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Mrs. Hewitt from Henderson NV is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Insane for iPads!

Help me give my students a new iPad to use for blended learning programs.

  • $460 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work with a wide-spectrum of students who have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, ranging from grades kindergarten-second grade. This is a full day Specialized Program containing 6 students in kindergarten and first grade. This program is at a brand new school in the Henderson, NV area.

Autism is a developmental disorder of brain function characterized by three major types of symptoms: impaired social interactions, problems with verbal and nonverbal communication and unusual or severely limited activities and interests.

My students do best in an environment that is structured and routine based. They are amazing little learners. To see the world through their eyes is such a special thing.

My Project

Receiving an iPad for my classroom would be extremely beneficial for my students in many ways. My students have a very difficult time learning new skills and therefore require constant repetition and motivation. There are thousands of apps specifically for students with autism and education. The apps will be used for communication, literacy development, vocabulary learning, science, math, reinforcement and motivation. My students love technology but have very limited access to technology within the classroom. Having access to another iPad in the classroom would allow my students to expand their knowledge and use of technology while applying these skills to academic tasks, functional communication, social interactions, and motor development.

Mrs. Hewitt
Grades PreK-2
More than half 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

Materials cost

$329.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$25.90

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.95

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$390.84

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$68.97

Total project goal

$459.81

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$459.81

4 Donors

-$348.00

Donations toward project cost

-$295.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$52.20

match offer

-$111.81

Match offer toward project cost

-$95.04

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.77

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$0.00

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