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Ms. Levy from Brooklyn NY is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Science & Technology for 3rd Grade Students With Autism

My students need science and technology to access information required by the school's curriculum to prepare them for the real world.

  • $606 goal

This project expired on October 17, 2015.

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My Students

Technology will enhance their understanding of science, math, english and social studies. Students will make practice literacy skills through explorations in science with the star projector and roots water fish tank. They will access new information by utilizing the portable projector.

My students will be entering third grade and are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder.

These students and their peers in the school come from low income backgrounds. My primary purpose as an educator is to prepare them for their future by exposing them to different medias that they should have access to, as they are smart in their own ways. Students will be able to explore scientific literacy by using the star projector and roots fish tank. To access new information about the word, students will use the portable projector. These tools will allow us to practice these skills. They will be reinforced using velcroed laminated worksheets, construction paper activities. They will be organized in storage bin containers throughout the classroom, for each student.

My Project

As a former science teacher, I intend to heavily integrate science into our literacy and math curriculum. Students will be able to practice life skills as they use the hydroponic garden/fish tank in the classroom. The projector and printer will be used to enhance their understanding of the NYS & Common Core curriculum. Their skills will be reinforced with velcroed laminated worksheets that are organized throughout the room. Students learn best when they make real life connections to the content that they are exposed to. I intend to make every lesson an experience with the tools that I am requesting for my students.

My future students are individually smart and capable of things that we may not be capably of doing.

By exposing my students to different medias, I intend to find, support and strengthen their individual abilities. My purpose is to prepare them for their future, to ensure that they are on the track to as much independence as they can achieve.

Ms. Levy
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 6 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
HP 61 (CR259FN) Black/Tri-color Original Ink Cartridges, Combo Pack • Amazon $29.99 4 $119.96
Taotaole Multi-media 150 Lumens Portable LED Projection Micro Projector • Amazon $89.99 1 $89.99
HP Envy 4500 Wireless Color Photo Printer with Scanner and Copier • Amazon $63.79 1 $63.79
Back to the Roots Water Garden • Amazon $59.99 1 $59.99
Uncle Milton 3-D Star Theater • Amazon $26.89 1 $26.89
Cube Storage Bin • Amazon $20.99 1 $20.99
Velcro 90140 Sticky-back Hook And Loop Dot Fasteners Dispenser 3/4 Inch Beige 200/roll • Amazon $16.99 1 $16.99
Sharpie 75846 Fine Point Permanent Marker, Assorted Colors, 24-Pack • Amazon $14.99 1 $14.99
Expo Dry Erase Markers - 18 count • Amazon $13.99 1 $13.99
Fosmon Mini DisplayPort (MiniDP/mDP) to HDMI Adapter Cable for Apple MacBook, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air (3M / 10 Feet) • Amazon $9.99 1 $9.99
Apache 100 Pack of 3 Mil Letter Size (9 x 11.5") Crystal Clear Universal Thermal Laminating Pouches • Amazon $9.96 1 $9.96
Scotch Long Lasting Moving & Storage Packaging Tape, 1.88 Inches x 54.6 Yards, 4 Rolls (3650-4) • Amazon $9.89 1 $9.89
Crayola Construction Paper, Assorted Colors, 240 Sheet (99-3200) • Amazon $9.00 1 $9.00
Whitmor 6026-868 Natural Wood Clothespins, 100 pins • Amazon $6.99 1 $6.99
Canopy 3-Year Office Product Protection Plan ($50-$75) • Amazon $3.90 1 $3.90

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