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Ms. Thomas from Sumter SC is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Tablets to Inspire

My students need an iPad for computer access with a protection plan and a durable case.

  • $674 goal

This project expired on December 26, 2014.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Imagine being a 6th grade student who loves history, but you are not able to use digital materials in the classroom to view and research history because of limited access. I teach at a Title I school in SC, where access to computers is limited.

My school is a very culturally diverse school with students of varying socio-economic backgrounds.

My school is a Title I school, which means there is a high number of children who come from low income families. My students are technologically advanced students who love to learn.

My Project

Access to computers and the Internet is limited. My students will use these tablets to make history come alive for them. By using the tablets, students will be able to view online resources and conduct research in the classroom. Since many of the children at my school are from low income families, their access to these resources at home is not always an option. With these iPads, students can use them to complete assignments and further their knowledge on the content in my World History class.

Many of the students I teach do not have access to computers or the Internet at home.

Donations to this project will help me better assist my students in the classroom with their learning. With these three tablets, my students will be able to take their learning outside of the textbook and expand on the material they will be taught in the classroom. I have some very enthusiastic students, and these materials will help me better serve their curiosity about History.

Ms. Thomas
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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9 donors9 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 85 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple® iPad® with Retina display Wi-Fi - 4th generation • Best Buy for Business $399.99 1 $399.99
COMMERCIAL 1YR W/ADH TABLET GSP • Best Buy for Business $79.99 1 $79.99
Honeycase Extreme-Duty Military Transformer Hybrid Shockproof & Drop Rresistance Anti-slip Soft Silicone Case Cover for iPad 2 / for iPad 3 / for iPad 4 (Black) • Amazon $19.99 1 $19.99

Materials cost

$499.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$35.25

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$572.72

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$101.07

Total project goal

$673.79

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$673.79

8 Donors

-$326.30

Donations toward project cost

-$286.36

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.94

match offer

-$336.89

Match offer toward project cost

-$286.36

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$50.53

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$10.59

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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