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  • $2,245 goal

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Mrs. Mendoza
Grades 6-8
More than a third of students from low‑income households
  • 2 donors
  • $0 still needed

Technology For The Students

My students need an iPad mini, Kindles for reading books, Apple TV and a subscription to Time for Kids to help with the transition to Common Core (STEM).

My Students

Technology is used everyday and is taken for granted. Many students still do not have access to technology. WIth the transition to Common Core, it is essential for these students to participate in STEM learning to further their skills and prepare them for the future..

I teach a reading intervention class which consists of mostly English Language Learners.

Most of these students in my class come from homes where their parents do not speak English. They are diverse in their home language, race, socioeconomic level and special needs. They want to succeed but sometimes do not have the resources to accomplish their goal. It is essential that I reach the needs of all my students. These students love technology. If I can provide access to technology, my students will be more likely to succeed.

My Project

My classroom does not have a computer that the students can access. Using the iPad and Kindles in our classroom, it will provide hands on experiences and provide access to numerous books at their level. With the transition to common core, it is imperative to have access to the most up to date events. My students do not have a lot of access to books at home. Adding the kindles to the classroom will help them become better readers. They will have access to borrow books from the Kindle. This will give them a chance to increase their love of reading. All students love technology and will be able to further their skills when given a chance. The Apple TV will also allow students to view their peers' work and receive the help they need.

It is essential that I reach the needs of all my students.

These students love technology. If I can provide access to technology, my students will be given a better chance to succeed.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple iPad with Retina Display MD514LL/A (32GB, Wi-Fi, White) NEWEST VERSION • Amazon $594.04 1 $594.04
Kindle, 6" E Ink Display, Wi-Fi - Includes Special Offers (Black) • Amazon $69.00 5 $345.00
Kindle, 6" E Ink Display, Wi-Fi - Includes Special Offers (Black) • Amazon $69.00 5 $345.00
Apple TV MD199LL/A • Amazon $94.99 1 $94.99
Educational Insights Wireless Eggspert, 2.4 GHz (7881) • Amazon $81.28 1 $81.28
i.Sound 4 USB Wall Charger Pro for iPad, iPhone, iPod, and any USB powered device • Amazon $16.99 3 $50.97
Apple Dock Connector to VGA Adapter (MC552ZM/B) • Amazon $25.52 1 $25.52
Elan Folio for Ipad Black • Amazon $8.99 1 $8.99
TIME For Kids - Grades 5-6 • Time for Kids $4.88 31 $151.28

Materials cost

$1,697.07

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$155.28

3rd party payment processing fee

$25.46

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,907.81

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$336.67

Total project goal

$2,244.48

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$2,244.48

2 Donors

-$2,244.48

Donations toward project cost

-$1,907.81

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$336.67

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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This project will reach 90 students.

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