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Coach Knight from Moss Point MS is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We Got the Pad. Now We Need a Pencil

Help me give my students an Apple Pencil in order to use their new iPad Pro to its full capacity.

  • $200 goal

This project expired on February 20, 2020.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are great young men and women who live in rural Mississippi. Most come from low income families who cannot afford a good graphing calculator. As a teacher in a low-income school district, my students are faced with several challenges both in and out of the classroom. Despite the many challenges they face, I am looking to keep things simple and provide my students with the necessary technology to create meaningful learning experiences.

My students are creative, clever and very spontaneous.

Some of them are being raised in single parent households and receive a free lunch based on their socioeconomic status. These things may prevent them from getting ahead early in life and may not provide them with the life experiences many of us see as "typical".

My Project

From the minute my students walk in the door of my classroom I focus on their potential and growth while they are with me. I may not be able to control their home lives, however, I can certainly control their experience during the school day. By doing this in a creative and positive way, I am hopeful to inspire them to be their absolute best. Access to technology is increasingly becoming more and more essential to student learning.

An Apple Pencil to accompany the class's new iPad Pro will give my students access to the latest technology and will enhance their learning experience.

The Apple Pencil will be used in connection with our iPad Pro to work out problems and draw graphs at each student's desk. In other words, the Apple Pencil will give students the ability to use technology at the comfort of their desk. They will be able to work out problems at their desk and have that work projected to the whiteboard for all to see. This tool will allow the students to take more ownership of their learning by becoming teachers themselves.

Coach Knight
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 150 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple - Apple Pencil (2nd Generation) • Best Buy Education $129.00 1 $129.00

Materials cost

$129.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$9.03

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.94

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$169.97

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$29.99

Total project goal

$199.96

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$199.96

1 Donor

-$169.97

Donations toward project cost

-$169.97

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$29.99

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$0.00

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