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Mrs. Comtois from Lowell MA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Coding in a Robotic and Fun Way!

My students need seven Botley the Robot Coding Kits to teach basic coding through active play.

  • $892 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach in a small, urban school with a diverse population. I teach all students in grades K-4 on a weekly basis. All of our students qualify for free breakfast and lunch and more than forty percent come from homes where English is not the primary language.

My students are eager learners and thrive in my classroom when I present hands-on learning activities.

My primary focus is teaching Science and Social Studies to help build background knowledge and vocabulary. I try to provide experiences that these students might not otherwise have.

My Project

My plan is to provide my students in grades K-2 with some hands-on coding opportunities with the newly introduced Botley Robotic Coding Kits. According to the manufacturer, Learning Resources, these kits "introduce coding in an easy and friendly way". The kits are designed to allow students to progress from basic navigational functions to advanced features, and thus will provide opportunities for me to differentiate learning.

These hands-on coding kits are sure to spark curiosity and engagement in learning!

Working in partnerships, my students will not only build coding skills, but will also:

develop key skills for their future

have opportunities to construct knowledge

develop teamwork skills

address technology standards

develop problem-solving and analytical skills

be encouraged to persist and persevere

develop collaboration and communication skills

Any help you can offer with this exciting project would be greatly appreciated!

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Botley The Coding Robot & Action Challenge Accessory Pack • Kaplan Early Learning Company $102.43 7 $717.01

Materials cost

$717.01

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.76

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$757.77

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$133.72

Total project goal

$891.49

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$891.49

1 Donor

-$378.88

Donations toward project cost

-$378.88

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$445.75

Match offer toward project cost

-$378.89

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$66.86

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$66.86

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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