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Mrs. Thirkell from Aiken SC is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Putting the T in STEAM

My students need an iPad and Ozmo kits to fully incorporate technology into our arts-integrated curriculum.

  • $659 goal

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My Students

"Creativity is the ability to connect the seemingly unconnectable." - William Plomer This one quote defines everyday life in my classroom. I teach at an arts integrated, Title 1 school. Our students often come to school with very little supplies and often have little opportunity outside our doors to express themselves.

My students are creative, active learners that are eager for new and exciting experiences and resources.

It is my hope that my classroom will be a safe, enriching environment that will foster creative learning.

My Project

Every day new technologies are invented that will be integral parts of our students' future careers. Our classrooms need to start reflecting this. These Osmo kits and iPad will give my students another opportunity to learn through and with the use of technology.

At an arts-integrated school, STEAM is a big deal.

These tools will allow my students to explore coding through music, basic math with hands on manipulatives, and endless opportunities with an Ipad to express their learning and creativity through various art forms. These tools will also be used to work on my students' collaboration skills. We are not a 1:1 classroom (we don't have enough devices for all students to be using a device at the same time). In order to effectively use these tools students will work with their classmates in groups to learn and play.

Mrs. Thirkell
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 20 students.

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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 $329.99 1 $329.99
Osmo Genius Kit • Amazon Business $79.99 1 $79.99
Osmo Coding Jam Game (Base required) • Amazon Business $47.99 1 $47.99
Osmo Numbers Game (Base Required) • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99

Materials cost

$487.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$34.40

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.32

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$559.68

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$98.77

Total project goal

$658.45

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$658.45

7 Donors

-$499.62

Donations toward project cost

-$432.18

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$67.44

match offer

-$150.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$127.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.83

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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