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Mr. Baumheckel from Fresno CA is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Coder Club Tablet

My students need a Surface Pro 4 and a keyboard to create programs.

  • $1,237 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students choose to attend our school because it is a STEM school offering a diverse program in the arts as well including robust programs in drama, forensics, visual arts. We have an exceptional student body in that most thrive in cooperative group settings where the product is far greater than the sum of its parts. Each student brings a unique wealth of talents and struggles including endearing personalities, energies, and social flare.

Our school serves students from an urban area (500,000 people in our city) attending the third largest school district in California.

68% of our students qualify for free and reduced lunch. We are very ethnically diverse and we are located in a neighborhood that shows evidence of the increase in societal struggles that accompany poverty.

My Project

Students come together to explore coding using the fantastic curriculum of Code.org and CodeCombat.com. They wrestle with the logical arguments and see dynamically how the lines of code that they are writing impact the functionality of the program. Providing a stable platform will allow them to bypass the frustration and occasional obstacle of the device not functioning well enough to load the curriculum and allow adaptation.

A Surface Pro 4 will allow students who don't have the resources to explore the world of coding to develop logical thought processes used across the many fields of STEM.

This will attract students who may be on the fringe of coding to be welcomed in to an entire new realm of possibilities and opportunities.

Mr. Baumheckel
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Microsoft Surface Pro 4 (128 GB, 4 GB RAM, Intel Core i5) • Amazon Business $825.00 1 $825.00
Microsoft Type Cover for Surface Pro - Black • Amazon Business $97.77 1 $97.77

Materials cost

$922.77

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$84.43

3rd party payment processing fee

$13.84

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,051.04

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$185.48

Total project goal

$1,236.52

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,236.52

1 Donor

-$1,236.52

Donations toward project cost

-$1,051.04

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$185.48

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$0.00

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