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Ms. Schaffer from Mesa AZ is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Technology for Diverse Little Learners

Help me give my students iPads to engage their learning in a hands-on way!

  • $523 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The kiddos I teach are so unique, in a Kindergarten and 1st autism room. I can honestly say that not one child is the same as the others. There ability levels range from pre-academics skills to above grade level skills. They are just a joy to be around, many of them are working on learning self-regulation and social skills. In a self-contained autism program things may look a little different as they learned at different paces, some are faster compared to others. They require a certain level of sensory needs, and some time academics get put on hold due to the need in a different area.

My kids are capable of so much, and I know these early years are the most important for their success!

My Project

The students in my classroom learn by utilizing a variety of modes. Some of my kiddos are not able to write using basic writing utensils. Ipads will help provide my students with a different way of learning and communicating through technology. Students in my classroom will utilize Ipad on a 1:1 basis, whole group, and even in small groups. They will be able to develop writing, fine motor, pre-academic and academics skills, as well as a more engaged learning environment.

Many kiddos with autism tend to learn from a more hands-on, manipulative technology, Ipads would open that door for them.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
iPad package: 32GB iPad+Case • Best Buy Education $381.23 1 $381.23

Materials cost

$381.23

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$27.26

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.72

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$444.21

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$78.39

Total project goal

$522.60

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$522.60

2 Donors

-$261.30

Donations toward project cost

-$222.11

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.19

match offer

-$261.29

Match offer toward project cost

-$222.10

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.19

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.01

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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