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Mrs. Hobbs from Shawnee OK is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Math: Bring It to Life!

My students need 2 iPad minis with cases to help them be 21st Century learners.

  • $932 goal

This project expired on November 30, 2013.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Have you ever been hooked on a tv show, amazed at a commercial, lost in a book, or enthralled in a movie? Have you had that same experience in a math classroom? Students have a hard time having these fascinating experiences in math.

My middle school math students are bright young minds in a rural school.

They are our future engineers, doctors, creators, designers, and innovators. They need to learn to solve problems. They need to explore the mathematics. They need to have the mathematics at their fingertips. They need mathematics to come alive for them like things do in movies, games, and books.

My Project

The iPad minis will allow my students to create movies, commercials, comic strips, puppet plays, music, games, and more. These creations will be bringing mathematics ALIVE to my students. Students will be creating, the highest thinking level of Bloom's Taxonomy. Students will be engaging in 21st Century learning tasks: collaboration, design, innovation, and communication. Students will be conveying the conceptual meaning of mathematics learned through one of the many apps available in iTunes. Using the iPad minis, students will take their mathematical knowledge well beyond just rote memory of facts and algorithms. Students will develop a deeper, richer understanding of the content. Students will have the opportunities to become problem solvers.

The iPad minis will prepare my students to pursue career choices in the demanding STEM fields.

The iPad minis will give my students the skills they need to be successful in the job market. The iPad minis will help math come to life for my students.

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 135 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple® iPad® mini Wi-Fi - tablet - iOS 6 - 16 GB - 7.9 • Best Buy for Business $329.99 1 $329.99
Apple® iPad® mini Wi-Fi - tablet - iOS 6 - 16 GB - 7.9 • Best Buy for Business $329.99 1 $329.99
Rocketfish?- Canvas Case for Apple®iPad®mini - Black • Best Buy for Business $12.01 2 $24.02

Materials cost

$684.00

Vendor shipping charges

$12.00

State sales tax

$55.75

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.26

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$792.01

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$139.77

Total project goal

$931.78

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$931.78

1 Donor

-$931.78

Donations toward project cost

-$792.01

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$139.77

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$0.00

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