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Mrs. Hooten from Bedford IN is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.


My students need iPads with protective cases, markers, and tape for STEM activities in class.

  • $997 goal

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My Students

I have a classroom of twenty-seven third-grade students who love to learn new things. I need to keep their attention by varying the activities in and out of the classroom.

Our small, southern Indiana school is a school-wide Title I facility in which funds are limited.

Over 300 students attend our elementary school. We have seventeen classrooms of children. About 67% of our students receive free or reduced-price breakfast, lunch, and book fees. Our school works hard to offer many additional after-school opportunities for our K-5 students like Green Thumbs, Running Club, STEM Club, and Drama Club.

My Project

My students have the opportunity to learn in whole group, in small groups, with partners, and through independent study. Having a variety of tools for them to use during learning time is important. Third-grade students love using iPads, especially my inclusion students. We do have some technology in the classroom that they love using. We currently have three iPads, and would love two more. My students will be able to grow their knowledge by using iPads with grade-level appropriate apps, activities, and add-ons by using iPads. STEM it's very important! The iPads will be a great resource for the students to learn more through the wonderful stem apps available on the iPads. Some students would rather use an iPad than the manipulatives.

For my special education students who are lacking motor skills, touch screens are more intuitive devices.

Markers and tape are needed for constructing STEM projects. The pencil sharpener is for the kids so that they can have sharp pencils to draw their STEM drawings more accurately.

Mrs. Hooten
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple - iPad (Latest Model) with Wi-Fi - 32GB - Space Gray • Best Buy Education $329.99 2 $659.98
Crayola 58-7858 40 ct Broad Line Ultra-Clean Washable Markers Toy • Amazon Business $15.31 2 $30.62
X-ACTO School Pro Classroom Electric Pencil Sharpener, Blue, 1 Count (1670) • Amazon Business $24.95 1 $24.95
New iPad 9.7 Case 2018/2017, i-Blason New Apple iPad 9.7 inch 2017/2018 Case for Kids [ArmorBox Kido Series] Lightweight Super Protective Convertible Stand Cover (Purple) • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Scotch® Tape Dispenser With 2 Rolls Of Heavy-Duty Shipping Tape, Clear Model # 3850-2ST • Amazon Business $15.00 1 $15.00
BMOUO Case for New iPad 9.7 Inch 2018/2017 - ShockProof Case Light Weight Kids Case Cover Handle Stand Case for iPad 9.7 Inch 2017/2018 New Model - Orange • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Crafty Rolls Decorative Washi Tape Set of 10 Rolls Assortment of Geometric Designs & Shapes for Scrapbooking & Crafts - Fun Shapes • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Duck Brand Matte Finish Invisible Tape Refill for Dispenser, 10 Rolls, Each Roll 3/4-Inch x 1000 Inches for 10000 Total Inches • Amazon Business $11.97 1 $11.97
Desktop Tape Dispenser, 1"" Core, Weighted Non-Skid Base, Black, Sold as 1 Each • Amazon Business $10.19 1 $10.19
Sharpie Permanent Markers, Fine Point, Black, 12 Count • Amazon Business $7.61 1 $7.61

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