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Mr. Young from Spartanburg SC is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Building Brighter Minds One CUBE at a Time!

Help me give my students the Modular Robotics Cubelets Robot Blocks as a tool to help with coding robots.

  • $355 goal

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My Students

I have the privilege of teaching at 4 Title I schools in my district that have diverse populations of students from all over the world. There are students from 10 different countries at my schools. My students enjoy reading, project-based learning activities, robotics and being creative. I have the unique opportunity to teach Horizons, a gifted class at these schools. My students shine when I bring LEGO bricks or electronic kits into a lesson about animals, critical thinking, or problem-solving​ skills. With our students' economic backgrounds, they don't get many opportunities at home to interact with materials to encourage creative thinking.

My Project

The Cubelets Robotics Curiosity Set is an amazing way to encourage students to explore robotics, coding, design, engineering, and more. The Curiosity Set comes with twelve Cubelets: Battery, 2 Drive, Flashlight, 2 Distance, Brightness, Inverse, Passive, Rotate and Bluetooth Hat Cubelets. The Curiosity Set was also the winner of the Learning Magazine 2020 Teachers’ Choice Award for the Classroom. Cubelets would be a great resource for any classroom that encourages critical thinking and problem-solving.

"If we teach today's students are we taught yesterday's, we rob them of tomorrow." John Dewey.

This quote has been part of my classroom philosophy for years. I always encourage students to take chances and to never give up on a dream. I plan to use the Curiosity Set to in Kindergarten through 5th-grade classrooms to introduce students to robotics, coding, design and engineering concepts. For the first lesson, I will give each group of students 3 Cubelets with different functions. Students will have to explore their Cubelets to find out what function they perform. For the following lessons, I will teach students the different functions of each Cubelet and assign students different building projects to complete. For a final project, each group will have the opportunity to use all the Cubelet blocks to complete a robot playground with different Cubelets performing different tasks.

Mr. Young
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Modular Robotics Cubelets Robot Blocks - New Curiosity Set • Amazon Business $249.95 1 $249.95

Materials cost

$249.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$17.62

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.75

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$301.32

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$53.17

Total project goal

$354.49

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$354.49

2 Donors

-$177.23

Donations toward project cost

-$150.65

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.58

match offer

-$177.26

Match offer toward project cost

-$150.67

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.59

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$0.00

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