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Mrs. Whitmer from Compton CA is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Increasing Imagination with iPads!

My students need iPads to explore technology and tap into their creativity!

  • $1,324 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students in our classroom come from low income families and are entirely on free lunch, as is 97% of the school. They struggle to even come to class with basic school supplies.

As if struggling with poverty wasn't enough, most of the students are also dealing with various forms of trauma in their lives.

With the combination of high poverty and finding ways to cope with the many issues they are dealing with outside of school, academics come last! They find themselves disengaged from much of the reading and learning that takes place in the classroom!

Finding new and exciting ways to engage the students in the classroom is a top priority. They will be able to leave some of their worries at home and start to love and enjoy the process of learning, thus increasing their chances at a successful and bright future!

My Project

Every day our world gets more and more technologically advanced. With this comes the need to educate our students to be successful in this industry. How can we do this without the proper equipment?

As students of poverty, there are already so many challenges in their lives; let's not make access to technology one of them.

I want to provide my students the possibility to compete globally, offering them an opportunity to be exposed to all the iPad has to offer.

iPads will open doors to coding, computer programming, software development, and so much more! In addition, iPads will create an opportunity for my students to explore their creativity, using apps like iMovie, where students have the opportunity to film and edit from start to finish.

Let's make school fun again! Let's inspire learning and creativity at the same time!

Mrs. Whitmer
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

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 35 students.

7 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple - iPad (5th generation) with WiFi - 32GB - Gold • Best Buy Education $329.99 3 $989.97

Materials cost

$989.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$90.58

3rd party payment processing fee

$14.85

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,125.40

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$198.60

Total project goal

$1,324.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,324.00

6 Donors

-$662.00

Donations toward project cost

-$562.70

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$99.30

match offer

-$662.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$562.70

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$99.30

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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