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Mrs. Leis from Cedar Rapids IA is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning with Technology

My students need two iPads with cases to allow them access to technology which will assist with developing reading and math skills.

  • $1,206 goal

This project expired on December 7, 2014.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

First graders are eager learners and I am always looking for new ways to motivate their learning. An iPad is an excellent way to reinforce the concepts I am teaching in reading and math while students think they are "playing a game".

The majority of my students come from poverty-stricken homes where the parents are doing the best they can to make ends meet.

Some may not even have a computer or tablet in their home. These students enjoy coming to school to learn and especially enjoy any chance they have to use technology they may not have access to at home.

My Project

Students will use the iPads during their reading and math small group rotations to reinforce the concepts we are learning during whole group instruction. I will also be able to connect the iPad to our SmartBoard during whole group instruction to better engage all the students in the classroom.

Technology is becoming a vital part in how we educate students.

Students are more eager to learn when you place a piece of technology in front of them instead of just handing them a paper and pencil assignment.

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

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11 donors11 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 22 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple® iPad® with Retina display Wi-Fi - 4th generation • Best Buy for Business $399.99 2 $799.98
OtterBox Defender Series Case with Screen Protector and Stand for iPad 4th Generation, iPad 2 and 3 - Black • Amazon $59.00 2 $118.00

Materials cost

$917.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$62.88

3rd party payment processing fee

$13.77

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,024.63

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$180.82

Total project goal

$1,205.45

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,205.45

9 Donors

-$472.73

Donations toward project cost

-$401.82

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$70.91

Matching donations from our partners

-$732.72

Match offers toward project cost

-$622.81

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$109.91

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$0.00

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