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Mrs. Starnes from Sweetwater TN is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Us Connect our Technology

My students need adapters to connect our classroom ipad to our Promethean board.

  • $196 goal

This project expired on December 17, 2015.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go." -Dr. Seuss

In an ever-changing world, students leaving the public school system must be well established in using technology.

Most of my students come to me from underprivileged homes and lack the resources to get this kind of experience. Our school is located in a high poverty, low-income, rural area and the opportunities to learn through technology are difficult to obtain.

My Project

In our classroom, we have a few antiquated computers, a Promethean (smartboard) and one ipad (that was gained through a donation.) I like to model on the ipad how to use the educational apps that I have downloaded and I spend a lot of time showing one or two students at a time how to use them. These adapters would be used to connect the ipad to the computer which will then project it to the Promethean board so that the entire class can benefit from the instruction on the ipad.

I am excited to receive this donation because my students will be given a better opportunity to utilize our class ipad and the technology that comes with it.

The educational apps that students can use with this will go far in helping them not only learn how to read and develop math concepts more easily but also strengthens their grasp on the use of technology that is required of us more and more each day.

Mrs. Starnes
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple Lightning Digital AV Adapter - iPad / iPhone / iPod audio / video / charging / data adapter - HDMI / Lightning • Best Buy Education $84.99 1 $84.99
Apple® Lightning to VGA Adapter - VGA adapter • Best Buy Education $48.99 1 $48.99

Materials cost

$133.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.01

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$165.99

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$29.29

Total project goal

$195.28

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$195.28

1 Donor

-$195.28

Donations toward project cost

-$165.99

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.29

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$0.00

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