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Mr. Acidera from Honolulu HI is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Coding Coming to Life!

My students need Dash & Dot Robots and Fire 7 Tablets to expand their technological skills and explore the world of code in one of the most engaging ways possible.

  • $1,603 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have a bright and inquisitive group of 20 third graders. My students have gelled together nicely over their short 3 and a half years of learning together. Although they haven't been in every class together, they have a sense of respect and camaraderie that deserves acknowledgment. With the right attitude in learning and team-building, I know my students will go far in life.

They are empathetic, risk-takers, fun-havers, and mistake-makers.

They strive to be the best people they can and help each other through the support of their parents, peers, and other people in their life. They are appreciative in all they do and what they receive. They are my bacon bits.

My Project

My students will see the importance of coding when they see these inanimate bots come to life. For the majority of my students, this will be the first time they code. It will give them an opportunity to seize the love of programming, which opens up doors for the future. My biggest hope is that this will create a sense of challenge that targets every individual human that touches these robots. Let the problem-solving and grit-grinding begin! As my students discover their new-found talents with these robots, I will task them to share their findings with our school community by linking with buddy classes. They will be able to teach the younger grade levels and seek advice from the older grade levels.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wonder Workshop Dash & Dot Robot Wonder Pack • Amazon Business $279.99 3 $839.97
Fire 7 Tablet with Alexa, 7" Display, 16 GB, Canary Yellow - with Special Offers • Amazon Business $62.99 6 $377.94
Dash & Dot Learn to Code Challenge Card Box Set • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99

Materials cost

$1,257.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$55.35

3rd party payment processing fee

$18.87

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,362.12

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$240.37

Total project goal

$1,602.49

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,602.49

12 Donors

-$1,370.91

Donations toward project cost

-$1,166.62

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$204.29

Matching donations from our partners

-$230.00

Match offers toward project cost

-$195.50

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.58

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$0.00

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