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Ms. Swindall from Columbus GA is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

iPad to the Rescue!

My students need an iPad Air 2 to use our required educational apps that are used in a small group. We need more headphones to use on this device and in our listening center.

  • $454 goal

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My Students

My students are always on the go! They love hands-on learning and learning how things work. The children love to build things and are constantly looking for materials to create with. We have in the moment learning when the students create things from blocks and we can discuss and compare their structures. Many of the students learn from their group members as they build and talk about their creations. They love technology and viewing videos about everything! Our school serves students with disabilities, gifted learners and students from military families. Most get their start to education in Pre-K and I want to make sure they get the best start possible!

My Project

An iPad to the rescue! We desperately need one extra iPad to help all the students in small group work on their learning apps at the same time. We currently do not have enough devices to allow all 5 children to use the required reading and math apps that are provided to us by our district at the same time. If we could have just one more device, the small group would be able to do the same task (at different levels) at the same time. Students that have to wait their turn are often bored with different activities and can sometimes cause a distraction to other small groups. This device would ease the frustration of both the students and myself as we can regulate the learning experience more efficiently. I will also utilize this device in a small group to show videos or present different images for learning. We will use the headphones to help students hear what they are learning without distracting other children around them. In addition, the headphones will also help us in our listening center for audio stories and music!

Ms. Swindall
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 22 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple iPad Air MD785LL/B (16GB, Wi-FI, Black with Space Gray) • Amazon Business $274.64 1 $274.64
SmithOutlet 10 Pack Over the Head Low Cost Headphones • Amazon Business $38.99 1 $38.99
iPad Air 2 Case, BENTOBEN [Hybrid Shockproof Case] with KickStand Rugged Triple-Layer Shock Resistant Drop Proof Case Cover for iPad Air 2 with Retina Display / iPad 6, Mist Blue/Gray • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99

Materials cost

$327.62

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$22.61

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.91

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$385.14

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$67.97

Total project goal

$453.11

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$453.11

5 Donors

-$253.00

Donations toward project cost

-$215.05

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.95

match offer

-$200.11

Match offer toward project cost

-$170.09

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.02

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$0.00

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