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Mrs. Maldonado from Milpitas CA is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

iPads for Special Ed Preschool Class!

My students need 3 iPads. We are in need of three iPads to integrate into our everyday instruction! These will promote language, social turn taking, & academic instruction.

  • $1,988 goal

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My Students

We live in a world full of technology and my students are eager to learn using up to date technology tools. Having three iPads in the class will help my students absorb information not just from the staff but also from a variety of websites and new materials that the iPads will bring into the class.

Hi, I am Ms. Maldonado and I teach special education preschool.

My students all have different needs, speech, motor, and cognition. I currently teach two classes of special education. In my morning class I have 12 students and the afternoon class has 10 students. Both classrooms are growing and the iPad will benefit not just my current students but many more to come in the years to come.

My Project

We are in need of three iPads. The iPad will be integrated into our day in different aspects. The iPads will help promote education for whole group activities like circle time and story time. For circle time we can sign along to songs with the lyrics right on the iPads. We can see stories come to life during story time. During small group instruction my students can take turns playing educational games, practicing letters, numbers, colors, and shapes. Having the iPads in the class will bring a whole new world to my students, we can travel around the world and learn about other countries, holidays, and make new friends as we explore our themes. We can visit zoos, jungles, and even travel back in time, virtually that is, to explore with the dinosaurs. The iPads will open a new world to students and they will learn to use technology as an educational tool!

These iPads will enrich my students' lives by allowing them to have more ways to learn and explore than what we currently have.

They will be able to travel around the world, explore new places, and learn about different cultures, something that not all my students are able to do. It was help my students thrive not only academically but socially, as well.

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Mrs. Maldonado
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 22 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple - iPad mini 3 Wi-Fi 16GB - Gold • Best Buy for Business $399.99 2 $799.98
Apple iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi - tablet - 128 GB - 9.7' • Best Buy for Business $699.99 1 $699.99

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