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Mr. James from Oakland CA is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Reach for the Stars

My students need floor seats, headphones, dough mats, and other resources to ensure their academic, and social success.

  • $1,259 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students are genuinely awesome students. CLassified as students with special disabilities, I would be the first to differ. I would say these students are children with “Special Ablilities.” The ability to thrive, to give you hope, to inspire and invigorate you everyday. Everyday my students show a zeal for life the essence of it, is very authentic. My students deserve to have access to all available resources that will help them to flourish in a world that that they are sometimes forgotten. The Special Abilitity Teachers, and Paraeducadors will continue to fight for those who may seem disadvantaged, and give them empowerment and a chance through education.

My Project

This Project would benefit 10 Special Ability students. With the proper and adequate resources are students will be able to thrive in any environment. The materials funded would ensure success in academic, social, and psychological learning. The resources would contribute to their educational identities and affirm their success in the world. Students would really benefit from tactile, auditory , and visual aids. Student would also benefit from assistive technologies devices that will assist in communication needs ie. tablets, go talks devices. The tablets would play an instrumental role in developing technology skills. The tactile, auditory, sensory equipment will ensure that students have the necessary materials to thrive.

Mr. James
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 10 students.

8 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Samsung - Galaxy Tab A 7'8GB - Black • Best Buy Education $130.74 2 $261.48
FN2924CX - Listening Center Headphones - Set of 8 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $129.00 1 $129.00
LA620 - All-In-One CD Player with Bluetooth® • Lakeshore Learning Materials $119.00 1 $119.00
PP530X - Feel & Find Sensory Tubs - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $115.00 1 $115.00
LL509X - Light Table Sensory Play Materials - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $115.00 1 $115.00
LL581 - Light Table Sensory Tray • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
LC405RG - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
LC405GR - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
LC529GR - Flex-Space Balance Ball Seat - 22" - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
LA299 - Learn the Alphabet! Dough Mats • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99

Materials cost

$939.43

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$85.96

3rd party payment processing fee

$14.09

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,069.48

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$188.73

Total project goal

$1,258.21

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,258.21

7 Donors

-$1,172.92

Donations toward project cost

-$1,026.98

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$145.94

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$35.29

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$0.00

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