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Mrs. Nilson from Chicago IL is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Technology Skills for 6 Year Olds!

Help me give my students 3 additional Chromebooks.

  • $863 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach First Grade in the Edgewater neighborhood of Chicago. Edgewater is an extremely diverse area and the students in my class are from various backgrounds. I am an ESL teacher, teaching Language Arts, Math, Social Studies and Science and a million life lessons a day to my students.

My students are energetic and hungry to learn more every day.

Their enthusiasm drives me to give back to them everything I possibly can. My students come to school looking for a safe place to explore their young minds.

My Project

We have entered an era where technology is inevitable, but I teach in a city where technology is a gift. Technology is a necessity in the classroom and a very expensive necessity. I try my best to use all of the resources I have to ensure that my students have an opportunity to experience the wonders of technology. Here are some reasons why technology is ESSENTIAL in the classroom:

As our nation becomes increasingly more technology-dependent, it becomes even more necessary that to be successful citizens, students must learn to be tech-savvy.

Technology helps the teachers prepare students for the real world environment.

It gives students the chance to interact with their classmates more by encouraging collaboration.

Integrating technology in education everyday helps students stay engaged. Today’s students love technology so they are sure to be interested in learning if they can use the tools they love.

I am requesting three Chromebooks to add to our technology center in the classroom. With increasing class sizes at my school, the amount of classroom chromebooks has increased as well. These Chromebooks will allow larger groups of students to log into their "RazKids" account in order to practice at their own reading levels. This is a great way for English Language Learners to be able to listen to books and follow along as it is being read to them. There are many different applications for struggling students to practice their phonic and foundational skills.

Also these Chromebooks will be used for students to practice their math facts during our Math block using an application called "XtraMath". These computers will allow students to collaborate through an array of group research projects we complete throughout the school year including a month long project on Monarch Butterflies.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
HP Chromebook 11A G6 - Education Edition - 11.6' & Google Chrome Education License • Best Buy Education $231.00 3 $693.00

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