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Ms. McClelland from Philadelphia PA is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help! We Need an iPad for Math and Reading!

My students need an iPad to access apps to help enhance their learning in math and reading.

  • $491 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My school is located in North Philadelphia, in a high poverty neighborhood. My students range from 8 to 10 years old, and are in grades 3rd to 5th. They are also diagnosed with Autism.

They are very sweet, loving students, but require a lot of individualization in order to learn.

This requires a lot of materials for differentiation. The class is a mixture of verbal and nonverbal students, which requires additional resources and materials. Some students require a 1 on 1 assistant for daily activities.

My Project

My classroom needs more technology for learning. My school is in the inner city and most of my students have no technology at home. In my classroom, we currently have 2 Chromebooks from an earlier DonorsChoose project for 8 students to share. This can be tricky at times. I am requesting an iPad instead of another Chromebook because I have 3 children in my classroom who are not able to appropriately use a Chromebook. They can not move their fingers on the mouse pad to navigate activities.

Using iPads, the students with more severe autism can just touch the apps they want to use with ease.

I do have another project up for an iPad for downloading communication apps. This ipad is needed specifically for math and reading apps that can be accessed through the Apple store to help enhance learning, build on the technology already in the classroom, and involve all students in using technology appropriately.

Ms. McClelland
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
iPad package: 32GB iPad+Case • Best Buy Education $381.23 1 $381.23

Materials cost

$381.23

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.72

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$416.95

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$73.58

Total project goal

$490.53

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$490.53

3 Donors

-$391.12

Donations toward project cost

-$336.20

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$54.92

match offer

-$95.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$80.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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