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Ms. Edwards from Indianapolis IN is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Teaching Special Learners With Technology

My students need an iPad Air with a kid friendly cover in order to be able to access technology and learn.

  • $759 goal

This project expired on July 16, 2014.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"Beware; for I am fearless, and therefore powerful." Mary Shelley, Frankenstein. I am a Special Education teacher in a large, urban school district. I can tell you that it takes a whole lot of fearless to be a student with a learning disability.

My students are amazing individuals.

They come to school every day knowing that they don't necessarily learn like everyone else, but they put their heart and soul into everything they do. I always tell them that if they are willing to put in the effort, I will make sure that they get everything they need out of their education, and hopefully more. I want my students to learn that hard work is it's own reward, and that a good attitude can get you almost anywhere you want to go.

My Project

My students will be able to use the iPad Air to practice their phonics, read books, and to play math games in order to sharpen their problem solving skills. They will use the iPad Air to view videos to teach them social skills, to record and edit their own presentations, and to work one on one with a teacher that really cares about them as individuals.

Having access to this iPad Air will allow me to bring technology to my students in their classrooms, instead of having to pull them out to my classroom.

It will allow me to customize and individualize their instruction so that they are receiving an optimal education, not just an adequate one.

Ms. Edwards
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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9 donors9 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 50 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple iPad Air MD789LL/A (32 GB, Wi-Fi, White with Silver) • Amazon $585.94 1 $585.94
Fintie Apple iPad 5 Kiddie Series Light Weight Shock Proof Convertible Handle Stand Case Kids Friendly - Green • Amazon $19.99 1 $19.99

Materials cost

$605.93

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.09

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$645.02

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$113.83

Total project goal

$758.85

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$758.85

8 Donors

-$642.38

Donations toward project cost

-$568.52

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$73.86

match offer

-$90.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$76.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$26.47

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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