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Mrs. Tripp from Buxton ME is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A TrippTastic Coding Adventure!

Help me give my students a unique opportunity to have some hands-on STEAM learning within the classroom. The Sphero is a GREAT tool to teach coding and can impact student learning in positive ways!

  • 12 donors
  • $637 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our middle school is a rural school consisting of students from 5 different towns; Buxton, Standish, Frye Island, Limington, and Hollis. Our students come from all walks of life and different economic backgrounds. We have a large percentage of students who qualify for free or reduced lunch, and also quite a few students who do not have a stable home to live in. Despite these different backgrounds from all of our students, our students still strive to do their best.

What stands out the most about our students is their desire to take things to the next level.

Our students are resilient and determined to do their best, no matter what their socioeconomic background may be!

My Project

The world is changing, and coding is a major part of many careers... especially those that focus on technology, mathematics, and science. With this project, students will get a hands-on opportunity to learn coding and see their results in real time. Students will take these robots through obstacles and have to overcome challenges in order to find success. Projects such as this help to show our students the importance of perseverance and learning from our mistakes, as well as learning a skill that can lead to successful careers in many different fields. I want to inspire my students to try their best and take on any challenge that comes their way!

Mrs. Tripp
Grades 6-8
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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12 donors12 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 90 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sphero Mini (Green) App-Enabled Programmable Robot Ball - STEM Educational Toy for Kids Ages 8 & Up - Drive, Game & Code with Sphero Play & Edu App, 1.57", Green • Amazon Business $40.00 12 $480.00

Materials cost

$480.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$24.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.20

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$541.20

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$95.51

Total project goal

$636.71

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$636.71

11 Donors

-$547.70

Donations toward project cost

-$470.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$76.90

match offer

-$82.84

Match offer toward project cost

-$70.41

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.43

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$6.18

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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