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Ms. Speer from Mesquite TX is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Intervention With An IPAD!

My students need an iPad so that they can increase their language acquisition.

  • $1,134 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Itinerant Deaf Education means that I travel to different schools to work with deaf and hard of hearing students at their home campus. I travel to 5 to 7 different schools in a day. They are low socioeconomic and range in age from Kindergarten to 8th grade.

My students are behind in language acquisition because of their hearing loss which puts them at a disadvantage to their hearing peers.

I work with students in all grades and all settings to increase their language development through reading, writing and auditory training activities. I want my students to be able to communicate their needs and advocate for themselves now and in the future.

My Project

In trying to keep up with varying ages of my caseload, the students’ spectrum of needs, and the nature of itinerant teaching I have seen the benefit for mobile technology to be able to expand my student’s language and communication skills. A portable tool like an iPad with case would allow access to activities and resources that would otherwise be inaccessible.

iPads have numerous apps that help students with language and auditory skills and being portable makes it an ideal tool for an itinerant teacher.

Having a modern teaching resource like an iPad, that is reliable and has sufficient storage, would improve my students’ achievement by providing them access to a global network of information.

Ms. Speer
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple - 10.5-Inch iPad Pro (Latest Model) with Wi-Fi - 256GB - Rose Gold • Best Buy Education $799.99 1 $799.99
Logitech - Slim Combo Keyboard Folio Case for Apple 10.5-Inch Ipad Pro - Black • Best Buy Education $119.31 1 $119.31

Materials cost

$919.30

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$13.79

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$963.09

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$169.96

Total project goal

$1,133.05

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,133.05

10 Donors

-$562.13

Donations toward project cost

-$485.31

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$76.82

Matching donations from our partners

-$562.09

Match offers toward project cost

-$477.78

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$84.31

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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