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Ms. Cesar from Brooklyn NY is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Lights, Camera, Action!

Help me give my students iPad's so they can have a voice and tell stories using various applications for students with autism.

  • $2,312 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are unlike most children their age. They are extraordinary. They learn in extraordinary ways. They may all be diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) but that is not just simply who they are. They are happy. They are engaging. They communicate through various means. They dance. They sing. They tell jokes. They learn through their five senses. That is who my students are. They come from various backgrounds but are united in my classroom to learn through non-traditional means. They walk into school each morning with smiles on their faces, ready for the day ahead.

My Project

Emerging research and practices have shown that using technology-based supports has been effective in targeting the main challenges for individuals with ASD – communication, socialization and motivation. Digital tools have the power to help students with ASD communicate and gain confidence. Technology makes visual images more accessible to the individual with ASD. Computer graphics capture and maintain their attention.

Everybody has a story to tell, the iPad gives students with autism a medium to tell their stories like never before.

My aim is to integrate iPads into instruction, student learning and assessment, and classroom management with a variety of applications (Nearpod, Skitch, and Scene Speak) in multiple content areas/ settings. Furthermore, we will use applications like ChatterPix Kids, Shadow Puppet Edu, Puppet Pals HD and Green Screen by Do Ink to create digital stories and movies!

Ms. Cesar
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
iPad package: 32GB iPad+Case • Best Buy Education $381.23 5 $1,906.15

Materials cost

$1,906.15

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$28.59

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,964.74

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$346.72

Total project goal

$2,311.46

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$2,311.46

47 Donors

-$2,069.59

Donations toward project cost

-$1,798.99

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$270.60

match offer

-$195.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$165.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$46.87

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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