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Mrs. Lightner from McMechen WV is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning Through Digital Storytelling

Help me give my students an iPad to allow them to express themselves through digital storytelling.

  • $549 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach in a low income/high poverty area. Most of my students come from broken homes, and many have had drugs impact their lives. My goal is to make school a safe place for them, someplace where they come and know they are safe and where someone has put their best interests first.

I try to create hands-on projects that the students will enjoy.

I find that my students learn best that way. Hands-on projects help to hold my students' interests better and help them focus.

My Project

My students love to tell me stories but when asked to write them down they tend to get discouraged. Some have had bad experiences with writing and others have a hard time putting their words on paper. I want to give them a fun way to express themselves and encourage writing.

By using the iPad my students will be able to access digital storytelling apps and software and they will be able to make their stories come to life!

They will be able to add animation to their stories. The software that I plan to use will also help the students develop their writing and practice the skills needed to succeed.

Mrs. Lightner
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple - iPad (Latest Model) with Wi-Fi - 128GB - Space Gray • Best Buy Education $429.99 1 $429.99

Materials cost

$429.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.45

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$466.44

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$82.31

Total project goal

$548.75

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$548.75

1 Donor

-$548.75

Donations toward project cost

-$466.44

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$82.31

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$0.00

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