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Mrs. Jackson from Hyattsville MD is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Leaping into Literacy and Math using Technology!

My students need 4 LeapFrog LeapStart Interactive Learning Systems and the activity books to help enhance their literacy and math skills. In addition, my students need headphones for our classroom computers.

  • $516 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach at a Title I school in a low income area in Maryland. The school services about 700 students in grades Pre-K through 6th grade. What makes our students special is they face many challenges in their environment. Such as violence, poverty, and language barriers. I teach Pre-K students, and a lot of time these students are experiencing a school environment for the first time. I want to give them a chance to be able to build on their technology skills through the use of laptops and iPads.

Giving students the opportunity to use technology in the classroom will help enhance student's learning engagement.

My students enjoy being able to get on the classroom computers and play fun engaging learning games. One of my parents told me that due to my teaching and her son having access to the computer he was able to learn the letter sounds at a faster rate.

My Project

I teach Pre-K and one of the centers is the Technology Center. This project would allow my students to have more access to technology in the classroom. As of right now, I only have three working computers, but with the use of the VTech toys and LeapFrog Interactive books my students will have the opportunity to use technology to help enhance their learning.

Students will be able to use the VTech toys and LeapFrog Interactive books to help reinforce the literacy and math skills being taught in the classroom.

In addition, preschool students want to have fun and learn. With the use of this technology being available they will be given the opportunity to have fun and learn.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LeapFrog LeapStart Interactive Learning System for Preschool & Pre-Kindergarten - My Pal Scout Online Special Edition • Amazon Business $30.88 4 $123.52
Explore Foldable Volume Limiting Kids Headphones - Durable, Comfortable & Customizable - Built in Headphone Splitter and In Line Mic - For iPad, Kindle, Computers and Tablets - Blue • Amazon Business $32.99 2 $65.98
LeapFrog LeapStart Level 1 Preschool 4-in-1 Activity Book Bundle with ABC, Shapes and Colors, Math, Animals • Amazon Business $34.49 1 $34.49
VTech - ABC Text and Go • Amazon Business $32.95 1 $32.95
VTech Write and Learn Creative Center • Amazon Business $24.88 1 $24.88
VTech Lil' Speller Phonics Station • Amazon Business $22.89 1 $22.89
LeapFrog Fridge Numbers Magnetic Set - Online Exclusive Pink • Amazon Business $19.98 1 $19.98
LeapFrog LeapStart Learn To Read Volume 1 • Amazon Business $17.49 1 $17.49
LeapFrog LeapStart Level 2 Pre-Kindergarten Activity Book Bundle with Read and Write, Pre-K STEM • Amazon Business $15.49 1 $15.49
LeapFrog LeapStart Kindergarten Activity Book: Cook It Up! Math and Logic & Reasoning • Amazon Business $13.95 1 $13.95
LeapFrog LeapStart Pre-Kindergarten Activity Book: Pet Pal Puppies Math and Social Emotional Skills • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

Materials cost

$379.61

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$22.78

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.69

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$438.08

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$77.31

Total project goal

$515.39

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$515.39

2 Donors

-$257.69

Donations toward project cost

-$219.04

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.65

match offer

-$257.69

Match offer toward project cost

-$219.04

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.65

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$0.00

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