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Mrs. J. from Charlotte NC is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Sparking STEM Learning in PK

My students need an iPad, POP games, math file folder games, number pebbles, and other STEM resources.

  • $910 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

"All the traditional STEM fields, the science, technology, engineering, and math fields, are stoked when you dream big in an agency such as NASA." Neil deGrasse Tyson

I am a prekindergarten teacher at an elementary school in North Carolina.

Most of the children attending this school come from low-income families, so it is important to me to provide my students with quality hands-on materials. In my class there are 12 four- and five-year-old children who are eager to learn and thrive in an environment that is conducive to learning. I am writing this proposal in an effort to obtain funding for an iPad, POP games, math file folder games, number pebbles, and other STEM resources.

My Project

My students will use the iPad to enhance their technology skills as well as explore STEM concepts while using various apps. Some of the science and math applications include Marvelous, Simple Machines, STEM islands, and STEM Honey Story. My students will reinforce listening, counting, and early addition and subtraction skills with the POP math games, the math file folder games, the number pebbles, and other STEM materials.

With help from donors like you, this proposal will make a difference in the lives of my current students as well as students I will have in the future.

Thanks again for taking the time to read my proposal; my students and I appreciate it.

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Mrs. J.
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 12 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple iPad Air 2 MH0W2LL/A (16GB, Wi-Fi, Gold) NEWEST VERSION • Amazon $449.99 1 $449.99
POP for Games Preschool Skills Set • Nasco $33.96 1 $33.96
CenterSOLUTIONS File Folder Games Math, Grade K • Nasco $25.46 1 $25.46
Nascos GeoShapes Everyday Life Set • Nasco $24.61 1 $24.61
Number Pebbles Number Bonds to 10 • Nasco $23.76 1 $23.76
Mental Blox Critical Thinking Game • Nasco $22.91 1 $22.91
DoubleSided Magnetic Numbers • Nasco $22.74 1 $22.74
Numbers Bean Bags • Nasco $22.06 1 $22.06
Giant Magnetic Ten Frame Set • Nasco $16.96 1 $16.96
Giant Number Stamp Set • Nasco $11.01 1 $11.01
Using Ten Frames to Teach Number Sense • Nasco $7.23 1 $7.23

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