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Mrs. Carpenter from Tampa FL is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning on Fire

My students need Kindles to make use of technology in the classroom.

  • $358 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach at a Title I school with a high population of ESOL students. I am constantly amazed by my students' desire to learn and the amount of determination they have to succeed. One of the best ways I have found to provide for all of my students' diverse needs is hands-on learning and technology integration. Technology is able to bring to life many of the abstract concepts that my students are learning about and allows them to interact with a concept, instead of merely reading about it.

Students who are actively engaged are able to learn more and at a deeper level.

Technology allows us to tailor the education to meet the educational and cultural needs of the students.

My Project

Many of my students do not have access to individual technology and this limits what we can do in the classroom. A few kindles used to be enough to cover out needs but as the number of students immigrating from Puerto Rico due to hurricane Maria has increased so has the number of students who do not have their own individual devises.

These six requested Kindles can be used from everything from research to playing review games in the classroom.

By having a set to loan out I make sure that every student has a chance to interact with the technology and that I can integrate it through out all our lessons.

Mrs. Carpenter
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Fire 7 Tablet with Alexa, 7" Display, 8 GB, Marine Blue - with Special Offers • Amazon Business $44.99 6 $269.94

Materials cost

$269.94

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.05

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$303.99

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$53.65

Total project goal

$357.64

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$357.64

1 Donor

-$71.53

Donations toward project cost

-$60.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$10.73

match offer

-$286.11

Match offer toward project cost

-$243.19

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.92

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$0.00

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