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Ms. Birden from Cicero IL is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

I See, I Feel, I Hear, iPAD!

Help me give my students a sensory experience through technology in the form of an iPad!

  • $549 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students in this classroom are SUPER HEROES! They are able to overcome their significant needs everyday just by coming to school and learning in any way possible! These students learn through a variety of modes including tactile, auditory, and visual exploration. Most of these students are nonverbal-they use alternate forms of communication such as pictures, voice output communication aids, natural expressions of (smiling, crying, yawning), etc.

The students in this classroom benefit from an exposure to a variety of sensory opportunities.

Lights, fidgets, swings, and tactile items are just a glimpse of the sensory experiences that help these students feel calm and ready for each school day. The students also enjoy exploring different forms of technology throughout the school day. Technology plays an important role in their education and learning opportunities while in the classroom. Most (if not all) of the students in this classroom respond positively to technology. They are terrifically technological!

My Project

The students in this classroom do their best when technology and sensory experiences are combined with learning opportunities! They would benefit greatly from the sensory, communication, cause-effect, and learning apps that are offered on an iPad. The accessibility features on the iPad would help the students navigate the device more independently and effectively.

An iPad would completely change the school experience for these students in a positive way!

They would have an additional support to their learning and communication within the classroom. These SUPER HEROES deserve the most out of their education-help me give them the most with an iPad!

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 8 students.

15 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple - iPad (Latest Model) with Wi-Fi - 128GB - Silver • Best Buy Education $429.99 1 $429.99

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