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Ms. Carino from Gloucester VA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Alohomora, Coding Unlocked!

Help me give my students 4 Harry Potter wands to strengthen their understanding of coding.

  • $513 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our elementary students grow and learn at a Pre K-5 rural elementary school. Being in a rural community, we would like to bring opportunities that they may not be exposed to otherwise. They are wonderful children who are eager to expand their experiences and minds. We are partners in our journey through the years they spend with us.

Being a part of their journey, I have learned from my many years of teaching that students need to be connected to what they are learning.

My Project

These Harry Potter wands will illuminate my students understanding of coding. They will be working with partners and rotating through stations to experience different aspects of coding, through plugged and unplugged interactions. They will see their algorithms in action in front of their eyes. In the course of learning how to code, my students will also face challenges and make mistakes, but I believe the process is as important as the outcome.

"Failure is instructive, the person who really thinks learns quite as much from his failures as from his success," a quote attributed to American philosopher, John Dewey and I believe by having these resources, my students will be enriched through this wonderful experience.

Ms. Carino
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 300 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kano Harry Potter Coding Kit – Build a Wand. Learn To Code. Make Magic. • Amazon Business $99.99 4 $399.96

Materials cost

$399.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.00

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$435.96

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$76.93

Total project goal

$512.89

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$512.89

6 Donors

-$511.89

Donations toward project cost

-$435.11

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$76.78

match offer

-$1.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$0.85

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.15

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$0.00

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