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Ms. Smith from Norfolk VA is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Tablets for Technology

Help me give my students tablets, so they can explore math in new ways!

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  • $548 goal

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My Students

My students are amazing 7th graders in an urban community. The classes range from honors to co-taught. All of my students have an excitement for technology and incorporating technology to increase learning potentials. We have a large number of students who have learned English as their second language. Combine that with a large population of students who receive free/reduced lunch and low income housing. All of my students love the universal language of math. Resources are limited. A class set of tablets to allow the incorporation of technology in learning will help increase learning potential in an environment with limited resources.

My Project

The addition of technology, Kindle Fire Tablets, would give my students a much needed boost of practice in the areas of mathematics. Students who are confident in their mathematical reasoning abilities will be ready to face the challenges of higher education and success in their daily lives. Students are expected to master Pre-Algebra math skills when many of them go home to environments where homework and learning may not be a priority due to poverty and even language barriers. Exposing students who do not have access to technology at home to different learning resources will provide all learners in my class with a chance to grow and succeed.

The Kindle Fire Tablets will be used by students, for remediation purposes, so they can use sites such as IXL and Khan Academey, which will help them to retain and practice skills.

The tablets will also allow my students to explore math by participating and creating webquest. Another use for the tablets would be to engage my students in review material by using the tablets for Kahoots ,Quizizz, and Plickers. These are just a few examples for what these tablets can do for my class. The cases will be used to protect the tablets, since this is a class set and the charging station will be used to keep the tablets charged and ready to use.

Ms. Smith
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Fire 7 Tablet with Alexa, 7" Display, 8 GB, Black - with Special Offers • Amazon Business $44.99 6 $269.94
Poetic SlimFolio All New Amazon Fire 7 2017 Case Slim Leather Stand Folio Case with Auto Wake/Sleep for Amazon Fire 7 (7th Generation, 2017 Release) Black • Amazon Business $12.95 6 $77.70
Fire 7 Tablet with Alexa, 7" Display, 8 GB, Canary Yellow - with Special Offers • Amazon Business $44.99 1 $44.99
Fastest Charging Station for Multiple Devices, Othoking USB 5-Port Charging Station Dock & Charging Stand Organizer with QC 3.0 for Smartphones, Tablets & Other Gadgets • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
[3-Pack] Supershieldz for All-New Fire 7 Tablet 7" Screen Protector, (7th Generation - 2017 release Only) High Definition Clear Shield - Lifetime Replacements Warranty • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98

Materials cost

$428.60

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.43

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$465.03

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$82.06

Total project goal

$547.09

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$547.09

5 Donors

-$273.54

Donations toward project cost

-$232.51

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$41.03

match offer

-$273.55

Match offer toward project cost

-$232.52

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$41.03

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$0.00

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