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Mrs. Franklin from Waukegan IL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Coding and Programming Today

My students need Spheros and Wonder Workshop's Dot and Dash to help them with basic programming literacy in a digital age.

  • $872 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school consists of a diverse low economic population of students and families who work at an exceedingly high rate of effort. We are a Title I school, which means that 90% of the children receive free or reduced lunch. Our families and teachers work above the norm at wanting the very best for our children because we all believe that they have that special spark that will take them beyond the next level. I believe in them and all they can accomplish.

My Project

Technology is everywhere in my students life. It is important that they don't just use technology but they understand how it works. Wonder Workshop's Dot and Dash robots will be a great way for them to begin to understand the process.

My students will feel incredibly empowered as they are engaged in creativity, critical thinking, communication and collaboration.

My students will use Dot and Dash Robots and Spheros to put together narratives to tell stories, create models, math problems, art projects and many other things. There are tons of possibilities.

The Apple Pen is an amazing stylus that my students can use for taking notes, capturing observations on a field trip, shading detailed illustrations with all the tools from an art room, marking up documents, and anything else students need to do.

I strive to create a classroom where technology is a necessary skill used to contribute to the ever-changing world.

Mrs. Franklin
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sphero SPRK+ STEAM Educational Robot • Amazon Business $129.91 3 $389.73
Wonder Workshop Dash Robot • Amazon Business $135.85 1 $135.85
Apple Pencil for iPad Pro, White • Amazon Business $94.88 1 $94.88
Wonder Workshop Dot Creativity Kit Robot • Amazon Business $79.99 1 $79.99

Materials cost

$700.45

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.51

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$740.96

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$130.76

Total project goal

$871.72

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$871.72

2 Donors

-$376.00

Donations toward project cost

-$374.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.50

match offer

-$431.13

Match offer toward project cost

-$366.46

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$64.67

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$64.59

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$0.00

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