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Mrs. Rodriguez from Watsonville CA is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Technology is the Future

My students need 5 iPads to have access to more technology in the classroom since technology is the future for everyone.

  • $2,184 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work in a school where most of our students come from low income families. Every student in my school receives free or reduced lunch. Most of our families are migrant families that come especially from Mexico to work in agriculture such as picking strawberries. Even though most families are very working, they are always interested in their children's education. We work hand in hand to make those children have success. I know that having access to more technology in the classroom will make their future even brighter.

My Project

I want to use the iPads during my small group instruction. I met a teacher from a different school and she was telling me all about the strategies that her students are using to practice reading . It all sounded great until I asked: but how do they do all that? She answered: with our classroom iPads! Don’t you have iPads in your classroom? My answer was “no” with a sad face. I would love to have at least a set of 5 iPads to use them a rotation center. I have learned of very useful apps that are good for practicing phonics, fluency and reading comprehension. I even heard of an app were students could read and record themselves. I am really excited about this app especially because there is always at least one student that is too shy to share in front of everyone, but with the help of technology it could be alot more fun to participate.

Mrs. Rodriguez
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple - iPad (Latest Model) with WiFi - 32GB - Space Gray • Best Buy Education $329.99 5 $1,649.95

Materials cost

$1,649.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$150.97

3rd party payment processing fee

$24.75

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,855.67

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$327.47

Total project goal

$2,183.14

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$2,183.14

14 Donors

-$1,958.31

Donations toward project cost

-$1,813.17

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$145.14

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$174.83

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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