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  • $394 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Shealor
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households
  • 6 donors
  • $0 still needed

Technologically Savvy Second Graders

My students need a mini ipad to actively engage and create learning experiences using the amazing technology available to them.

My Students

In order to increase rigor in the classroom, I want to have children creating their own technology projects that encompass all academic areas. So much more learning takes place when the children initiate and create.

We are a cozy elementary school with a very diverse population.

We have a large amount of low income families and learners who face special challenges. We also have a large number of gifted learners who need extra extension activities. Our staff is excellent and we have very high expectations for our children. It is a daily challenge to differentiate in order to meet the needs of all my students.

My Project

My students will use the pad mini to create wonderful learning experiences. The possibilities are endless. We are trying to deviate from worksheets and level one learning and step up into level two and three where the students are challenging themselves through technology.

A donation to my project will have an amazing effect of the children in my classroom.

They automatically gravitate to technology. However, I am so excited to show them all the ways they can learn the curriculum in a project based approach that is fun, rigorous, challenging, and engaging.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple iPad mini Wi-Fi - tablet - 16 GB - 7.9' • Best Buy for Business $299.99 1 $299.99

Materials cost

$299.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$334.49

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$59.03

Total project goal

$393.52

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$393.52

5 Donors

-$200.00

Donations toward project cost

-$170.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.25

match offer

-$192.64

Match offer toward project cost

-$163.74

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.90

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.88

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 19 students.

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