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Mrs. Klepper from Lisle IL is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Kindles Making Learning Accessible for All!

My students need Kindles so that they can listen to audiobooks as they read their grade level appropriate book. The other materials we need are simply for charging and listening to the devices.

  • $443 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"I want to read the same books my friends are!" That is just one of the many comments I hear from many of my students. My students come to school each day eager to learn and challenge themselves. Many of my students are reading below grade level and receive a reading intervention rather than a more fun exploratory class such as computers or Family and Consumer Science. We work hard at providing rigorous academics to prepare our students for high school and beyond. Our goal is to nurture the whole child academically and social-emotionally to prepare them for their next path in life.

We provide an experience that you cannot get in the larger schools.

Teachers know each student and work hard at having a personal connection with each one. Many of my students receive free or reduced lunch and do not have access to rich, quality literature.

My Project

I have a variety of learners in my 6th-grade Literature class. I have students who are reading at a high school level while others are reading at a second or third-grade level. Those students are the students who keep me up at night. They desperately seek to be able to read books that their friends are reading, but are unable to understand what is going on in grade level books that their classmates are reading. The Kindles will allow this access so that deep and rich conversations can take place.

This project will help increase the confidence of my students!

They will be able to have deep and meaningful conversations with their peers about books that are grade-level appropriate. Up until this point, my students have not been able to read those grade-level appropriate books well enough to understand. My students will feel like they are equals which is something they have not been able to feel before at the academic level!

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This project will reach 33 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Fire 7 Tablet with Alexa, 7" Display, 8 GB, Black - with Special Offers • Amazon Business $44.99 6 $269.94
Nexgadget Detachable Universal Multi-Port USB Charging Station, 50W 8-Port USB Charging Dock • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Koss KPH7 Lightweight Portable Headphone, Black • Amazon Business $2.69 6 $16.14
ZiBay Micro USB Short Sync Cable for Select Models/Device, 7-Inch - Pack of 5 • Amazon Business $7.50 2 $15.00

Materials cost

$341.07

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.12

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$376.19

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$66.39

Total project goal

$442.58

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$442.58

3 Donors

-$246.29

Donations toward project cost

-$209.35

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.94

Matching donations from our partners

-$196.28

Match offers toward project cost

-$166.84

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.44

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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