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Ms. Illsley from Phoenix AZ is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Music Technology is Awesome!

My students need an iPad mini with case to complement the set of ten we received through a grant.

  • $553 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My school is a diverse group of learners from all over the globe. This means that my kids come from a wide variety of backgrounds and have very diverse life experiences. This also means that their technology exposure is on a wide spectrum as well.

Music is so important and is a common element that connects even the largest cultural differences in my very diverse classroom.

Finding ways for my students to come together and learn is so important! Technology is a great way for them to bridge those gaps.

My Project

I received a grant for Apple iPads last spring and we love them but right now we have 10 iPads, which is about 1 for every three students. This project would put another iPad into students' hands and allow me to put more pairs of students on the iPads instead of groups of 3.

We use these iPads for many things in music class, including composing in GarageBand, playing skill-building games, and doing karaoke to improve pitch matching and vocal technique.

These devices allow students to get real-time feedback on what they are creating and see how to improve their skills more quickly. Please help me put technology into the hands of more students.

Ms. Illsley
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 600 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple 2017 iPad Mini 4 128GB Wi-Fi - Silver (MK9P2LL/A) • Amazon Business $359.99 1 $359.99
Tech21 Evo Play for iPad mini 1/2/3/4 • Amazon Business $44.95 1 $44.95

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