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Ms. Purdy from Bronx NY is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

I Is For iPad

My students need an iPad Mini to use during center time.

  • $547 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are greeted at the door every single morning. They are asked how their day is and they immediately run to greet their classmates. They are reminded throughout the day that they are kindergarten role models, as they are constantly setting the example for others.

My classroom is full of 21 energetic students who see the bright side in everything they do.

They come from a low-income neighborhood and many from Spanish-speaking families. They come in with minimal knowledge of how books work, and very little knowledge of the English alphabet and the letter names and sounds. With parents who speak very little or no English, we must take any route possible to help our students reach grade-level standards.

My Project

My students need an iPad mini in the classroom to learn and explore. They can use different programs on the iPad mini to practice sight word fluency, spelling, math facts, and to increase their reading fluency.

In order to be reading on grade level at the end of kindergarten, students need to be exposed to many different programs that can enhance their learning.

This can be done through sight word programs, where they practice how to say, spell, and use these words in context. They can also listen to books on tape which will help their fluency by allowing them to hear books read aloud while giving them the opportunity to follow along in the text.

Ms. Purdy
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 21 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple - iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi 128GB - Silver • Best Buy Education $407.70 1 $407.70
Targus - VersaVu Slim Case 360 for Apple iPad mini, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 3 and iPad mini 4 - Red • Best Buy Education $20.00 1 $20.00

Materials cost

$427.70

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.42

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$464.12

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$81.90

Total project goal

$546.02

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$546.02

4 Donors

-$240.91

Donations toward project cost

-$237.16

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

match offer

-$267.01

Match offer toward project cost

-$226.96

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.05

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$38.10

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$0.00

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