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Mrs. Fallad from Garland TX is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

The Difference Between Ordinary and Extraordinary Is That Little Extra.

Help me give my students the EXTRAordinary! We've come to the end of our rope where we are running out of supplies (iPads, makers, crayons, glue stick, etc...) and in need of new resources to complete this year and achieve true success.

  • $1,260 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I'm an ATPE member and a 2nd grade dual language teacher. I have a group of exceptional second graders. The majority come from low-income backgrounds at a Title I school with 89% poverty rates and where 100% of our students receive free breakfast.

I'm always looking for ways to build bridges and expose them to unknown goals and dreams.

However, I find myself many times without the necessary materials to build these bridges. Without these bridges, my students will never have the experiences needed to build their knowledge and real-life experiences to connect to new learning.

My Project

We're at the point where we need EXTRA resources and materials to help us complete a successful school year. Our class shares a total of ten iPads among 22 students to complete programs that are helping with math skills and English language acquisition. In order for our students to advance a year in language acquisition, the programs suggest about 60-80 minutes per week. This has been mission impossible because we don't have enough technology for my students to complete their minutes. I've set up rotations but I'm short two iPads in order to be able to meet these minutes. Also, I'll be using these iPads for tutorial students who lack the technology at home and need to stay to complete their assignments.

We are running out of basic school supplies such as glue, crayons, markers, tape, and sticky notes.

These are supplies that are used on a daily basis and that are essential to fulfilling daily work. From math activities, reading interactive journals or exit tickets.

The plastic pockets, paper cutter and dry erase markers are supplies I use on centers I create myself. Since we have a limit on paper that we can print and use, the plastic pockets will not only help us respect that limit but will help us on saving paper. The students will use these plastic pockets and dry erase markers on math and reading stations where unit skills are practiced.

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, 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.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple - iPad (Latest Model) with Wi-Fi - 32GB - Space Gray • Best Buy Education $329.99 2 $659.98
Crayola Classpack Assortment, 800 Regular Size Crayons, 16 Different Colors (50 Each), Great for Classroom, Educational, All-Purpose Art Tools - BIN528016 • Amazon Business $41.03 1 $41.03
Crayola BIN8210 Non-Washable Classpack Markers, Fine Point, 10 Colors, Pack of 200 • Amazon Business $38.31 1 $38.31
EXPO 1921062 Low-Odor Dry Erase Markers, Fine Tip, Black, 36-Count • Amazon Business $18.13 2 $36.26
Westcott ACM15106 TrimAir Titanium Wood Guillotine Paper Trimmer with Anti-Microbial Protection, 12" • Amazon Business $35.90 1 $35.90
Gumball Machine - The Classy Way to Dole Out Snacks • Amazon Business $28.00 1 $28.00
Post-it Pop-up Notes Original Refill, Alternating Colors, 3"x3", 100 Sheet, Pack of 12, Cape Town Collection (R330-N-ALT) • Amazon Business $12.99 2 $25.98
Dry Erase Pocket Sleeves Sheets/w Mini Dry Erasers Cleaner & Black Dry Erase Markers (Packet of 10) • Amazon Business $12.99 2 $25.98
Amy & Benton Party Favor Toys for Kids Birthday 150 PCS Pinata Filler Toys Carnival Prizes for Boys and Girls Treasure Box / Chest Treat for Classroom • Amazon Business $20.49 1 $20.49
Elmer’s Extra Strength School Glue Sticks, Washable, 6 Gram, 30 Count • Amazon Business $19.60 1 $19.60
Invisible Ink Pen, Spy Pen Secret Message Writer with uv Light Magic Marker for Drawing Fun Activity Kids Party Favors Ideas Gifts and Stock Stuffer - 24 Pack • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Party Favors For Kids Toy Assortment Bundle,Mochi Squishies,Puzzles,Finger Gyro Spiral Twister Toys For Birthday Party,Classroom Rewards,Carnival Prizes,Pinata Filler,Treasure Box,Goodie Bag Filler • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
10-Slot Wall Mounted Metal Dry Erase Marker and Eraser Holder Rack, Black • Amazon Business $16.98 1 $16.98
Dubble Bubble Gumball Refill, 8 Flavors, 3.3 lbs • Amazon Business $14.65 1 $14.65
Scotch Heavy Duty Shipping Packaging Tape with Dispenser, 1.88 in. x 22.2 yd., Clear, 6 Dispensers/Pack • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
Haawooky 35 Pieces Flexible Soft Pencil Magic Bend Pencils for Kids Children School Fun Equipment • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Play-Doh Party Bag Dough (15 Count) • Amazon Business $4.49 1 $4.49

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