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Ms. Fliegelman from New York NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We Love Tech-Knowledge

Help me give my students technology themed books to read aloud and support them in becoming Digital Citizens prepared for the 21st Century.

  • $581 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

This year I am teaching TeChNoLoGy! I am teaching classes from PK-5th. While I'm teaching an array of grades, most of the classes are from PK-2nd Grade. Majority of the students in the school are Hispanic/Latino and many of them speak in Spanish when they are at home.

With economic disadvantages, all students are receiving both breakfast and lunch in school.

After surveying my classes, it appears that most students are without computer access once they get home. Those who do have access are using their parent/guardian's cell phone or a tablet that is shared within the family.

Over the past 2 weeks I have been floored with the amount of enthusiasm these students have been showing towards learning computer science!

My Project

This year I am fortunate enough to be teaching technology to various classes ranging from PK through 5th grade. While I am ecstatic to be supporting our students in becoming digital citizens in the 21st century, I am need of some read-aloud stories and picture books. Some of the wonderful books I am asking for include titles such as : Dot! Hello Ruby, Secret Coder Series, What Do You Do With a Problem amongst others. My plan is to use these books as lesson openers for my young and dual language learners, giving them a stronger foundation for the new concepts they will be learning. Introducing lessons through relative stories that students can relate to, will also offer them a better understanding of important concepts they need to know. 

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Secret Coders: The Complete Boxed Set: (Secret Coders, Paths & Portals, Secrets & Sequences, Robots & Repeats, Potions & Parameters, Monsters & Modules) • Amazon Business $51.89 1 $51.89
MagicFiber Microfiber Cleaning Cloths, 30 PACK • Amazon Business $19.98 1 $19.98
Once Upon a Time... Online: Happily Ever After Is Only a Click Away! • Amazon Business $19.95 1 $19.95
Hello Ruby: Expedition to the Internet • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Dot. • Amazon Business $15.68 1 $15.68
The Girl Who Could Talk to Computers - An Inspirational Tale About Grace Hopper (The Girls Who Could) (Volume 1) • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
Rosie Revere, Engineer • Amazon Business $14.85 1 $14.85
Ada's Ideas: The Story of Ada Lovelace, the World's First Computer Programmer • Amazon Business $14.53 1 $14.53
Troll Stinks • Amazon Business $14.23 1 $14.23
The Internet Sleuths: Picture Boook about Keeping Children Safe Online (Child Internet Safety) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
What Do You Do With a Problem? • Amazon Business $13.90 1 $13.90
But I Read It on the Internet! (Mrs. Skorupski Story) • Amazon Business $13.80 1 $13.80
If You Give a Mouse an iPhone: A Cautionary Tail • Amazon Business $13.00 1 $13.00
ABCs of Programming • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
Tek: The Modern Cave Boy • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
What Do You Do With an Idea? • Amazon Business $11.94 1 $11.94
The Most Magnificent Thing • Amazon Business $11.86 1 $11.86
Goodnight Selfie • Amazon Business $11.26 1 $11.26
Grace Hopper: Queen of Computer Code (People Who Shaped Our World) • Amazon Business $11.25 1 $11.25
Lauren Ipsum: A Story About Computer Science and Other Improbable Things • Amazon Business $11.22 1 $11.22
Hello Ruby: Adventures in Coding • Amazon Business $11.16 1 $11.16
Goodnight iPad: a Parody for the next generation • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Webster's Email • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Hello Ruby: Journey Inside the Computer • Amazon Business $10.98 1 $10.98
Chicken Clicking (Online Safety Picture Books) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
MagicFiber Microfiber Cleaning Cloths, EXTRA LARGE PACK • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Webster's Bedtime • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Webster's Friend • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
My First Coding Book • Amazon Business $9.91 1 $9.91
The Technology Tail: A Digital Footprint Story (Communicate with Confidence) • Amazon Business $9.30 1 $9.30
But It's Just A Game • Amazon Business $8.07 1 $8.07
Webster's Manners • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
When Charlie McButton Lost Power • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Franklin and the Computer (A Franklin TV Storybook) • Amazon Business $4.95 1 $4.95
The Berenstain Bears' Computer Trouble • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

Materials cost

$456.45

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.85

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$493.30

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$87.05

Total project goal

$580.35

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$580.35

6 Donors

-$410.35

Donations toward project cost

-$348.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$61.55

match offer

-$170.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$144.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.50

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$0.00

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