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Mrs. Bolden from Northridge CA is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Technology to Inspire a 21st Century Classroom!

My students need 2 Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 tablets with Bluetooth keyboard cases.

  • $828 goal

This project expired on January 16, 2016.

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My Students

My students should be given the opportunity to take advantage of all that technology has to offer. I have 160 students that are transitioning to a 21st-century classroom. I would love to give them every opportunity to succeed in the classroom and the real world.

I teach 6th grade English and History at a Math, Science, Technology Magnet located in CA.

I have over 160 students in four classes that range from the highly gifted to ESL students. They are highly motivated and desire the latest technology. The way they learn best is whenever we incorporate any form of technology. The are independent learners, but love working on group projects. They learn best collaborating and researching to find the information themselves. Now with the Common Core National Standards, we have even a greater need for more technology in the classroom to better prepare them for not only the new assessments approaching, but in the new way of learning the standards.

My Project

I am requesting 2 Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 tablets with Bluetooth keyboards that will be added to our classroom technology lab. By having the tablets with keyboards in the classroom, the students will have access to unlimited information and resources beyond what any textbooks could provide them. In addition to the Internet, my students will be using a program called Accelerated Reader which is an Internet based reading program promoting reading comprehension along with encouraging the students to want to read for enjoyment. They will also utilize a program called Vantage. This is a writing program that allows students to submit essays online and instantly get scores and feedback to encourage revising and editing. The students will have access to unlimited apps that will reinforce the state standards and allow independent-based research of their interest.

Bringing technology into the classroom will open the world at my students' fingertips.

It will motivate and encourage them to produce above and beyond the assignments. The most important goals I have for my students are that they become 21st century learners and career ready. Anytime the students use any form of technology to broaden their knowledge, is an amazing learning experience.

Mrs. Bolden
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 160 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 (8-Inch, White) • Amazon Business $246.47 2 $492.94
MoKo Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 Case - Wireless Bluetooth Keyboard Cover Case for Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 Inch Tablet, GREEN (With Smart Cover Auto Wake / Sleep. WILL NOT Fit Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0) • Amazon Business $28.95 2 $57.90
MoKo Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 Case - Wireless Bluetooth Keyboard Cover Case for Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 Inch Tablet, RED (With Smart Cover Auto Wake / Sleep. WILL NOT Fit Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0) • Amazon Business $28.95 2 $57.90

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