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Mrs. Shell from Michigan City IN is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Can We Code? Yes, We Can!

Help me give my students Dash and Dot robots to learn about coding, technology, and twenty first century skills.

  • $394 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"Learning is an active process. We learn by doing." - Dale Carnegie.

I teach a fun, energetic group of kindergartners with a love of learning.

My students come from diverse backgrounds and bring a variety of experiences into the classroom. They enjoy learning and are always ready and eager to explore and learn something new. Students take an active role in the learning by exploring and using their critical thinking skills daily. My goal is for all of my students to not only meet but exceed the Indiana Academic Standards by creating a student-centered classroom.

Eighty-eight percent of my students receive free breakfast and lunch. The National Student Clearinghouse Research Center states that poverty is the best predictor of college attendance and completion. Their research has also found a good education is seldom available to children living in poverty, but the long-term solution is a high-quality education. Poverty is increasing, but the spending on education is not. The challenges my kindergartners face on a daily basis do not stop them from coming to school with a positive attitude and an eagerness to learn.

My Project

My kinders love to learn and are always up for a challenge! They love learning about robots and coding. My kinders enjoy learning their literacy and math skills in a hands on way.

These robots would bring our learning to a whole new level.

Students will use these robots to learn their sight words and math facts. They will also learn about coding and get my students excited about technology and STEM.

My students may be little but they can do things the "big kids" can, too. If we get them excited now about technology and twenty first century skills, they will be coding even bigger things when they are older and will seek out opportunities for STEM jobs.

Mrs. Shell
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wonder Workshop Dash – Coding Robot for Kids 6+ – Voice Activated – Navigates Objects – 5 Free Programming STEM Apps – Creating Confident Digital Citizens • Amazon Business $149.99 2 $299.98

Materials cost

$299.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$334.48

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$59.03

Total project goal

$393.51

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$393.51

7 Donors

-$294.49

Donations toward project cost

-$251.82

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.67

match offer

-$97.25

Match offer toward project cost

-$82.66

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.59

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.77

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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