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Mrs. Betancourt from Irving TX is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Coding for 1st Graders With Spheros!

Help me give my students three Sphero Mini App-Enabled Programmable Robot Balls to learn to code!

  • $189 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work at a Title I school in a low socioeconomic area. All of our students receive free lunch because of their economic needs. My students are English language learners and many of them are being raised in single-parent households. These curious and creative learners are also part of the Gifted and Talented Program.

Even though they may face so many challenges at home, they are always excited and eager to learn.

Please help these young enthusiastic minds reach their full potential!

My Project

These tools will help create a bigger and better Genius Hour and Makerspace environment for my class. These items will spark creativity, improve problem-solving skills, and promote teamwork.

Let’s prepare these young minds for the future by teaching them about robotics, and coding with the robots I am requesting.

I want to give them the opportunity for hands-on learning and a chance to invent and create.

Please help these future Engineers, Architects, Scientists, Designers, and Inventors reach their full potential with these STEM tools. Let’s help them reach their goals!

I am requesting three Sphero minis to help my students learn to code.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sphero Mini (Blue) App-Enabled Programmable Robot Ball - STEM Educational Toy for Kids Ages 8 & Up - Drive, Game & Code with Sphero Play & Edu App • Amazon Business $44.83 1 $44.83
Sphero Mini (Green) App-Enabled Programmable Robot Ball - STEM Educational Toy for Kids Ages 8 & Up - Drive, Game & Code with Sphero Play & Edu App, 1.57", Green • Amazon Business $42.97 1 $42.97
Sphero Mini (Black) App-Enabled Programmable Robot Ball - STEM Educational Toy for Kids Ages 8 & Up - Drive, Game & Code with Sphero Play & Edu App • Amazon Business $40.56 1 $40.56

Materials cost

$128.36

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.93

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$160.29

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$28.29

Total project goal

$188.58

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$188.58

2 Donors

-$94.29

Donations toward project cost

-$80.15

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.14

match offer

-$94.28

Match offer toward project cost

-$80.14

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.14

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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