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Mrs. Dickerson from Kosciusko MS is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Carrying Our Coding Around!

Help me give my students First LEGO League teams each a new iPad for coding their LEGO Mindstorms robots.

  • $479 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My fifth grade intellectually gifted students come to my classroom ready to hit the ground running. They cannot wait to see what lessons I have prepared for them each class period. Their eagerness to learn is absolutely exhilarating.

They are energetic, creative, and very social people.

Based on their willingness to attempt any challenge, excitement after successes, and ability to recover quickly from failures, they are destined for great things in the future.

I truly believe in my students and look for opportunities to support them in every way I possibly can and to provide opportunities within my classroom that will continue to expand their imaginations, their strengths, and their weaknesses in order to give them every possible chance of becoming the wonderful leaders of tomorrow I know they can be.

My Project

My Gifted Education students currently participate in First LEGO League. Part of their program requires them to build and code their own robot. I have three classes/teams that must share one iPad for this process. This makes it very difficult to keep the iPad charged between classes.

Having another iPad and a protective case would my students to carry our coding around with us.

It would allow students to move freely about our LEGO Robot Game table without fear of accidents. It would allow us to switch iPads between teams so our other devices can fully charge before the next team comes to class.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple - iPad (Latest Model) with Wi-Fi - 32GB - Silver • Best Buy Education $329.99 1 $329.99
iPad 6th Generation Cases, iPad 2018 Case, iPad 9.7 Inch Case,Hybrid Shockproof Rugged Drop Protection Cover Built with Kickstand for New iPad 9.7 inch A1893/A1954/A1822,/A1823 (Purple) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99

Materials cost

$346.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$24.29

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.20

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$406.47

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$71.73

Total project goal

$478.20

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$478.20

4 Donors

-$318.80

Donations toward project cost

-$270.99

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$47.81

match offer

-$159.40

Match offer toward project cost

-$135.49

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.91

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$0.00

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