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Mrs. Laird from Rialto CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Coding in Real Life

My students need Sphero SPRK to extend their coding skills. They've learned the basics online, however they haven't been able to apply their skills. Thank you.

  • $524 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have a tremendous group of students this year. They are very excited to learn. We've only been in school for a week, and they're already turning in assignments from Google Slides. Not just that, they're asking for more ways to use technology in the classroom. I even have a couple of students that are turning in things electronically instead of on paper.

This year was made even more special by having students from families that I already have a positive relationship with.

My Project

The students will use the SPHERO SPRK for real-life applied coding. We will be making our own mazes for the Sphero SPRK to travel through. It will be a totally different experience to see what happens when they make errors and have successes. That will get us to our next goal. We will apply that knowledge to our LEGO competitions.

This project will help make learning code fun.

This will be the first opportunity that my students will have programming. I want them to have every chance to experience different forms of technology. It's something I would want for my own children.

Mrs. Laird
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 72 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sphero SPRK+ STEAM Educational Robot • Amazon Business $124.99 3 $374.97

Materials cost

$374.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$34.31

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.62

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$444.90

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$78.51

Total project goal

$523.41

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$523.41

8 Donors

-$261.14

Donations toward project cost

-$221.97

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.17

match offer

-$262.27

Match offer toward project cost

-$222.93

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.34

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$0.00

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