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Mrs. Molihan from Norfolk VA is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Ipads, to Start a Reading Rainbow!

My students need iPads to accompany a amazing reading readiness program that will help students across the board become better readers.

  • $4,239 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My young scholars are pre-kindergartners and kindergartner that are part of an urban elementary school with a strong military family presences. At least 64% of our students receive reduced or free lunch and our ELL student population is on the rise. There are three Pre-kindergarten classes and four Kindergarten classes, each grade level has at least one class that is partly made up of special education students. All students attend full day programs and are eager to learn.

Making sure that all our students are given equal opportunity to develop the skills needed for them to become fluent readers, and independent learners in the future is a top priority!

My Project

The iPads will enable the Pre-K and Kindergarten students in these classes to access the reading readiness program, Square Panda. The students will be able to participate in multiple groups settings: small group, stations, whole class, etc... allowing everyone the opportunity to practice what they are learning in a matter that is beneficial to their unique learning style, as well as, being a fun, effective and instrumental in developing the early reading skills needed to become a fluent reader and independent learner in the furture. All students including the English Language Learners and the Special Education students will make gains.

Mrs. Molihan
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple - iPad (Latest Model) with WiFi - 32GB - Space Gray • Best Buy Education $329.99 10 $3,299.90
HDE iPad 2017 9.7-inch Bumper Case for Kids Shockproof Hard Cover Handle Stand with Built in Screen Protector for 5th Generation Apple iPad 9.7 inch (Blue, March 2017 Release) • Amazon Business $21.99 10 $219.90

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