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Ms. Herrera from Chicago IL is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Visual Learners in Need of HELP!

Help me give my students visual lessons that allow them to continue to learn as they are accustomed to during these difficult times.

  • $788 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My classroom is comprised of 30 amazing fourth-graders whose radiant smiles light up my world! Most of my students come from bilingual households, and all receive free lunch. My students are hardworking, diligent, and dedicated learners.

They live in a community that has experienced a rapid jump in violence.

From 2013 to 2019, the number of shootings each year increased from 16 to 64 — a 300 percent increase.

With this increase, it is imperative that my students continue to dream and enjoy their childhoods while learning from each other.

My Project

As we transition into remote learning, I must provide my students with engaging lessons. I am currently using Google Hangouts to hold classes, and I love it. However, when I write on the board from my "home" classroom, the print comes across the screen backward. My kids are great at trying their hardest to stay focused even with backward print.

Research says that using visuals increases retention by almost 42% and helps develop higher-order thinking skills.

I need to continue to provide my students with visually stimulating lessons to help them hone the fundamental abilities that will continue to enable them to see and conceptualize concepts. By enhancing their tactile hand-eye-mind connections, I will be able to continue to improve their ability to recall facts and retain learning.

I need your help to turn the writing around! Using the technology of an Ipad, Apple pen, and Apple TV, I would be able to show my students examples of math concepts, annotate text with them, and provide them with many other visuals without the distraction of backward text.

Ms. Herrera
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple - iPad (Latest Model) with Wi-Fi - 32GB - Silver • Best Buy Education $330.00 1 $330.00
Apple TV 4K 64GB - Black • Best Buy Education $199.99 1 $199.99
Apple Pencil (1st Generation) - White • Best Buy Education $99.99 1 $99.99

Materials cost

$629.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.45

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$669.43

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$118.13

Total project goal

$787.56

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$787.56

1 Donor

-$393.77

Donations toward project cost

-$334.71

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$59.06

match offer

-$393.79

Match offer toward project cost

-$334.72

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$59.07

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$0.00

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