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Ms. Cribb from Aransas Pass TX is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Coding in the 6th Grade? YES!!

Help me give my students more hands-on Information Technology experiences with STEM avenues such as coding with Ozobots, programming and augmented reality so that they are more equipt to pursue and compete in this Digital Era.

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My Students

My students are 21st century learners, who inspire me as a Science teacher to keep them engaged by providing them with authentic STEM learning opportunities. Residing in a low income title 1 school district still recovering from Hurricane Harvey, they lack the means and materials needed to explore the different types of IT opportunities there are but that doesn't stop them from dreaming and seeking out the information. It is my job as their teacher to give them those experiences.

My Project

Through conversations and getting to know you activities, I've discovered that many of my 6th graders are knowledgeable and are interested in coding, gaming design, augmented reality or programming. When I told them about my project goals their faces lit up and willingly gave me their inputs on what to purchase.

My students were born into a digital era where all they know is technology; they need coding, programming and virtual reality materials to engage them with classroom experience and through after school STEM extensions.

My goal is to use these materials to provide students with beginning coding, programming, gaming, augmented reality and design experiences through in class and after school activities and clubs. They just need the tools necessary to soar.

Your donations will go towards the purchasing of Makey Makey invention kits, Dash and Dot kits, Wonder Dash Robots, Sphero kits, Botley the coding Robot, Virtual reality headsets, Code Master Programming Training games, Ozobots, Bit Coding Robots with construction kits, kindle fires with cases to download free coding apps and various instruction books to help guide our learning and challenges.

The materials I have requested will reach a wide range of coding abilities, and will also enhance the learning experience by providing collaboration through writing codes and completing challenges. The Ozobots teaches basic coding to the beginner yet the more advanced student can begin programming it into the computer. The VR headsets are needed to use with augmented reality apps to bring their projects to life.

Ms. Cribb
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sphero SPRK+ Steam Educational Robot • Amazon Business $129.95 4 $519.80
Fire 7 Tablet with Alexa, 7" Display, 8 GB, Black - with Special Offers • Amazon Business $44.99 5 $224.95
Ozobot Bit Coding Robot (Blue) • Amazon Business $44.88 4 $179.52
Bit Coding Robot, Guardians of the Galaxy (Black) • Amazon Business $41.96 4 $167.84
Wonder Workshop Dash Robot • Amazon Business $145.79 1 $145.79
VR Virtual Reality Headset with Trigger / Headphone / Remote Controller and Hard Travel Storage Bag Fit for iPhone Android and Microsoft Smartphone • Amazon Business $24.99 5 $124.95
Learning Resources Botley the Coding Robot Activity Set, 77 Pieces • Amazon Business $58.99 2 $117.98
Wonder Workshop Dot Robotics Kit • Amazon Business $89.99 1 $89.99
Makey Makey An Invention Kit for Everyone • Amazon Business $44.87 2 $89.74
2-Year Protection Plan plus Accident Protection for Fire 7 Tablet (2017 release, delivered via e-mail) • Amazon Business $14.99 5 $74.95
Merge VR/AR Goggles - Virtual Augmented Reality Headset iPhone Android - Adjustable Lenses, Dual Input Buttons, Soft Comfortable, Easy to Clean Share Kids 10+ (Nebula Teal) • Amazon Business $34.99 2 $69.98
Riaour All-New Fire 7 2017 Case, Kids Shock Proof Protective Cover Case for Amazon Fire 7 Tablet (Compatible with 5th Generation 2015/7th Generation 2017) (Green) • Amazon Business $13.99 5 $69.95
Wonder Workshop Build Brick Extensions for Dash and Dot Robots • Amazon Business $18.99 3 $56.97
Wonder Workshop Launcher for Dash Robot • Amazon Business $18.96 3 $56.88
Makey Makey Collectors Gift Box Edition • Amazon Business $47.56 1 $47.56
ThinkFun Code Master Programming Logic Game and STEM Toy for Boys and Girls Age 8 and Up – Teaches Programming Skills Through Fun Gameplay • Amazon Business $15.78 3 $47.34
Mattel Bloxels Build Your Own Video Game • Amazon Business $23.08 2 $46.16
Wonder Workshop Dash & Dot Learn to Code Challenge Card Box Set • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Wonder Workshop Accessories Pack for Dash and Dot Robots • Amazon Business $38.99 1 $38.99
Overwrite Sticker Codes (Codes Pack) for use with Ozobot • Amazon Business $12.99 3 $38.97
Wonder Workshop Xylophone for Dash Robot • Amazon Business $36.35 1 $36.35
Construction Accessory Kit, for Bit • Amazon Business $9.95 3 $29.85
Ozobot Color Code Stickers, for Evo and Bit • Amazon Business $9.95 3 $29.85
Washable Color Code Markers, For Evo and Bit (Multi-Color) • Amazon Business $6.88 3 $20.64
MERGE Cube - Hold a Hologram with Award Winning AR Toy for Kids - iOS or Android Phone or Tablet Brings The Cube to Life, Free Games with Every Purchase, Works VR/AR Goggles • Amazon Business $9.94 2 $19.88
iSolar System: An Augmented Reality Book • Amazon Business $16.62 1 $16.62
20 Makey Makey Projects for the Evil Genius • Amazon Business $15.96 1 $15.96
Dash and Dot (21st Century Skills Innovation Library: Makers As Innovators) • Amazon Business $13.08 1 $13.08
iRobot: Battle with Bots! (iExplore) • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
Animation in Augmented Reality Coloring Books for Kids - the New Interactive 4-Pack, 3D Coloring with Animation, AR/VR App Included • Amazon Business $11.95 1 $11.95
The Big Book of Makerspace Projects: Inspiring Makers to Experiment, Create, and Learn • Amazon Business $11.00 1 $11.00
Hexnub Cover for Sphero Robotic Ball 2.0 & SPRK App-enabled Toys - Accessories to Protect your Robot - Green • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Hexnub Cover for Sphero Robotic Ball 2.0 & SPRK App-enabled Toys - Accessories to Protect your Robot - Yellow • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Makey Makey (21st Century Skills Innovation Library: Makers as Innovators) • Amazon Business $9.94 1 $9.94
Get Coding!: Learn HTML, CSS & JavaScript & Build a Website, App & Game • Amazon Business $9.09 1 $9.09
Hexnub Cover for Sphero Robotic Ball 2.0 & SPRK App-enabled Toys - Accessories to Protect your Robot - Blue • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Hexnub Cover for Sphero Robotic Ball 2.0 & SPRK App-enabled Toys - Accessories to Protect your Robot - Pink • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Envolve Educational Augmented Reality - Animated Coloring Books for Kids - Planets and Space - Educational New Interactive Coloring for Kids, 3D Coloring with Animation, AR/VR App Included • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

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