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Ms. S. from Magdalena NM is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We Need Tablets!

My students need tablets for the classroom so that they can take advantage of the thousands of educational apps and become comfortable with technology

  • $2,304 goal

This project expired on March 2, 2017.

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My Students

Teaching Native American students has opened my eyes to a culture and way of life that most Americans rarely consider. Poverty and addiction are quite common on this reservation, which has created a reality in which 90% of our kids are considered "at risk." This means that most of our students may not finish high school, let alone go to college. I want my students to gain the skills that they need to compete in this world, and that world is filled with technology.

My Project

I teach on a Navajo Indian reservation and technology is scarce. The world is moving rapidly toward technology, so it is impossible for our students to compete if they do not have computer skills. Our school is small and my students seldom get to use the computer lab. I believe that a classroom set of Fire HD eight tablets will "electrify" their learning experience. They will be able to use apps to practice grammar and vocabulary skills rather than worksheets. Many apps allow them to submit assignments electronically, which is so important to this school. We have serious paper restrictions. It is so important to prepare these kids for the future, and that future will probably include more technology than we can possibly imagine. The number of educational apps give a glimpse into the future of education. Please help my wonderful Navajo students to get the tools that they need to succeed!

Ms. S.
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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12 donors12 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 45 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
All-New Fire HD 8 Tablet, 8" HD Display, Wi-Fi, 16 GB - Includes Special Offers, Magenta • Amazon Business $89.99 5 $449.95
All-New Fire HD 8 Tablet, 8" HD Display, Wi-Fi, 16 GB - Includes Special Offers, Black • Amazon Business $89.99 5 $449.95
All-New Fire HD 8 Tablet, 8" HD Display, Wi-Fi, 16 GB - Includes Special Offers, Tangerine • Amazon Business $89.99 5 $449.95
All-New Fire HD 8 Tablet, 8" HD Display, Wi-Fi, 16 GB - Includes Special Offers, Blue • Amazon Business $89.99 5 $449.95
UNITEK 60W 10-Port USB Charger Charging Station with Quick Charge 2.0 for Multiple Device with SmartIC Tech, Organizer Stand for Apple iPad, iPhone, Samsung Galaxy, Google Nexus, LG, HTC and Tablet • Amazon Business $49.99 2 $99.98

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