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  • $1,196 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mr. Phillips
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households
  • 2 donors
  • $0 still needed

BOLT Bots

Help me give my students the technology to drive their imaginations with Makerspace creations using Sphero robots.

My Students

For the past several years, our students have been engaged in becoming a culture of thinkers, a place where a group’s collective as well as individual thinking is valued, visible, and actively promoted as part of the regular, day-to-day experience of all group members. We recently adopted the Leader In Me program that helps teach our students leadership, accountability, adaptability, initiative, and self-direction, cross-cultural skills, responsibility, problem-solving, communication, creativity, and teamwork.

Our classroom of thinkers are the leaders of the leaders.

They are burdened not only by being the model learners for their younger brothers, sisters, cousins, and friends who look up to them, but they also are on the verge of one of the biggest transitions of their lives as they prepare to enter the middle school with their 600 new classmates.

My Project

There's no question that our students are at the precipice of a brand new world. They will be facing new challenges that we can only begin to imagine. They will be dealing with dilemmas that we haven't dreamed of yet. The twenty-first century skills that will be required to solve these problems need to be honed and developed at an early age.

Our students need every opportunity to practice and perfect the skills that they're going to need to change the world.

These robots, the Sphero Bolt, will be the new technology that drives our makerspace; the environment that will provide them the freedom to explore, innovate, collaborate, create, make mistakes, and most importantly, have fun.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sphero BOLT App-Enabled Robot • Amazon Business $149.99 6 $899.94
Hexnub Cover for Sphero Robotic Ball 2.0 SPRK App-Enabled Toy Accessories Protect Your Robot - Clear • Amazon Business $11.99 6 $71.94

Materials cost

$971.88

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$14.58

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,016.46

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$179.38

Total project goal

$1,195.84

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,195.84

1 Donor

-$203.29

Donations toward project cost

-$203.29

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$956.67

Match offer toward project cost

-$813.17

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$143.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$35.87

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 24 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by SONIC Drive-In and one other donor.

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