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Mr. Tortorella from Brooklyn NY is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

High Performance Learners

Help me give my students iPads in order to facilitate communication and project-based learning.

  • $1,218 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are high performance learners who are non-verbal. They need a voice! My students are involved in recycling bottles and cans around the school. They are learning how to sort recycling materials and teaching other students the importance of recycling in school and at home.

They learn best using project-based learning facilitated through technology.

This gives them a sense of independence and they take pride in being able to participate in discussion. The i Pads will enable them to participate in 21st century real world skills.

My Project

Giving my non-verbal students iPads will enable them to have a voice. The iPads will help build independence in communicating with their peers, facilitate project-based learning, build self-advocacy skills and enhance their creativity.

My students often feel different than their typical peers due to the inability to speak and inability to regulate their emotions.

Giving a voice to the voiceless is a gift that keeps on giving.

The iPads will open doors to a whole new way of learning. My students will experience first hand how it feels to be able to ask a peer a question and have that peer respond.

Mr. Tortorella
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple - iPad (Latest Model) with Wi-Fi - 32GB - Space Gray • Best Buy Education $329.99 3 $989.97

Materials cost

$989.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$14.85

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,034.82

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$182.62

Total project goal

$1,217.44

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,217.44

1 Donor

-$1,217.44

Donations toward project cost

-$1,034.82

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$182.62

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$0.00

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