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Mrs. Veloz from Paterson NJ is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Yes, Kindergarteners Need Tablets -21st Century Tools

My students need an iPad mini with a case, the technology of today, so they are ready for tomorrow.

  • $423 goal

This project expired on April 7, 2014.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are learning to read books. Yippee!!! But we also need to be able to read texts and do apps now not tomorrow.

We are eager to learn kindergarten students who are just learning that letters have sounds, and sounds can make words, and we can not only read those words but also write them too!

Technology is a tool that is helping us learn and we need to be ready for our tomorrows by getting ready today. We are inner city and poor but that will not define us. We are students who are ready and who want to learn and to succeed. We can succeed and be ready for today and all of our tomorrows.

My Project

My students need an iPad mini with a case, the technology of today, so they are ready for tomorrow. Technology is a tool that is used every day in our ever changing world. The use of the tablet will allow the students the opportunity to utilize technology at their fingertips. Sharing is caring as we teach in Kindergarten, so partners will utilize the tablet to teach collaborate learning and team building. Downloaded books and apps will allow additional resources to be at a fingertips and the use of approved Google apps will allow the children to discover and explore the world as they search for their topic of their choice, be it the birth of the panda at the Washington National Zoo, to the flight of the Wright Brothers. Yes, they are so interested in this!

It may only be one iPad requested, but it will make a difference on many lives.

Kindergarten is the foundation for all learning and technology needs to be a part of their foundation.

Mrs. Veloz
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple® iPad® mini Wi-Fi - tablet - iOS 6 - 16 GB - 7.9 • Best Buy for Business $299.99 1 $299.99
Rocketfish? Mobile - Case for Most Tablets Up to 10' • Best Buy for Business $12.87 1 $12.87

Materials cost

$312.86

Vendor shipping charges

$12.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.69

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$359.55

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$63.45

Total project goal

$423.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$423.00

2 Donors

-$108.99

Donations toward project cost

-$92.65

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.34

Matching donations from our partners

-$314.01

Match offers toward project cost

-$266.91

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$47.10

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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