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Mrs. Bates from Hammond LA is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Special Needs Need Technology Too!

Help me give my students Fire HD tablets to keep up with the 21st century learning.

  • $619 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am privileged to teach a class of 15 special needs students in grades 9th -12th grade. All of my students receive free lunch. They range from non-verbal, non ambulatory, autistic, and Downs Syndrome. Even with these challenges, my students are always happy and excited about activities we do in our classroom.

After 30+ years of service, it's such a blessing to greet a classroom of eagerly awaiting students with their individual personalities and abilities.

My students are all very unique and make it a joy to go to work.

My Project

HELP! HELP! We need technology in our classroom to make it more engaging and productive. This project will help my students take a more active, unassisted approach to the lessons being taught. Currently, most of the students need a one-on-one approach to most of the lessons which are being taught, however once the concept is understood, they are able to move forward without much assistance. My students are eager to learn and very receptive of even the smallest amount of mastery. The Fire HD tablets will allow students to go to sites such as Star Fall, Brainpop and many more. This device will also give the students opportunities to go to various apps to assist with their educational growth.

Mrs. Bates
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, 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.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Fire HD 8 Tablet (8" HD Display, 16 GB) - Yellow • Amazon Business $49.99 3 $149.97
Fire HD 8 Tablet (8" HD Display, 16 GB) - Blue • Amazon Business $49.99 3 $149.97
Fire HD 8 Tablet (8" HD Display, 16 GB) - Red • Amazon Business $49.99 3 $149.97

Materials cost

$449.91

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$39.37

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.75

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$526.03

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$92.83

Total project goal

$618.86

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$618.86

3 Donors

-$568.86

Donations toward project cost

-$483.53

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$85.33

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

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$0.00

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