You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »
Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 
See this teacher's page

Mrs. Gencarelli from Inman SC is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

I-Pads for Science Class

My students need an ipad mini and a case to protect it if it happens to fall off the desk.

  • $512 goal

This project expired on July 10, 2014.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Technology is science. My students need access to an ipad all day. We are constantly working on projects and this requires current up to date information. We have an ipad cart that we can check out for the whole school but the students need access daily.

My students are great.

They come from the small town in SC. The school is made up 450 7th and 8th graders. I teach 7th grade science. We received the National Schools to Watch award. Many of our students are a bit sheltered but using the ipads would allow me to take the students to places that have never been at least virtually.

My Project

My school recently got an ipad cart that we can check out but the problem is that there is one cart of 30 for the whole school. I have checked it out as often as I can but often times we don't finish and it is not available for another week or so. There are some really great apps that we can use on the human body. I can attach it to my document camera to show the whole class when the cart is not available. I could even use the ipad to allow the students that finish their work early, which are usually my advanced students, to expand their knowledge.

The ipad will allow me to open up a whole new world to my sheltered, small town students.

We will be able to take virtual field trips and explore biomes in a real life environment instead of seeing a picture in a book. This project will enhance my instruction to provide the most current science information to the students.

Mrs. Gencarelli
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 80 students.

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mrs. Gencarelli is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple® iPad® mini Wi-Fi - tablet - iOS 6 - 16 GB - 7.9 • Best Buy for Business $299.99 1 $299.99
Griffin Technology - Survivor Case for Apple® iPad® mini - Pink/Black • Best Buy for Business $59.99 1 $59.99

Materials cost

$359.98

Vendor shipping charges

$14.40

State sales tax

$25.38

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.40

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$435.16

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$76.79

Total project goal

$511.95

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$511.95

1 Donor

-$255.96

Donations toward project cost

-$217.57

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.39

match offer

-$255.99

Match offer toward project cost

-$217.59

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.40

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Inman","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[1830790],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"SC","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":3,"name":"Middle School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"merchant.com.donorschoose1.prod","proposalId":1200612,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/i-pads-for-science-class/1200612/","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":80,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Gencarelli","authorIds":{"1830790":{"owner":"Mrs. Gencarelli","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[1200612],"proposalHash":"-1257293741","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/orig/tp1830790_orig.jpg?crop=716,716,x281,y0&width=136&height=136&auto=webp&t=1568983667739","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":380307,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["OTA4MTE=","MjE2NDQxNw=="],"teacherId":1830790,"schoolCounty":"Spartanburg","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"SC","name":"South Carolina"}}