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Mrs. Ventura from Clear Lake MN is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Technology in Kindergarten via iPod Touch

My students need 4 iPod touches to support their learning of Spanish in the areas of reading, math, and phonics.

  • $981 goal

This project expired on June 2, 2013.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Have you ever been to a place where you didn't know how to speak the language? My Spanish immersion kindergarten students come to school each day and must learn the regular kindergarten curriculum in a complete foreign language for them - Spanish!

My students are fun, energetic 5 and 6 year-olds!

They have a zest for life and learning! Most come from English-speaking families who have decided to enrich their children by enrolling them in our district's Spanish immersion program. My students come from a number of cities as our public elementary school is located in a rural town that is close to a suburban city. Many of my students come from low-income families.

My Project

I am so excited at the possibility of including iPod touches in our classroom. I have found a number of wonderful apps in Spanish that will help develop my students' math skills, reading skills, and vocabulary! Because my students' native language is not Spanish, many have a low Spanish vocabulary. By using iPod touches, my students will be able to learn and practice new Spanish vocabulary in fun and engaging ways. Many of my students do not have the opportunity to use iPod technology outside of school as they come from low-income families just trying to get by. These students would benefit from learning how to use the iPod technology as well as the wonderful Spanish apps they will be using.

My district doesn't have the resources to provide students with new technology as many other districts do.

This project will allow my students the opportunity to learn about new technology while working on their ever-developing Spanish skills. My struggling students will especially benefit by using apps that allow them to continue practicing skills they are struggling with. These iPods will be an exciting and very beneficial addition to my classroom!

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8 donors8 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 21 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple - iPod touch 16GB* MP3 Player (4th Generation) - Black • Best Buy $194.99 4 $779.96

Materials cost

$779.96

Vendor shipping charges

$12.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.70

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$833.66

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$147.12

Total project goal

$980.78

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$980.78

7 Donors

-$505.00

Donations toward project cost

-$433.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$71.25

match offer

-$470.48

Match offer toward project cost

-$399.91

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$70.57

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$5.29

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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