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Ms. Hackett from Santa Clara CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Bots for Tots

Help me give my students Bee-Bot programmable robots to help them learn how to code.

  • $621 goal

This project expired on January 29, 2020.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The first thing I noticed about my students this year is how excited they are about learning, they are little sponges! They are a very diverse group, speaking more than 10 different languages. We spend a lot of time getting to know each other in order to build our classroom culture and we all benefit from having people in our class from so many different backgrounds.

My students epitomize the beautiful diversity of the bay area.

The neighborhood in which our school is located is in a bit of transition. It has traditionally been relatively low-income, however, there is now a mix of people from various socio-economic statuses and our school reflects that diversity.

Our school really emphasizes the importance of meeting the students' social-emotional needs as well as their academic needs. We are also a technology magnet school, so even the Kindergarteners learn to code! If you were to step onto our campus you would see that it is a very happy place where interactions amongst students and staff are caring and respectful. Our school is a great place to teach and learn.

My Project

My students love anything that has to do with technology. They have already started learning how to code using Scratch on their Chromebooks. When we were talking about our hopes and dreams at the beginning of the school year, a good handful of my students said that one of their dreams was to learn how to program robots.

You will literally be helping their dreams come true by supporting this project.

Students will work together in partners and small groups to program these Bee-Bots. This will give them a great experience in programming that they will also be able to apply to their Scratch coding and other future projects.

Ms. Hackett
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Bee-Bot(r) Starter Pack • Kaplan Early Learning Company $199.95 2 $399.90
Bee-Bot(r) Docking Station • Kaplan Early Learning Company $49.95 1 $49.95

Materials cost

$449.85

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$41.16

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.75

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$527.76

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$93.13

Total project goal

$620.89

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$620.89

2 Donors

-$385.17

Donations toward project cost

-$385.17

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$167.75

Match offer toward project cost

-$142.59

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.16

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$67.97

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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