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Mrs. McLaughlin from Bristow VA is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

iTeach Social Skills Through The iPad

My students need an iPad to access the best apps with data tracking for social skills and Autism needs.

  • $394 goal

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My Students

My children are more than their diagnosis. They have so many unique strengths and diverse characteristics. One thing many of them do lack is expected social skills.

The children I work with have access to reading programs, writing support, mathematics investigations, and STEM activities.

We are in a brand new school that has many wonderful things but being brand new also means that there are many things we cannot afford to have yet. I have students diverse in their disabilities, their socio-economic status, and their cultural backgrounds. One things many of my student have in common is a need for stronger social and life skills.

My Project

With this iPad, I can have access to several of the leading social skills and Autism apps that are not available on our Windows laptops. Apple has some of the strongest apps for children with Autism. My kids will begin by accessing Between the Lines and Conversation Builders as a way to utilize technology, learn expected social skills, work and cooperate with each other, and as another method for me to take data on their progress.

I am able to purchase many great books, cards, and games to teach these skills.

However, these stellar apps are only available on these Apple devices. Being a brand new school, we had to make decisions on what things were needed and right now, an iPad is not in our budget. This would help our students with Autism and other students the counselors may see fit learn invaluable social skills that will serve them the rest of their lives.

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Mrs. McLaughlin
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 12 students.

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Apple - iPad mini 2 with Wi-Fi - 16GB - Space Gray • Best Buy Education $299.99 1 $299.99

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