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

ilearn with iPads

My students need 3 iPads to continue growing and expanding their knowledge in math, reading, writing, science and social studies through the use of different applications

  • $1,110 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are diverse kids from different countries in Latin America. Our school is located in a low-income area in Texas, and over 90% of the school's population is economically disadvantaged. My students are all bilingual students who are still recovering from the devastation that was caused earlier last year by Hurricane Harvey. Not many of them were directly affected by the hurricane, but a few students did experience flooding and were forced to move to a different apartment. Because of the trauma, they have experienced, I want to create an environment where they feel safe. I want them to look forward to coming to school and to feel completely engaged in all the learning activities.

Many of my students come to school hungry and tired on a daily basis.

This is in part due to the fact that most of these kids only get one meal per day. This meal is usually received at school. When they go back home, food is scarce. As a result, our students come to school almost daily with very low energy. Despite all of these challenges, I want to be able to provide something that will make their days much more bright.

My Project

My students were blessed last school year with the kindness of many generous donors. They received so many materials that aided them in their learning. All of my students grew significantly in all subject areas. This was possible thanks to the kindness and generosity of the donors. My students have completed forgotten about all the mental trauma that they experienced after hurricane Harvey. With all the materials we have received, my students come to school excited and ready to learn.

For this project, I am requesting three iPads to continue to expand my students' knowledge in reading, writing, math, science and social studies.

My students will benefit greatly with three extra iPads in the classroom because they can use them to enhance their literacy skills through the use of Estate, AR, Imagine Learning and many other reading apps. My students will also use the iPads to practice addition, subtraction and multiplication through the use of Think Central and Splashmath. Lastly, my students will use Peggle Go to learn about many different types of animals and historical figures for science and social studies.

Mr. Thomas
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 40 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple iPad with WiFi, 32GB, Gold (2017 Model) • Amazon Business $299.98 3 $899.94

Materials cost

$899.94

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$13.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$943.44

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$166.49

Total project goal

$1,109.93

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,109.93

1 Donor

-$471.72

Donations toward project cost

-$471.72

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$554.96

Match offer toward project cost

-$471.72

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$83.24

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$83.24

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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