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Mrs. Tompkins from South Houston TX is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

iPads and eBooks are Awesome!

My students need three iPad minis and three protective cases to access eBooks.

  • $1,249 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

“Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.” — Frederick Douglass

Unfortunately, our community was devastated by Hurricane Harvey.

We lost ten days of instruction, and many of our students lost their homes with all their belongings. Our school also took in flood waters. Sadly, I lost several resources and books.

I teach in a low income school, and the majority of my students receive free lunch. Each day is different and unique in my classroom. My students come to school overcoming many obstacles in their home life. My students love computers and technology. Having iPad minis will help put endless eBooks in their hands. Help my students learn to read!

My Project

My students will use ipads to access eBooks from a digital library. Being able to read and to experience learning digitally will inspire a passion for inquiry and lifelong learning. Using ipads to read endless eBooks will transform my students’ literacy experience and improve reading skills. As digital natives, my students need to learn how to be responsible digital citizens and to be aware of the digital footprint they leave in the world. Having access to ipads in the classroom will enable this important learning, and guide them as they navigate the internet world safely. Digital literacy is imperative for 21 Century learning.

Mrs. Tompkins
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 25 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple - iPad (Latest Model) with WiFi - 32GB - Silver • Best Buy Education $329.99 3 $989.97
iPad Mini 4 Case, iXCC Shockproof Silicone Protective Rubber Soft Gel Case Cover [Drop Proof, Kids Proof, Shock Proof, Anti slip] - Pink • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
iXCC Shockproof Silicone Protective Case Cover for iPad Mini, Mini 2, Mini 3 and iPad Mini Retina - Purple • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
iPad Mini 4 Case, iXCC Shockproof Silicone Protective Rubber Soft Gel Case Cover [Drop Proof, Kids Proof, Shock Proof, Anti slip] - Gray • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98

Materials cost

$1,015.92

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$15.24

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,061.16

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$187.26

Total project goal

$1,248.42

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,248.42

1 Donor

-$1,248.42

Donations toward project cost

-$1,061.16

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$187.26

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$0.00

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