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Mrs. Portugal from Brooklyn NY is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Technology in Speech Pathology

Help me give my students the best remote learning experience with new technology!

  • $1,339 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work as a Speech-Language Pathologist (or Speech teacher, as the kids call me) in the NYC Department of Education. I service a variety of students, from Pre-K through 5th grade. The school I work in is considered a Title I school, which means that we have a large number of students who come from low-income households. Starting from the middle of last school year, into this 2020-2021 academic year, my students and I have been on a roller coaster of emotions! I am trying my best to support them while they spend their days learning at home.

My students are curious, insightful, and creative!

They all learn through different modalities. They love (and benefit from) hands-on activities that are engaging! They also rely heavily on teacher's models. Though learning for them is difficult when we are in-person, remote learning has been an even bigger challenge for some of these kids! I am so proud of them for all of their accomplishments despite their difficulties!

My Project

A new laptop will help my students have more functional Speech therapy sessions. They will be able to see me better, as image quality will be improved, and there will be less lagging during our video sessions.

Students will be able to see modeled work with actual pens/markers and paper, which they heavily rely on while eliminating tech difficulties that are frequently encountered while typing/highlighting in digital documents.

An iPad and Osmo (projector) will allow me to provide opportunities for more "hands-on" learning.

The products I have selected will enhance my student's remote learning experiences!

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

Equity Focus

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 21 students.

24 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dell - Inspiron 15.6'Laptop - Intel Core i7 - 8GB Memory - 1TB HDD - Black • Best Buy Education $661.29 1 $661.29
Apple - 10.2-Inch iPad (Latest Model) with Wi-Fi - 32GB - Silver • Best Buy Education $330.00 1 $330.00
Osmo - Genius Starter Kit for iPad - White • Best Buy Education $99.99 1 $99.99

Materials cost

$1,091.28

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$16.37

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,137.65

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$200.76

Total project goal

$1,338.41

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,338.41

11 Donors

-$1,215.90

Donations toward project cost

-$1,044.15

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$171.75

match offer

-$110.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$93.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$12.51

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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