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

If You Can Touch It, You Can Learn It

Help me give my students a Microsoft Surface Go with a cover, stylus and adapters.

  • $944 goal

This project expired on January 29, 2019.

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My Students

My bilingual 2nd grade is formed by students and families from Mexico or Central America, with very limited economic resources. But they are absolutely engaged and motivated learners and they love to attend school to discover what is new daily.

Our group loves to learn by playing, touching and investigating by themselves the curriculum content.

It is such an exciting group of mixed interests, abilities, and goals. Some of my students are becoming independent readers, writers and math problem-solvers, while some of them are still learning to read, write, and count or being familiar with math strategies.

My Project

My kids are in need of new resources to keep up their motivation in learning math. Most of my students belong to a very poor environment and they are not supported or motivated by their parents at home and they can't have essay access to technology resources.

We will use this tablet as touchable screen to practice the content with digital resources and play math games during our independent work stations, which sure will keep them engaged on what we are learning.

When my students learn by playing games they are more focus and motivated. Therefore, they will show a good understanding of concepts and better results after they use the stations. Usually, we have 20 minutes for stations everyday so they will have plenty of time to enjoy and learn math during the school year.

Furthermore, they will learn how to organize materials and be more responsible with school property devices to keep them in good conditions of use for a long time and future students.

Mr. Sanchez Ruiz
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 22 students.

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Microsoft Surface Go - 10' - Pentium Gold 4415Y - 8 GB RAM - 128 GB SSD • Best Buy Education $541.15 1 $541.15
Microsoft Surface Go Signature Type Cover - keyboard - with trackpad, accelerometer - English - North America - burgundy • Best Buy Education $111.54 1 $111.54
Microsoft Surface Pen - stylus - Bluetooth 4.0 - burgundy • Best Buy Education $82.99 1 $82.99
Belkin Mini DisplayPort to HDMI Adapter, 4k - video adapter - DisplayPort / HDMI - 5 in • Best Buy Education $9.83 1 $9.83
Mini DisplayPort to HDMI, Benfei 4K Mini DP Display Port to HDMI (Thunderbolt Compatible) Male to Female Adapter for MacBook Air, iMac, MacBook Pro, Surface Pro 3/4/5 , ThinkPad P71/ThinkPad T570 • Amazon Business $9.59 1 $9.59 6 ft Slim 3.5mm to Right Angle Stereo Audio Cable - M/M - audio cable - 6 ft • Best Buy Education $4.53 1 $4.53
Insignia? - 6'3.5mm Mini Audio Cable - Black • Best Buy Education $0.88 1 $0.88

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