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Ms. Rangel from Aurora IL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Bee-Bot Coding with Verizon

My students need six Bee-Bots to learn beginners coding in kindergarten!

  • $537 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My kindergarten class typically works for part of the day at hands-on learning centers that integrate all subject areas. These activities and centers tap into my students' natural curiosity and give ample opportunities for them to be active participants in their own learning.

Each day is a new opportunity to make an impact on their lives - to inspire and drive their desire to learn.

In our district, we know many of our students overcome significant obstacles to pursue their education.

Despite those obstacles, our students arrive in the classroom ready for discovery. These students are inspiring learners.

My Project

Today's technology is so advanced, it's actually become simple enough for kindergarten and first-grade students to learn computer programming and be successful with it.

The Bee-Bots help introduce beginning coding concepts.

In the STEAM lab, students will simply use the toy segments to create various versions of the maze. They can keep rearranging the parts, making the robot mouse behave differently with each iteration. The child has instant feedback with light, sound, and motion, all which are highly motivating to them. Students will learn concepts such as direction, cause and effect, and trial and error. This colorful, easy-to-operate, and friendly little robot is a perfect tool to teach sequencing, estimation, problem solving and just having fun. Students tell Bee-Box to move forward, back and turn left or right by pressing the arrow keys. Then press GO and send him on his way. Bee-Bot stops, beeps and blinks after each step so students can follow along as Bee-Box executes their program.

Ms. Rangel
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BT363 - Bee-Bot® Programmable Robot • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 6 $419.94

Materials cost

$419.94

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.30

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$456.24

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$80.51

Total project goal

$536.75

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$536.75

1 Donor

-$536.75

Donations toward project cost

-$456.24

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$80.51

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$0.00

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