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  • $465 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Ridgeway
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 5 donors
  • $0 still needed

Learning Independence with Technology

My students need 3 tablets and a case for technology to support their learning, turn taking, and independent tasks.

My Students

Throughout the school year my biggest challenge was finding motivating activities for my students, I brought in my I pad and it was a hit. The student enjoyed story time , working on task in groups and learning new skills. How exciting to think of the possibilities of multiple tablets in the class!

All of my highly energetic students are diagnosed with Autism.

The students and I are all moving to a new location due to overcrowding and limited class space in my previous school. The school system I work for has technology. Some schools have more than others and from my past experience teachers can only check out technology for a number of weeks and then it needs to be returned. Unfortunately, this will not benefit my students and their needs. Having the tablets readily available will increase the integrated usage throughout the day.

My Project

I envision using these tablets to motivate my students and create independent learners. The android forum has a large amount of apps that can address the various levels in my class from errorless learning, to frequency drills, to assessing skills such as addition. The tablets will also be used as readers in the library area and for social skills.

Integrating technology into the classroom will enhance lessons throughout the different content areas, allow students to be self-directed and cooperative in learning, and increase their independence in the classroom.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Insignia? - 8 Wi-Fi Tablet - 8GB - Gunmetal • Best Buy for Business $99.99 2 $199.98
Insignia? - 7'Wi-Fi Tablet - 8GB - Black • Best Buy for Business $69.99 1 $69.99
Kensington SafeGrip Rugged Carry Case & Stand - protective case for tablet • Best Buy for Business $54.99 1 $54.99

Materials cost

$324.96

Vendor shipping charges

$13.00

State sales tax

$22.42

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.87

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$395.25

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$69.75

Total project goal

$465.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$465.00

4 Donors

-$223.68

Donations toward project cost

-$197.63

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.05

match offer

-$232.49

Match offer toward project cost

-$197.62

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.87

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.83

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 12 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by DonorsChoose.org Community Fund and 4 other donors.

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