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Ms. Upah from Van Horne IA is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Integrating Technology

My students need an iPad mini to help increase their time on task during small group activities and enhance their reading and math skills.

  • $522 goal

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My Students

Be a part of something great! Technology needs to be in the hands of children that will be creating ways we use it for generations to come. By presenting 21st century learners with 21st century tools, time on task increases and essential skills are being practiced.

There are 17, fun, inspiring first graders in my class.

As a district, we are spread out through a few small Iowa towns. At this time, our district is not financially able to purchase multiple iPads for our elementary classrooms. Our school is one in which pride in the blue and gold is strong and students feel a sense of belonging in the environment in which they learn and grow.

My Project

With an additional iPad with cover in our classroom, students will be able to use it as a tool to learn and grow on a daily basis in a more efficient manner. Students are highly motivated to stay engaged and learn when interactive technology is used. This iPad with cover would be used in guided reading and guided math stations. It would also be used to help students practice skills like fluency, accuracy, phonics, addition, and subtraction, among others.

Your donation, no matter its size, will directly impact student achievement.

I feel an incredible sense of responsibility in exposing children to technology now so they are able to create with it in years to come. I appreciate any assistance you are able to give in helping these 21st century students use a 21st century tool.

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Ms. Upah
Grades PreK-2
  • Van Horne Elementary School
  • Van Horne, IA

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This project will reach 17 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple iPad mini Wi-Fi - tablet - iOS 6 - 16 GB - 7.9 • Best Buy $329.99 1 $329.99
Apple Smart - protective cover for web tablet • Best Buy $39.99 1 $39.99

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