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Mr. Ryder
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households
  • 5 donors
  • $0 still needed

Technology for Music

My students need an iPad, more technology for a music class garage band.

My Students

My students mostly come from working families, with both parents working to make ends meet. We have about 45% of students on free and reduced price lunch. Because of the challenges of having both parents working full-time jobs, most students can't afford extra activities after school.

I teach over 670 elementary students at a public school.

Most students have one computer at home. A lot of my students do not have access to current technology like iPads or tablets of any sort. A majority of the music industry is using this technology, why shouldn't we. I would like to provide them with that experience at school.

My Project

Imagine coming to music class and creating your own song with drums, guitar, violins, bass, and vocals. Imagine making a video of yourself singing a song that you have been working on in music class and then evaluating how you did. Imagine working together with other students on a project where you produce, record and then market your own song. My students could do that in my class with an iPad.

With your help I can provide learning experiences for my students that will carry over into the future and prepare them for the 21 century workplace.

Help me down that path by donating to my project.

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Apple - iPad (Latest Model) with WiFi - 32GB - Silver • Best Buy Education $329.99 1 $329.99

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This project will reach 700 students.

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