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Mrs. Nickerson from Newark CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A STEAM Education Is Just a Step Away

Help me give my students a STEAM education with LEGO robotics and simple machines, an art easel, and Ozobot for coding.

  • $774 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

Do you remember when you believed you could change the world? When everything and anything was possible? Well, these are my kids. They are extremely energetic, compassionate, and full of curiosity! They come to school each day excited to investigate and explore, Their creativity and collaborative skills are evident as they take on challenges and projects, big and small.

Although my kids live in the shadow of Silicon Valley, their home and school don’t reflect this thriving industry.

Nevertheless, I want to ensure that each and every one of my kids feel confident and empowered to accomplished anything they want...even changing the world!

My Project

My kids first Project-Based Learning experience this year was to create an Ideal Classroom. We have learned all about traditional classrooms and famous people who never fit into the traditional classroom model. Realizing that we have kids like these in our room, we have worked hard in teams to meet the learning styles of every child. We have interviewed each child in our room and researched how different learning styles thrive. Three of the projects are robotics (a Maker Lab), gaming/coding, and an art studio.

With the LEGO WeDo and simple machine sets, an art easel, and Ozobot for coding, my kids will be able to spark their curiosities and passions for a world that normally doesn’t fit into the traditional classroom.

However, these are increasingly what they will need in a 21st-century world.

Mrs. Nickerson
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
WeDo 2.0 Core Set • LEGO Education $189.95 1 $189.95
Simple & Powered Machines Set • LEGO Education $179.95 1 $179.95
Little Partners Deluxe Art Easel - Two Sided A-Fram Paint Easel, Chalk Board & Magnetic Dry Erase - w/Storage, Supply Holder & Paper Feed-Art Station & Educational Tool for Toddlers (Soft White) • Amazon Business $139.99 1 $139.99
Ozobot Bit Coding Robot (Blue) • Amazon Business $35.00 1 $35.00
Hape Art Paper Roll Replacement for Kid's Art Easel Paper- 15"X 787" • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99

Materials cost

$553.88

Vendor shipping charges

$15.00

State sales tax

$50.68

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.31

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$657.87

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$116.09

Total project goal

$773.96

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$773.96

1 Donor

-$773.96

Donations toward project cost

-$657.87

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$116.09

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$0.00

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