting with Microphone for Children, Toddler, Girls, Boys, Teens, Adults, Foldable Adjustable Over Ear Headsets for iPad Cellphones Computer MP3/4, i36(Green/Purple) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Elecder Kids Headphones Volume Limiting with Microphone for for Children, Toddler, Girls, Boys, Teens, Adults, Foldable Adjustable Over Ear Headsets for iPad Cellphones Computer MP3/4, i36(Blue/Green) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99

Materials cost

$1,040.91

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$95.24

3rd party payment processing fee

$15.61

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,181.76

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$208.55

Total project goal

$1,390.31

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,390.31

2 Donors

-$1,365.31

Donations toward project cost

-$1,160.51

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$204.80

match offer

-$25.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$21.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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