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  • $330 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Ringler
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 2 donors
  • $0 still needed

Mirror, Mirror Thru the iPad

My students need accessories such as speakers and a case for an iPad allowing them to handle, view and hear within the entire classroom while teaching their peers via mirroring through a computer.

My Students

If you would thoroughly know anything, teach it to others. -Tryon Edwards In teaching students technology applications, students best learn when they help each other in their work. Using the iPad with mirroring software will allow the class to demonstrate complex software with mobility.

I teach in a Title I middle school where the majority of our students are on free or reduced meals.

Many are ELL students just learning English. A small percentage have technology at home but few have a well-rounded experience and basic knowledge of technology use and skills.

My Project

We are fortunate to have some new technology at our school. Due to severe budget cuts and restraints we have no funding for anything this year. The one item we did receive is one iPad for the classroom. However, we need to purchase all accessories on our own. To protect and use the iPad device completely, we are asking for help for a cover, screen, stand, charger & sound system, and stylus for operating. Once I purchase a software to put on my teacher computer & iPad, my students will be able to demonstrate to each other from anywhere within the room a skill they have learned or discovered and this will mirror through my computer to the screen for everyone to observe and follow. Students will become the teachers. This will empower students to try new things on their computer and take pride in learning something on their own and then sharing it with others. The joy of learning and teaching something new will become exciting for each child.

In addition, we have suffered a major theft of over half our computers.

Although they will be replaced, it will be several months and this semester of students will suffer individual learning and completion of projects. The iPad accessories will enable us to use the device in the classroom and supplement for the loss of the various equipment. It will allow students another source to access online lessons and share their knowledge and skills through the mirroring device that is projected for all.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Incase - Book Jacket Select Case for Apple iPad (3rd Generation) - Cranberry/Gray • Best Buy $59.99 1 $59.99
Zagg - InvisibleSHIELD for Apple iPad (3rd Generation) • Best Buy $29.99 1 $29.99
Logitech Mini Boombox - wireless speaker • Best Buy $79.99 1 $79.99
2YR COM GSP-R • Best Buy $14.99 1 $14.99
Belkin FlipBlade Adjust for iPad 2 - web tablet desktop stand • Best Buy $29.99 1 $29.99
Targus Stylus - stylus • Best Buy $19.99 1 $19.99

Materials cost

$234.94

Vendor shipping charges

$12.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.52

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$280.46

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$49.49

Total project goal

$329.95

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$329.95

1 Donor

-$200.00

Donations toward project cost

-$170.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.00

match offer

-$129.95

Match offer toward project cost

-$110.46

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.49

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 350 students.

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