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  • $549 goal

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Mr. Manlapid
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 2 donors
  • $0 still needed

Osmo Learning for Exceptional Learners in STEM

Help me give my students an Osmo Genius Kit with iPad to help develop problem-solving and creativity in STEM.

My Students

Students with severe language and learning disabilities learn in a different way than their general education peers. Most of the students have social and emotional disorders that affect the way they interact with others. My students like to be engaged in learning using resources that are not available to them. They love to use more than one sense in discovering the world around them.

As members of a low-income community, my students have a challenge accessing different modes of discovery.

Content needs to be both visual and interactive for them to be interested and engaged. Many have communication disorders that prohibit them from responding to​ using traditional methods. It has been my mission as their teacher to make the world more accessible to them.

My Project

In special education, technology has become an important tool to help students with their needs in many ways. Content that was once very difficult to present to the students through texts and pictures on paper comes alive with the use of an iPad. Technology enables students to be engaged in the content and respond to it in their own ways. As teachers for exceptional learners, we strive to provide literacy and math-rich technology experiences where students can use their technology knowledge to enhance the skills necessary for a solid educational foundation.

The Osmo will allow students a true hands-on technology experience, as these games are interactive and come with manipulatives that bridge the real world to a virtual space.

Students will be able to engage with the Osmos on their own, with a teacher, or with peers. Also, they will be introduced to problem-solving and creativity skills in STEM. This will allow for students to not only learn from this experience, but also share their learning with each other!

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple - iPad (Latest Model) with Wi-Fi - 32GB - Space Gray • Best Buy Education $330.00 1 $330.00
Osmo - Genius Starter Kit for iPad - White • Best Buy Education $99.99 1 $99.99

Materials cost

$429.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.45

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$466.44

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$82.31

Total project goal

$548.75

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$548.75

1 Donor

-$274.37

Donations toward project cost

-$233.22

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$41.15

match offer

-$274.38

Match offer toward project cost

-$233.22

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$41.16

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 12 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by The Henry and Marilyn Taub Foundation and one other donor.

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