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Ms. Garcelon from Boston MA is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Tech in K2: Literacy and Exploration at Our Fingertips

My students need iPads to access literacy, math, and research materials to further their growth in all subject areas.

  • $1,024 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My K2 students are energetic, inquisitive, and always ready for new classroom explorations. These twenty-two 5 and 6 year old students include English language learners, various cultural backgrounds, and varying abilities. My students love to move, read, build, and play and use these activities as a means to learn each day. They come to school every morning excited for the day ahead and have built their own classroom community on kindness, laughter, and a shared enthusiasm for school and each other.

Our school is an urban elementary school in the heart of Boston that educates a socioeconomically and ethnically diverse body of preK-5th grade students.

In line with our mission to provide each of our students the means to meet high standards and achieve their best, I want to ensure that my kindergarteners have the technological tools they need to explore the educational world around them.

My Project

My 5-6 year old students are growing up immersed in technology. In our classroom we write, read together and independently, and explore new ideas and topics on a daily basis. The addition of iPads to our classroom will allow my students the opportunity to learn and use technology to further their learning, their skills, and diversify the way in which they learn. This technology will help me to reach all of my students where they are and through different teaching methods by using these iPads as listening centers, for literacy and math activities, and for classroom research. By using iPads in the classroom for academic growth, my students will learn how to use technology responsibly and safely as well as more independently as they become lifelong learners in an increasingly technological world.

Ms. Garcelon
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple - iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi 128GB - Space Gray • Best Buy Education $399.99 1 $399.99
Apple - iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi 128GB - Space Gray • Best Buy Education $399.99 1 $399.99
MoKo iPad Mini 4 Case - Kids Shock Proof Convertible Handle Light Weight Super Protective Stand Cover Case for Apple iPad Mini 4 2015 Tablet, BLUE • Amazon Business $13.99 2 $27.98

Materials cost

$827.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$12.42

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$870.38

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$153.60

Total project goal

$1,023.98

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,023.98

7 Donors

-$511.99

Donations toward project cost

-$435.19

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$76.80

match offer

-$511.99

Match offer toward project cost

-$435.19

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$76.80

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$0.00

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