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Mrs. Gillispie from Paterson NJ is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Technology & Art Enhances Learning

Help me give my students incorporate technology and art in to their learning experiences.

  • $649 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My second grade students attend an inner city public school that consists of low-income families. Sadly, many of the students lack the resources and support to have technology experience at home. Despite their home environment, they are very inquisitive and have a strong desire to learn. School is the only place that offers opportunities for students to explore, interact, experience, and learn from each other. Unfortunately, with budget cuts, our schools are having difficulty providing the necessary provisions to help our students prepare and compete in the twenty-first century. I want to enrich our learning environment for more student interaction.

I am requesting supplies for my students to have this school year.

These supplies will give the students a sense of control over how their day will go and what they need to accomplish their daily activities. I want to ensure that my students have a variety of different learning opportunities that are in line with their individual learning needs. Differentiating activities to ensure that my students are successful means a lot. This will not only help my students to be able to work independently in class. It will increase their confidence in themselves which will last a life time.

My Project

My class has been chosen to work with a local college as a pilot program to integrate art into our Language Arts curriculum. My students will use these materials to create Language Art masterpieces in becoming their own authors and illustrators.

They will use the laptop to research, view and create images for their poetry and character study books.

The students will use the glue to bind their own books. The card stock is needed to create a sturdy book that will be used for ongoing projects. The other arts supplies will be used to create beautiful portraits for each page in their books.

Mrs. Gillispie
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 27 students.

10 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Samsung Chromebook 3 XE500C13K 11 6 Celeron N3060 2 GB RAM 16 GB e • CDW-G $224.99 1 $224.99
Neenah Exact Index, 110 lb, 8.5 x 11 Inches, 250 Sheets, White, 94 Brightness • Amazon Business $9.98 7 $69.86
JJ484 - Write & Wipe Student Clocks - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 3 $38.97
Crayola Colored Pencils, Bulk Classpack, Classroom Supplies, 12 Assorted Colors, 240 Count • Amazon Business $30.98 1 $30.98
Aleene's Clear Gel Tacky Glue 3 Pack, 8 oz • Amazon Business $14.87 2 $29.74
Extra Large Binder Clips (36 Pack) 2 Inch, Big Paper Clamps for Office Supplies, Black • Amazon Business $11.99 2 $23.98
Dual Markers Brush Pen, Colored Pen Fine Point Art Marker & Brush Highlighter Pen for Hand Lettering Sketching Note Taking Writing Planner Art Supplier(36 Colors Pen Set) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Elmer's Glue-All Multi-Purpose Liquid Glue, Extra Strong, 1 Gallon, 1 Count - Great For Making Slime • Amazon Business $14.79 1 $14.79
RoseArt SuperTip Assorted Color Washable Markers 100-Pack • Amazon Business $13.55 1 $13.55
Eureka 'Telling Time' Bulletin Board Analog Clock Practice, 4pc, 17'' W x 24'' L • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Acrylic Paint Brush Set, 6 packs/60pcs Nylon Hair Brushes for All Purpose Oil Watercolor Painting Artist Professional Kits • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Colorbok 74292 White 12x12in Smooth Cardstock • Amazon Business $5.00 2 $10.00
Colorbok 73490A Designer Paper Pad Mint Julip, 12" x 12" • Amazon Business $5.88 1 $5.88
ColorBok 68230C Designer Paper Pad Delilah, 12" x 12 • Amazon Business $5.00 1 $5.00
Colorbok Carnival Designer Paper Pad, 6" x 6" • Amazon Business $5.00 1 $5.00
Darice Natural Wood Craft Sticks Jumbo. 80 Pieces, (5.75 Inch) • Amazon Business $2.67 1 $2.67

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