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Mrs. Bottigliere from Central Islip NY is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Once Upon a Tablet...

My students need a tablet to maximize their academic potential in reading readiness!

  • $560 goal

This project expired on October 6, 2012.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Can you imagine walking into a classroom at four years old with 31 other children and one teacher? How about having to master all required materials in two and a half hour a day program?

My students attend a public Elementary School consisting of 661 Kindergarten and Pre-Kindergarten students.

The students come from a variety of ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds. This is what makes them so unique. Our current Kindergarten program is a two and a half hour day. In addition, the majority of the students come from a single parent home or a home with two working parents.

My Project

The resources I requested will enable my students to maximize their potential as they begin to exercise their natural love of learning. It will help differentiate their instruction, as well as, offer an exciting way to interact with the outside world. In addition, a tablet will offer my students a window into the wonderful world of technology that they have yet to experience!

A tablet may be the very thing many students need in order to make learning fun for them!

It will enhance their daily learning environment in ways that may otherwise be impossible in a half day program with thirty one children in a class!

Mrs. Bottigliere
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 75 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sony Tablet S SGPT111US S tablet Android 3 1 Honeycomb 16 GB 9 4 • CDW Inc. $395.01 1 $395.01

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