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Mrs. Brady from Spartanburg SC is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Time to Go Techy!

My students need an iPad mini and an iPad protective case. The iPad will allow my students the opportunity to learn and grow outside the classroom.

  • $478 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"Wisdom Begins in Wonder". - Socrates. I teach second grade and I have a classroom full of precious students who love to learn. I want to help provide them with the opportunity to turn their wonder into wisdom.

Being a Title I school means that most of our students face economic disadvantages.

Due to these disadvantage, many of my students have limited opportunities and experiences outside of the classroom. Most of my students receive free or reduced lunch. Many are learning English as a second language. Each student is unique in their own way and I strive to meet those individual needs every day. My challenge is to encourage and instill in each child the opportunity to reach their fullest potential.

My Project

Students will use the iPad for independent and cooperative learning. In science, students will be able to use a QR reader and scan QR codes to conduct research on a variety of topics. They will also use this technology to access apps for enhancing hands-on learning opportunities. In math, students will be able to use sites that will help develop their fluency in math facts and other concepts. In reading, this tool will be helpful in building their reading fluency and comprehension skills. The possibilities for the use of an iPad in the classroom to support instruction are limitless.

An iPad in my classroom will allow my students to venture outside the four walls of our room.

It will take them places that many will never be able to experience. This device will be an additional piece of different technology that they will be able to use. Therefore, gaining that 21st century technology skill.

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Mrs. Brady
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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11 donors11 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 21 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple iPad mini 2 Wi-Fi - tablet - 16 GB - 7.9' • Best Buy Education $299.99 1 $299.99
OtterBox Defender Series Apple iPad mini 3 - Retail - protective case for tablet • Best Buy Education $45.99 1 $45.99

Materials cost

$345.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$24.39

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.19

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$405.56

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$71.57

Total project goal

$477.13

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$477.13

8 Donors

-$295.19

Donations toward project cost

-$254.67

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.52

Matching donations from our partners

-$177.52

Match offers toward project cost

-$150.89

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.63

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.42

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$0.00

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