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Mrs. Silva from Houston TX is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

I Need One, Too!

Help me give my students two iPads with cases, headphones and book bags.

  • $1,391 goal

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My Students

I teach second grade bilingual students in Houston, Texas. My students come from multiple backgrounds. My school is a Title One school and the majority of our students come from low income homes which qualify for free or reduced-price lunch. Last year we were affected by Hurricane Harvey. Our school suffered water damaged and many of our students homes also suffered damages.

My students are like sponges, ready to absorb everything that they are exposed to.

With the right supplies, my students will be able to excel in their learning. We need help in order to accomplish this; unfortunately, the school is unable to provide all of the materials to do so.

My Project

The iPad is the best way I can think of to offer this to my students. The iPads would allow my students to have access to the latest type of technology and to help my students become more motivated. We will use these iPads individually, in small groups and in large groups. The students will be able to access flashcards, stories, basic phonics applications, short stories with animation and so much more. They will be so excited with the technology that they will forget that they are learning. I am also asking for heavy duty cases to protect them from any accidents and so my students in the future will also be able to enjoy them. We need headphones so we stay focused and not disturb other around us. We also need book bags to neatly store our books in the listening center and to store our headphones, ensuring they will last for years to come.

Can you imagine all the learning that can be done just because they are having the opportunity to use technology?

You could give our students the opportunity to grow and see how technology is changing the world. You can change the world by helping these kids. Thank you!

Mrs. Silva
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
iPad package: 32GB iPad+Case • Best Buy Education $381.23 2 $762.46
Teacher Created Resources Smart Start 1-2 Writing Paper: 100 sheets • Amazon Business $15.18 5 $75.90
10Pcs Waterproof Zipper File Bags,office filing documents Storage Bags( A4 Size, Random Color ) • Amazon Business $17.96 3 $53.88
Creative Teaching Press Book Buddy Bags - 10 x 12 inches - Pack of 6 • Amazon Business $9.99 5 $49.95
Logitech HD Webcam C270 - web camera • Best Buy Education $16.62 2 $33.24
Creative Teaching Press 10-1/2" x 12-1/2" Storage Bags, Dots on Black (2957) • Amazon Business $9.99 3 $29.97
AILIHEN C8 Girls Headphones with Microphone and Volume Control Folding Lightweight Headset for Cellphones Tablets Smartphones Laptop Computer PC Mp3/4 (Pink) • Amazon Business $21.98 1 $21.98
AILIHEN C8 Foldable Headphones Microphone Volume Control Cellphones Tablets Smartphones Laptop Computer PC Mp3/4 (Gray/Green) • Amazon Business $19.98 1 $19.98
AILIHEN C8 Folding Headphones with Microphone and Volume Control for Cellphones Tablets Android Smartphones Laptop Computer Mp3/4 (Black/Orange) • Amazon Business $19.98 1 $19.98
AILIHEN C8 Headphones Microphone Volume Control Cellphones Tablets Android Smartphones Laptop Computer Mp3/4 (Black/Blue) • Amazon Business $19.98 1 $19.98
AILIHEN C8 Headphones Microphone Volume Control Folding Lightweight Headset Cellphones Tablets Smartphones Laptop Computer PC Mp3/4 (Grey/Mint) • Amazon Business $19.98 1 $19.98
Play-Doh Party Bag Dough (15 Count) • Amazon Business $5.97 3 $17.91
JustJamz Basic USB 30 Pin (5 Pack) 3 Feet 1 Meter Sync and Charging Cable Fits iPhone 4 4S 3G 3GS iPad 1 2 3 iPod - White • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99

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