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Ms. Montero from Virginia Beach VA is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Independence Through Electronics!

Help me give my students an iPad that will help them communicate and navigate the world around them!

  • $573 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach 6-11 year old students with a variety of intellectual, physical and sensory impairments in our elementary school's Adapted Academic Foundations (AAF) Program.

My students are focusing their time in school on an adapted curriculum; that looks different for every student.

We work with each student individually to help them transition from a self-contained classroom to someday being in a more inclusive learning environment. My students learn academics, life skills, and social skills. In my classroom students strive to become more independent.

My Project

The Apple iPad with Wi-Fi and 32GB is an integral part of our classroom. I have three non-verbal students that use Apple iPads with special features that help them communicate. Many of my students have poor motor skills so the otter box case for the Apple iPad and the two year Applecare package will help with any mishpas that happen. My classroom size has increased this year, and we have to share three Apple iPads between ten students.

My students are really doing well with sharing, but the looks of disappointment on their faces when the last Apple iPad is handed out is often disheartening.

Our classroom goal is to have an Apple iPad for each student, but for now, one more will mean another student doesn't have to wait. The APPS on the Apple iPads not only serve as educational and communication sources, but provide a few moments of fun and relaxation throughout our very busy day.

Ms. Montero
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple - iPad (Latest Model) with Wi-Fi - 32GB - Space Gray • Best Buy Education $329.99 1 $329.99
AppleCare+ for iPad - 2-year plan • Best Buy Education $69.00 1 $69.00
OtterBox - Defender Series Case for Apple iPad, Apple iPad 5th Gen - Black • Best Buy Education $51.24 1 $51.24

Materials cost

$450.23

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.75

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$486.98

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$85.94

Total project goal

$572.92

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$572.92

10 Donors

-$424.49

Donations toward project cost

-$360.82

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$63.67

Matching donations from our partners

-$148.42

Match offers toward project cost

-$126.16

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.26

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$0.00

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