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Ms. Rucki from Charlotte NC is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Coding in the Classroom

My students need something that is fun, educational, and builds their real-world skills. By working with micro:bits students will be able to build programming and coding skills which are hugely marketable to employers and consumers today.

  • $788 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My amazing students are high poverty, minority students who have everything against them. I am working hard to give them a positive learning environment and introduce them to experiences that may not always have been available to them.

My students learn best while working on hands-on activities, and they enjoy working on fun projects.

With this project I give the students a fun way to learn to work with computers and logically figure out how to solve problems and think critically.

My Project

Microbits are a basic way to introduce coding and programming to beginners. With these microbits students will be able to practice working with code and seeing their successes firsthand.

Most students today will be employed in career fields that don't even exist yet, and by bringing coding into the classroom they get a leg up on the competition.

I want to make sure my students have every opportunity, and by giving them the chance to have fun while coding I can help open up their futures.

With this project we are opening up the world of technology to the future and not just limiting technology to where it is now.

Ms. Rucki
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 85 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BBC micro:bit micro-controller with motion detection, compass, LED display and Bluetooth • Amazon Business $19.49 30 $584.70

Materials cost

$584.70

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$45.61

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.77

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$669.08

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$118.07

Total project goal

$787.15

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$787.15

9 Donors

-$652.15

Donations toward project cost

-$554.33

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$97.82

match offer

-$135.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$114.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.25

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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