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Mrs. Halford from Wichita Falls TX is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

iPad, iPad, What Do You Art?

Help me give my students access to an IPad for digital art education and Class Dojo.

  • $560 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I wish I could describe the excitement of my students as they entered our new classroom this year. The oohs and ahhs as each class crossed through the door melted my heart. I have taught fifth grade science the last five years and made the change to art teacher this year. This is the first time in years that our students will have a full time art teacher. Now I have all of our students kindergarten through fifth grade. So far they have enjoyed getting to explore our new space, fun seating choices, and hands-on activities.

I wanted my art classroom to not look anything like a traditional classroom so all summer I've been gathering kitchen tables from garage sales and trading posts.

Now my students have brightly colored kitchen tables where they can create their masterpieces. My goal is to provide all my students with an engaging, fun and safe learning environment. My school is Title I and located in a low socio-economic neighborhood where 98% of the students receive free or reduced-price lunch. Most of my students are faced with many challenges in the classroom and at home.

My Project

Technology is becoming more and more necessary in the classroom. Let's face it 21st Century Skills will be important for their futures, but we must be responsible when using it. This IPad will give my students the opportunity to use various apps to create digital art. I will then be able to upload pictures to SeeSaw and Artsonia for their families to see what they've created.

I would love to add an iPad to our classroom to give my students the opportunity to create digital art.

This iPad will also be used for Class Dojo to help me better communicate with parents on a daily basis. They'll be able to view how their child did each day and have an easier and faster way to communicate with me if needed.

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

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64 donors64 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 380 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
iPad, protection plan and iPad case • Best Buy Education $438.98 1 $438.98

Materials cost

$438.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.58

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$475.56

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$83.92

Total project goal

$559.48

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$559.48

59 Donors

-$352.91

Donations toward project cost

-$325.01

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.90

match offer

-$177.15

Match offer toward project cost

-$150.58

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.57

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$29.45

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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