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Ms. Hardman from Bath ME is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Technology Tools to Support Learning

My students need technology to support learning, speakers, a microphone,and an iPad tripod.

  • $239 goal

This project expired on May 16, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are eager to learn and eager to please! They are kind and considerate of their fellow classmates, and strive to do their best work. I have one pre-k class, five kindergarten classes, five first grade classes, and four second grade classes. My students love books, visiting the school library, and hearing new stories, and are very inquisitive about the world around them. They are quick to make connections from books we read in library to events in their own lives, and often offer great insight.

My Project

My students have been participating in reader's theater and although I can film them using the school iPad, we are unable to get good sound quality, so desperately need a microphone. We also need a tripod to keep the iPad steady and secure during filming. In addition to reader's theater, I would also use these items to film student and staff book talks to put on the library's blog, which would generate interest in reading new books and help the students presenting to work on their summarizing skills.

The library has a projector that I would like to use to show the student reader's theater productions and book talks, but unfortunately the school issued speakers have such poor sound quality I am unable to use it with my classes.

I would use it to support other parts of the library curriculum too, such as teaching about the Maine Chickadee Book Award, using the Marvel databases through the Maine State Library, and virtual field trips and author visits.

Ms. Hardman
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 235 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Bose - Companion 2 Series III Multimedia Speaker System (2-Piece) • Best Buy Education $99.99 1 $99.99
Blue Microphones - Snowball iCE USB Microphone • Best Buy Education $40.07 1 $40.07
Tripod for iPad, PEYOU 42" Inch Portable Lightweight Adjustable Aluminum Camera Tablet Tripod + Universal Mount Tablet Holder + Bluetooth Wireless Remote Shutter for iPad Samsung Kindle Fire Tablets • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99

Materials cost

$162.05

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$8.10

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.43

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$202.58

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$35.75

Total project goal

$238.33

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$238.33

2 Donors

-$230.55

Donations toward project cost

-$202.58

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.97

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$7.78

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$0.00

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