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Ms. Wisniewska from Chicago IL is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Using Digital Stories with Our Life Cycle Unit

My students need a Dell Laptop, Avantree Speakers, Butterfly kit, and Science DVDs to tell their butterfly stories.

  • $683 goal

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My Students

My students are continually growing as people. They are artists, thinkers, scientists and problem solvers. They learn and grow from each other and help each other grow both academically and socially in and out of the classroom.

My own personal teaching style is hands-on and interactive with my students.

My students are the future and I want to give them the tools to become successful. Who wouldn't want to be part of a warm classroom with lots of hands-on fun?

My Project

Students are hands-on learners and explorers by nature. Wouldn't it be wonderful to make our Butterfly stories come to life? Students will use the Dell Laptop and speakers to research information on insect and butterfly lifecycles. The Science DVDs will also be useful in gathering data to help students see and hear the lifecycle process.

The best part about our digital research is the actual hands-on study of our butterfly kits.

Students will use hands-on research with digital story making. Student learning connections will be made in and out of the classroom. Let's help integrate science and technology using digital storytelling!

Ms. Wisniewska
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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

This project will reach 30 students.

13 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

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2018 Newest Dell Premium Business Flagship Laptop PC 15.6" HD LED-backlit Display Intel i3-7100U Processor 8GB DDR4 RAM 1TB HDD HDMI DVD-RW Bluetooth Webcam MaxxAudio Windows 10-Black • Amazon Business $421.99 1 $421.99
Avantree aptX Low Latency Laptop Speakers, DSP with Surround Sound, Bluetooth 4.2 Wireless Speakers for TV, Super Bass Mini Soundbar for Phone, iPad, Mac, Tablets - Torpedo Plus [2 Year Warranty] • Amazon Business $59.99 1 $59.99
Insect Lore Butterfly Pavilion - Large Habitat Hatching Kit With Voucher For 10 Caterpillars • Amazon Business $36.95 1 $36.95
Life Science DVD by Rock 'N Learn • Amazon Business $12.97 1 $12.97
Earth Science DVD by Rock 'N Learn • Amazon Business $10.16 1 $10.16

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