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Mrs. Marvin from Houston TX is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning Across the Curriculum with Technology and Stations

My students need a Kindle Fire and accessories to support their learning in work stations. The math, science and language arts materials will be for small group instruction.

  • $920 goal

This project expired on December 31, 2013.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Kindergarten students learn best with hands-on activities. This includes using technology (Kindle Fire) and work station games from all areas. We need more of these items to create the best learning environment possible. It is important to build basic skills now for their success in the future.

I teach at a Title 1 school that is full of students that amaze me every year!

Many of them come from low income homes and have not had many educational experiences. When they come to school, they are so excited to learn and explore new things. They especially love using technology to learn reading and math. They are also very curious about science and love to investigate their senses,weather and other science concepts found in the world around them. Since these students have not had as many educational experiences, they need a lot of teacher support and materials to encourage them to learn.

My Project

The Kindle Fire will allow my students to learn how to use technology. They will also use the technology to develop reading and math skills. The science, math and language arts games will be used to reinforce concepts that are taught in the class. They will provide them hands-on opportunities which is how children love to learn. We will use these games in work stations and small group. They will also provide the students that are struggling with another resource for learning concepts. By making learning fun now, our students will be more excited about learning in future grades and will have developed the skills necessary for them to be successful.

This project is important to me because these students deserve the opportunity to have an education that meets their learning needs.

My job as a kindergarten teacher is to provide my students with materials that are fun, but educational so my students develop a love of learning that they can carry with them the rest of their life. I can accomplish this for my students by providing them with developmentally appropriate materials that enhance their learning. Thank you for supporting my students.

Mrs. Marvin
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 50 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TT690X - Science Instant Learning Centers - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $199.00 1 $199.00
Kindle Fire HD 7", Dolby Audio, Dual-Band Wi-Fi, 16 GB - Includes Special Offers • Amazon $159.00 1 $159.00
Letter Vests • Kaplan Early Learning Company $40.76 1 $40.76
FF315 - Alphabet Mystery Box • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
Our Five Senses Game • Kaplan Early Learning Company $29.71 1 $29.71
Word Families Phonics Center Kit • Kaplan Early Learning Company $26.31 1 $26.31
Magnetic Ten Frame Answer Boards • Kaplan Early Learning Company $25.46 1 $25.46
Graphing Flip Chart • Kaplan Early Learning Company $25.46 1 $25.46
LL697 - Trace & Write Alphabet Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
HH966 - Pop & Add to 12 Game • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
Peg It Number Boards • Kaplan Early Learning Company $24.61 1 $24.61
Amazon Kindle PowerFast for Accelerated Charging • Amazon $19.99 1 $19.99
Texture Dominoes • Kaplan Early Learning Company $18.66 1 $18.66
Fintie (Leopard Brown) Slim Fit Leather Case Cover Auto Sleep/Wake for Kindle Fire HD 7" Tablet (will only fit Kindle Fire HD 7") • Amazon $15.99 1 $15.99
DS172 - Consonants Hot Dots Quiz Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
CARD HOT DOTS JR PATTERNS AND SEQUENCING SET • School Specialty $14.72 1 $14.72
FLASHCARDS HOT DOTS PHONICS WORD FAMILIES • School Specialty $14.24 1 $14.24
AC214 - Wikki Stix Alphabet Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $13.99 1 $13.99
Animal Skin Match Up • Kaplan Early Learning Company $10.16 1 $10.16

Materials cost

$738.02

Vendor shipping charges

$2.90

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.07

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$781.99

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$138.00

Total project goal

$919.99

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$919.99

4 Donors

-$459.99

Donations toward project cost

-$390.99

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$69.00

match offer

-$460.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$391.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$69.00

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$0.00

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